Our Team

Steve Cohen - Pollock Cohen LLP

Steve Cohen


For 35 years before going to law school, Steve was a successful publishing executive – including at Time and Scholastic – and the CEO of three internet start-ups. After being admitted to the New York Bar, he worked for three years for legendary trial lawyer Tom Moore’s firm KDLM. At KDLM, Steve was the principal investigator and lead attorney on a $1 billion False Claims Act qui tam case; won his first trial; and was awarded the American Bar Association’s Outstanding Services Award for the Military Pro Bono Project. 


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Christopher K. Leung


Chris is an experienced litigator and successful trial attorney who has tirelessly worked to protect the public interest. He is a fierce, effective advocate for his clients, and his track record speaks for itself: recently, he won a $247 million trial verdict. For over a decade, Chris served as an Assistant Attorney General, Special Counsel, and Tobacco Enforcement Section Chief at the New York State Attorney General’s Office. While there, he oversaw New York’s enforcement of the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement and tobacco policy efforts.


Darth Newman - Pollock Cohen LLP

Darth M. Newman


Darth is a skilled trial attorney with a decade of litigation experience in complex commercial and intellectual property cases. His practice focuses on contract and shareholder disputes, computer hacking and data breaches, and trade secret misappropriation. Darth has conducted “bet the company” litigation and has tried shareholder disputes, fraud, insider dealing, and fiduciary duty matters worth millions of dollars.



Adam Pollock - Pollcok Cohen LLP

Adam Pollock


Adam is a recognized, respected litigator, with deep experience and stellar professional credentials from both private practice and government, and a background in the technology industry. He provides high-quality case strategy and representation for domestic and international clients litigating civil lawsuits, disputes, and arbitrations. Complementing this practice, he files qui tam whistlebLVitale@PollockCohen.comlower (False Claims Act) actions in a broad range of industries.  Indeed, Adam especially delivers solutions for clients facing issues on multiple fronts.   


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Liana Roza Vitale


Liana is a litigator with over a decade of experience in state and federal court actions and arbitration matters. She has represented a diverse range of clients across a variety of industries and legal claims from pre-litigation counseling through appellate practice. Her areas of expertise include complex commercial litigation, contractual disputes and business torts. She also has experience in public and private international law, litigation under the False Claims Act, securities and employment discrimination claims, intellectual property disputes, and bankruptcy-related litigation.