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Darryl Cohen, Esq.

Former Chairman of the Daytime Emmy Awards organization, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). Darryl Cohen is an Atlanta based Entertainment attorney, Cohen appeared regularly on WXIA-TV/Channel 11, the NBC affiliate, and on the Fox News Channel.  He currently provides on-air legal commentary for CNN/HNN.  His Entertainment practice includes representation of on-air network talent, including anchors, actors, photographers, models, recording artists, and talent agencies.
Cohen founded and is permanent chair of the Southern Regional Entertainment and Sports Law Conference, which currently includes Florida, Georgia, New York, and Tennessee.   He currently serves as Legal Committee Chair of NATAS, Legal Chairman of the Northern California and Southeast Chapters; Past President of the Southeast Chapter; and a voting member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) based in Hollywood, California.
He has served as President and National Board Member of the Screen Actors Guild, Georgia branch, and previously served on the Atlanta Board of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA). Mr. Cohen has also co-hosted several local television telethons and was an on-camera spokesperson for WPBA-TV’s pledge drives and Master of Ceremonies for numerous local events.
Cohen was previously a partner of Katz, Smith & Cohen in Atlanta, Georgia.