For the twenty third consecutive year, Frank A. Petro, Esq. of Petro Cohen, P.C. has been named to The Best Lawyers in America list.  

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Frank Petro, a founding partner at Petro Cohen, P.C., heads the Workers’ Compensation Department and has been consecutively named to The Best Lawyers in America list for 23 years.   He is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney, which is the highest specialty certification available to New Jersey workers’ compensation lawyers.  Mr. Petro has held this distinction since the State first issued the certification in 1998.

Mr. Petro is a former President of the leading professional organization for New Jersey workers’ compensation lawyers and judges, The Justice James H. Coleman, Jr.  New Jersey Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court, which has a membership of approximately 150 lawyers and judges throughout the State.  He also served as one of 38 National Trustees for the American Inns of Court Foundation, the nation’s leading professional organization promoting legal excellence, professionalism, ethics, and civility for United States judges and lawyers, and held the position of Treasurer from 2008 to 2012.  Almost 150,000 judges and lawyers across the United States have participated in the American Inns of Court program.

In addition to being named in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, he has been recognized in the area of workers’ compensation for 14 consecutive years on the Super Lawyers® list.  Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  Mr. Petro also has a Preeminent (“AV”) rating from the world’s leading lawyer referral service, Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating available to attorneys for skills and ethics.  Mr. Petro also has a Superb rating from AVVO, an online legal services marketplace.

“For more than a third of the century,” says Best Lawyers CEO Steven Naifeh, “Best Lawyers has been the gold standard of excellence in the legal profession.” President Phil Greer adds, “We are extremely proud of that record and equally proud to acknowledge the accomplishments of these exceptional legal professionals.”  For more information, visit

The Northfield, NJ based law firm of Petro Cohen Attorneys at Law handles workers’ compensation, personal injury litigation, and Social Security disability claims.  Serving all of southern New Jersey, Petro Cohen, P.C. has offices in Northfield, Cherry Hill, Hamilton, and Cape May Court House, NJ.  For more information, visit or contact Susan Petro at 609.677.1700.

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With exceptional legal credentials and experience, Petro Cohen, P.C. Attorneys at Law handle workers’ compensation, personal injury litigation, and Social Security disability claims.  Dedicated to providing the highest quality of legal service available, the attorneys and staff share a passion for winning and an uncompromised commitment to every client.  Recognized as a leading New Jersey law firm for workers’ compensation and personal injury, Petro Cohen, P.C. handles cases throughout southern and central New Jersey.  For more information or an appointment at the Northfield, Cherry Hill, Hamilton, or Cape May, NJ offices, call 888.675.7607 or visit