Michael E. McMahon

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Phone: 732.747.9003
Toll Free: 888.375.7600
Fax: 732.747.9004
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127 Maple Avenue
Red Bank, NJ 07701


Michael E. McMahon is an associate with the firm. He primarily represents injured parties in complex civil litigation cases including product liability, asbestos litigation, and other civil litigation matters.

Mr. McMahon earned his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2004 and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Mary’s College of Maryland in 1998. During law school, he served as Research Assistant to Professor Robert J. Martin, a sitting state senator at the time. After law school Mr. McMahon served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable John J. Hughes in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey.

Prior to joining Cohen, Placitella & Roth, Mr. McMahon focused his practice on complex commercial litigation section of a respected northern New Jersey law firm. He also served as Deputy Attorney General in the State of New Jersey Attorney General’s Office in the Environmental Protection Group.

Practice Areas

  • Complex civil litigation
  • Product liability
  • Mesothelioma and Asbestos litigation
  • Environmental injury
  • Employee workplace safety

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court, New Jersey


  • Seton Hall School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Saint Mary’s College of Maryland, B.A., 1998

Honors & Awards

  • Included in the list of “New Jersey Rising Stars” in Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, based on peer review ratings, 2011.

Community Service

  • Michael E. McMahon serves as trustee to Project U.S.E., a not-for-profit outdoor experiential education program, and also serves on the Board of Advisors for Brookdale Community College’s Paralegal Studies Department.