Ms. Kim Brooks-Rodney is an AV-Rated lawyer and partner at Cohen & Cohen, P.C. She is passionate about protecting the rights of injured people and specializes in the areas of medical malpractice, automobile negligence, product defects, and other serious injuries.
Ms.Brooks-Rodney has helped her injured clients to get millions of dollars of compensation from countless settlements and jury trials. She is a fierce contender in the courtroom and during legal proceedings while being compassionate and respectful to her clients and their families. Her previous experience of being staff counsel for an insurance company makes her especially well-suited to fighting powerful insurance companies to give her clients the compensation they deserve.
Ms. Brooks-Rodney was named one of Washington’s Top Lawyers in 2009 and 2011, and one of Washington’s Best Lawyers in 2013 and 2015, by Washingtonian Magazine. She was named one of Northern Virginia’s Top Lawyers in 2016. She has appeared on NBC 4 News, Fox 5 news and Channel 9 News, and has been quoted by the Washington Post, the San Diego Union-Tribune, MSNBC, CNBC, the Huffington Post and the Examiner.
Ms. Brooks-Rodney serves on the Board of Governors of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington D.C. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Prince George’s County Bar Association.
Ms. Brooks Rodney focused her formal and experiential education on being able to uphold the rights of innocent people. While studying at the University of Pennsylvania where she earned her B.A. in Political Science and Sociology, she was a research assistant to Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. During her time at American University, Washington College of Law, she was a law clerk at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Civil Rights Division.
After earning her J.D., Ms. Brooks-Rodney became a Staff Attorney at the U.S. Department of Labor and subsequently became an Assistant Corporation Counsel at the Office of Corporation Counsel’s Civil Division in Washington, D.C. She also held a position as an Assistant General Counsel at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority before becoming a trial lawyer for State Farm with David L.Hendricks and Associates in Lanham, Maryland. Just before coming to Cohen & Cohen, P.C. Ms. Brooks-Rodney was the Managing Attorney of Hartford Insurance Company’s Staff Counsel Office in Alexandria, Virginia.