Mark A. May

Bar/Court Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1998
  • B.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 1985

Mark focuses his practice in the areas of general commercial litigation, insurance coverage and intellectual property litigation, including business interruption claims and contract disputes.

He is a Director of the Firm and a member of the Insurance Coverage Litigation and Litigation Groups.


Prior to joining Cohen & Grigsby in 2002, Mark was an associate at the Pittsburgh office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart.

He was elected as a Director of Cohen & Grigsby in 2005.


  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Honors and Achievements

Mark has written articles for the Cohen & Grigsby Review and has given presentations at firm-sponsored events. He wrote “Strict Adherence to the Requirement of a Sworn Proof of Loss is Necessary Under Federally-Funded Insurance Programs.”

He was a co-presenter in 2005 at a Cohen & Grigsby seminar, “Lessons Learned from Ivan, Katrina and Rita: Insurance Coverage Issues for Businesses.” His topic was “What Happens After the Loss?”


  • Presenter, “Insurance Bad Faith: When, What and How,” Webinar Sponsored by FC&S National Underwriters, October 2017