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Cohen & Gresser LLP

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New York, Paris, Seoul, Washington DC

Cohen & Gresser is an international law firm with offices in New York, Seoul, Paris, Washington, D.C., and London. The firm represents clients in complex litigation, investigations, and corporate transactions, and its clients include major financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies across a broad spectrum of industries throughout the world. Cohen & Gresser has litigated and negotiated against some of the largest law firms in the world and has an outstanding record of success in high-stakes and high-profile engagements.

Main Areas of Practice: 

Corporate: C&G assists clients in a wide range of corporate matters, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financing, fund formation, corporate governance, and securities law compliance. The firm’s attorneys represent public companies, early-stage and late-stage private companies, venture capital and private equity funds, hedge funds, and investment banks. C&G attorneys also serve as outside general counsel to a number of privately held companies.

Employment: The firm’s employment attorneys represent employers and executives in a variety of litigation and counseling matters. Its lawyers have significant experience in counseling international clients, employers, and top managers/executives, as well as representing them in litigation relating to various employment and labor-related issues.

Intellectual Property & Technology: Cohen & Gresser handles a wide range of intellectual property and technology matters. The firm’s litigators have experience in patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition litigation and advise clients on internet privacy issues, data security, and technology law. Its transactional lawyers protect its clients’ patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, and trade secrets; manage trademark portfolios, and negotiate and draft a wide range of licensing and technology-related agreements.

Litigation & Arbitration: C&G handles major cases in federal and state courts, before government agencies, and in a variety of domestic and international arbitration settings. The firm has substantial experience in antitrust and unfair competition, bankruptcy litigation and counseling, class action defense, commercial litigation, directors and officers litigation, employment, healthcare litigation, partnership disputes, products liability, real estate litigation, and securities law.

Privacy & Data Security: Cohen & Gresser’s global privacy, data protection, and data security attorneys advise clients on a broad range of privacy and data protection matters, including developing and implementing privacy policies and procedures, privacy-related litigation, regulatory investigations, global compliance, cross-border data transfers, website terms and conditions, social media and other new information technologies, cybersecurity and network intrusion issues, and contractual matters involving privacy and security.

Tax: Cohen & Gresser’s tax lawyers work together as an integrated team. The firm’s practice is international in scope and serves a wide and diversified client base, ranging from individuals to multinational corporations. Through a business-oriented approach and core understanding of clients’ transactions, C&G efficiently assists clients in reaching their goals.

Real Estate: C&G’s real estate group regularly advises clients on all aspects of real estate transactions, including issues involving tax, joint venture and operating agreements, mortgage and mezzanine loan financing, construction agreements, intellectual property, and emerging technologies such as blockchain and digital currencies. They also have extensive experience representing clients in real estate disputes, including those involving breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract claims.

White Collar Defense & Regulation: C&G regularly represents clients in a wide variety of investigations, including market manipulation, securities fraud, insider trading, corruption/bribery, money laundering, OFAC, and FCPA investigations. Members of its cross-border team advise on major corporate internal investigations and handle proceedings before and in cooperation with a number of global regulatory bodies, including the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in the U.K.; the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) in the U.S.; and the French financial market authority (AMF), Banking Authority (ACPR), and financial prosecutor (PNF).

  • Managing Partner - Global
  • Lawrence Gresser
  • Managing Partner - New York
  • Mark Cohen
  • Managing Partner - Washington, DC
  • Melissa Maxman
  • Other Offices
  • Seoul
  • Paris
  • Washington, DC
  • London
  • Number of Partners: 28
  • Number of Other Fee-Earners: 50
  • Other Staff: 40
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Cantonese
  • Dutch
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Farsi

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