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Cohen & Gresser LLP

Work +212 957 7600
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New York, Paris, Seoul, Washington DC

Cohen & Gresser is an international law firm with offices in New York, Paris, Seoul and Washington, D.C. 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

Litigation and arbitration: Cohen & Gresser 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 litigation.

Intellectual property and technology: Cohen & Gresser represents clients in patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition matters. The firm’s patent litigators are skilled in computer software and hardware, mobile technology, electronics, medical devices, life sciences, mechanical engineering, consumer products, financial transactions, and business methods. Its IP litigators also represent clients in trademark, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition cases. The firm’s IP transactional attorneys represent clients in licensing agreements and agreements to transfer technology, patents, copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property assets.

Privacy and data security: Cohen & Gresser 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.

White-collar defense: Cohen & Gresser represents corporations and individuals in federal and state regulatory investigations, proceedings before self-regulatory organizations, corporate internal investigations, and white- collar criminal cases. Staffed by highly experienced former federal and state prosecutors and defense counsel, this group has represented clients in most of the major investigations of recent years and has defended institutions and senior executives in proceedings involving the US Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York State Attorney General, the NYSE, FINRA, the FSA and the Federal Reserve.

Corporate: Cohen & Gresser 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, securities law compliance, and real estate. 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. The firm also serves as outside general counsel to a number of privately held companies and regularly counsels clients on executive compensation and employment issues.

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

Tax: Cohen & Gresser’s tax practice serves a wide and diversified client base, ranging from individuals to multinational corporations. The firm’s attorneys have a deep understanding of corporate tax, private client tax issues, tax litigation, and real estate tax restructuring.

Managing Partner: Lawrence T Gresser

Other Offices:

Number of Partners: 22

Number of Other Fee-Earners: 72

Other Staff: 40

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