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Cohen & Gresser LLP

800 THIRD AVENUE, NEW YORK 10022, USA
Tel:
Work +212 957 7600
Fax:
Fax +212 957 4514
Email:
Web:
www.cohengresser.com
New York, Paris, Seoul, Washington DC

Jonathan Abernethy

Tel:
Work +1 212 707 1322
Email:
Web:
www.cohengresser.com/
Cohen & Gresser LLP

Work Department

White Collar Defense & Litigation / Litigation & Arbitration

Position

Partner

Career

Jonathan Abernethy represents clients in white collar criminal and regulatory investigations, internal investigations, and complex commercial litigation. He is an expert on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), having handled significant FCPA matters as a prosecutor and in the private sector. Jon also represents companies and individuals in sensitive investigations and prosecutions involving securities fraud, money laundering, wire and mail fraud, public corruption, antitrust, commodities fraud, health care fraud, and other white collar matters. He has extensive experience with various U.S. Attorney's Offices, the Department of Justice, the SEC, the CFTC, the New York Attorney General’s Office, and the Manhattan D.A.'s Office.

Languages

English

Member

New York State Bar; Massachusetts Bar; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Education

J.D. Columbia Law School, 1996; B.A., Stanford University, 1991


United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Within: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Recent developments for New York-headquartered boutique Cohen & Gresser LLP include expanding practices in Paris and London, which better enable the group to represent clients in a variety of transatlantic investigations and criminal enforcement matters. Highlights for co-founding partner and practice head Mark Cohen included representing Vanja Baros, a former analyst for Och-Ziff Capital Management's European subsidiary, in a case brought by the SEC charging him with violations of the FCPA and Investment Adviser's Act; Cohen's work led to the dismissal of the entire complaint. Other key individuals include Jonathan Abernethy, S Gale Dick and Jason Brown.

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