Kwaku Andoh is a partner at Cohen & Gresser and the head of the firm’s Africa practice. He regularly advises on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, joint ventures and other corporate transactions, as well as general corporate counseling.  Kwaku has substantial experience in deal negotiation and documentation across a broad spectrum of industries, including information technology, biotechnology, consumer products, energy and commodities, and the financial services sector.

Prior to joining the firm, Kwaku served as Managing Director & Associate General Counsel of JPMorgan Chase, where he advised on over $10 billion in mergers and acquisitions transactions, investments in FinTech startups, and venture capital transactions for all JPMorgan Chase lines of business worldwide.

Previously, Kwaku practiced with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Fenwick & West LLP in Palo Alto, where he focused primarily on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions.  He is a graduate of Stanford Law School, where he was Notes Editor for the Stanford Law Review and Associate Managing Editor of the Stanford Journal of International Law.  Kwaku has a Master’s Degree in Economics from Boston University and he received his undergraduate degree in Economics, cum laude, from Gustavus Adolphus College.

Kwaku Andoh is a partner at Cohen & Gresser and the head of the firm’s Africa practice. He regularly advises on domestic and international…

Education

Stanford Law School (J.D., 1992); Boston University (M.A., Economics, 1989); Gustavus Aldophus College (B.A., cum laude, 1986)

Bar Admissions

New York State

Activities and Affiliations

Board of Trustees, Ascend Public Charter Schools

Advisory Board Member, International Gas Flare Utilization & Monetization Conference 2019

Member, Law360’s Mergers & Acquisitions Editorial Advisory Board

Kwaku Andoh is quoted in The Times’ Raconteur regarding the increasingly high-profile role of chief financial officers as dealmakers and salespersons during M&A transactions.

This year, three C&G attorneys were named as Law360 Editorial Advisory Board members:

Each year, Law360 selects a small group of practitioners from across the country for each of its practice areas and industries to aid in shaping the publication’s editorial content for the following year. 

C&G welcomes the attorneys who joined the firm in 2017. "We’re very fortunate to have added these exceptional lawyers in New York and Paris," said Managing Partner, Lawrence T Gresser.  "We look forward to continuing to build our transactional and disputes practices in all of our offices in 2018."

Kwaku Andoh joins the firm's New York office after fourteen years at JPMorgan Chase, where he served as Managing Director & Associate General Counsel, advising on over $10 billion in investments, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital transactions for all JPMorgan Chase lines of business worldwide.

Kwaku Andoh participated on the "Law, Industrialization & Technology in Africa" panel at the 16th Annual Columbia University African Economic Forum.

C&G partners Karen H Bromberg, chair of the firm's Privacy and Data security group, and Kwaku Andoh, former Managing Director & Associate General Counsel at JP Morgan Chase whose practice currently focuses on M&A, participated in an interactive CLE webinar on data privacy in M&A transactions.