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 Masters’ Degree in Economics from Boston University and he received his undergraduate degree in Economics, cum laude, from Gustavus Adolphus College.
Stanford Law School (J.D., 1992); Boston University (M.A., Economics, 1989); Gustavus Aldophus College (B.A., cum laude, 1986)
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