Founded in 2002, Cohen & Gresser’s New York office serves as the firm’s headquarters.
Our New York office is particularly strong in securities litigation and arbitration, international arbitration, regulatory investigations, patent litigation, and M&A transactions. Our lawyers regularly handle complex litigation, investigations, and transactions for major financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies throughout the world. Our attorneys have been recognized in a wide range of publications, including Chambers, Legal 500, and Benchmark Litigation, and half of our attorneys have been named as New York Super Lawyers or Rising Stars.
We work closely with the lawyers in our other offices on cross-border litigation, investigations, and transactions, and we regularly assist international clients doing business in the United States on a wide range of U.S. legal and regulatory matters.
Legal 500 has once again recognized Cohen & Gresser in its United States guide. The firm is recognized for its excellence in the following categories:
- Corporate Investigations/White Collar
- Corporate Investigations/White Collar – Advice to Individuals
- General Commercial Disputes
- Securities Litigation Defense
Legal 500 notes that C&G has “impressive cross border capabilities and is often retained by clients in multijurisdictional disputes” and that our disputes team members are “true litigators, focused, and thoughtful - no stone is left unturned.”
A Cohen & Gresser litigation team led by Mark S Cohen and Jonathan S Abernethy recently won a major victory in a high profile Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) case on behalf of client, Vanja Baros, a former investment analyst with hedge fund Och-Ziff (one of the world’s largest publicly traded hedge funds). In July, a federal court in New York dismissed the SEC’s entire complaint against Baros and his co-defendant, and the SEC recently declined to appeal the court’s decision, which is therefore final.
Global Investigations Review (GIR) has nominated Cohen & Gresser for its Most Important Court Case of the Year award for C&G’s major victory in a high profile FCPA case on behalf of a former investment analyst with international hedge fund Och-Ziff. A federal court in New York dismissed the SEC’s entire complaint against our client and his co-defendant, and the SEC declined to appeal. Mark S Cohen and Jonathan S Abernethy led the C&G team, which also included S Gale Dick, Colin C Bridge, and Reggie B Schafer.
Partner Bonnie J Roe explores how Regulation A may be the best alternative for conducting an Initial Coin Offering in her latest article for Bloomberg BNA.
Christian Everdell analyzes the potential implications on the regulation of cryptocurrency as a result of Ryan Coffey v. Ripple Labs, Inc. in his latest article for Law360.
Bonnie J Roe presented at The Reg A Conference by DealFlow Events on "Will Regulation A find its niche?"