Blank Rome Welcomes Accomplished Corporate Partner in New York
Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Jeffrey E. Cohen has joined the Firm’s New York office as Partner in the Corporate, M&A, and Securities group, which also just welcomed Terrence Everett as a partner in the Los Angeles office. Jeffrey, a seasoned attorney with extensive experience in the corporate realm, regularly advises public companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, public and Rule 144A offerings, securities law reporting, securities and corporate compliance, and corporate governance matters. Jeffrey joins Blank Rome from Baker McKenzie where he served on the firm’s Global Securities Steering Committee and, prior thereto, as head of the Securities group at Coudert Brothers LLP.
“We are delighted to have Jeffrey, an accomplished corporate attorney, join our Firm,” said Grant S. Palmer, Blank Rome’s Managing Partner and CEO. “He has continuously proved himself as a leader within the legal community and is recognized for providing superior guidance to clients on their most complex corporate and securities matters. He is a wonderful addition to our growing corporate practice.”
Jeffrey advises clients on a broad range of client matters, including negotiated private company acquisitions and public company mergers, securities law, public offerings and capital markets, Rule 144A offerings, venture capital, and private equity, as well as public company corporate governance, corporate compliance, and ongoing securities law reporting. He has represented both U.S. and foreign issuers and investment banks in private and public equity and debt offerings, as well as foreign governmental instrumentalities in major privatizations.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Jeffrey to Blank Rome,” said Louis M. Rappaport, Co-Chair of the Firm’s Corporate, M&A, and Securities practice group. “Having a team of exceptional corporate attorneys is crucial to keeping any business on an upward trajectory. Jeffrey’s background in corporate law will strengthen our team and ensure that our clients are satisfied with everything from day-to-day management and strategic planning to solidifying a once-in-a-lifetime deal.”
“I am extremely confident in my decision to join Blank Rome and look forward to leveraging the Firm’s collective resources in service of our clients,” Jeffrey said. “The Firm has been recognized time and time again for their work in corporate law and M&A transactions, and I could not be more excited to join a group of such talented and dedicated attorneys. Further, Blank Rome offers unique synergies to my practice, coupled with the opportunity for cross-practice and cross-office overlap, adding critical value and counsel to our clients.”
Jeffrey earned his J.D. from Harvard University and his A.B. from Princeton University.