Y. Jerry Cohen

Founding Partner

Cohen Tauber Spievack & Wagner P.C.

Joined: 1996

Office Phone:

(212) 586-5800

Direct Phone:

(212) 381-8747

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A founding partner of CTSW and managing partner of the firm, Jerry Cohen has been engaged in business and commercial law for over thirty years. As a business attorney, Jerry handles corporate, financial, commercial and intellectual property transactions. Bringing both legal and business experience to balancing risk, reward, and the legal ramifications of business decisions, Jerry counsels clients on the best ways of achieving their business goals. Often in the role of a company’s day-to-day advisor on legal and business affairs, Jerry provides strategic business advice to public and private corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies. Jerry advises clients in a wide range of transactions, including strategic alliances, joint ventures, licensing, marketing and distribution arrangements, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings and financings. His practice includes clients in technology, life sciences, furniture and home furnishings, financial institutions, and fast-growing emerging and entrepreneurial businesses. Jerry co-founded and served as General Counsel and Executive Vice President to a large corporation before returning to the full-time practice of law. He also previously worked at the law firm Botein Hayes & Sklar. Jerry is on the Board of Governors of WithIt, the Women’s Leadership Development Network, an organization in the home and furnishings industries that promotes the professional advancement of women. Jerry was included in the 2013, 2014, and 2015 editions of the Super Lawyers publication.


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