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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, life settlements, 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 has been included the Super Lawyers publication every year since 2013.


Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1986
Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor

Fairleigh Dickinson University, B.S., summa cum laude, 1982
New York
New Jersey
American Bar Association
Listed in Super Lawyers, 2013-2017
Related Practices:
Corporate & Commercial
   Corporate Structure and Day-to-Day Management
   Debt & Equity Financing
   Life Settlements
   Mergers & Acquisitions
   Private Equity Investments and Credit Agreements
Intellectual Property
   Copyrights & Trademarks
Life Sciences
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