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Jeremy A. Cohen

Partner

New York
Direct: (212) 218-5274
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Jeremy Cohen is a partner in the Commercial Litigation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s New York office. Mr. Cohen is an experienced litigator whose practice encompasses all aspects of business litigation on behalf of corporations, LLCs, partnerships, and individuals, with a particular focus on real estate, securities/broker-dealer, employment, and advertising matters. Mr. Cohen’s experience includes first-chair roles in federal court, the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court and in FINRA arbitrations. In addition to conducting trials and arbitrations, he has briefed and argued dozens of motions, including motions to dismiss, summary judgment, preliminary and permanent injunctions, temporary restraining orders, Daubert motions, and discovery disputes. He has also assisted clients with regulatory and internal investigations.
 
In real estate matters, Mr. Cohen has represented some of New York’s leading property owners and developers in state and federal litigation involving cooperatives and condominiums, mixed residential and commercial developments, hotels, marinas, sports arenas, and real estate investment funds.
 
His other commercial experience includes complex business litigation, employment disputes, securities arbitrations, and the representation of pharmaceutical, consumer products and apparel corporations in false advertising actions. Mr. Cohen also has represented high-profile individuals and entities in the sports and entertainment field, including musicians, athletes and teams in a wide range of litigation and arbitration.
 
Mr. Cohen has served on the Judicial Screening Panel for the First District, which considers applicants for judgeships on the New York County Civil Court. 
 
In 2014, Mr. Cohen was part of the New York Law Journal’s inaugural class of Rising Stars, one of only 42 statewide honorees.  He has been recognized by New York Super Lawyers every year since 2013.  In 2013, the New York State Bar Association Committee on Law, Youth & Citizenship presented Mr. Cohen with its Distinguished Service Award at the New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting.
 
Since 2001, Mr. Cohen has been a member of the Advisory Board of Legal Outreach, Inc., a non-profit organization that prepares high school students from underserved communities in New York City to compete at high academic levels by using intense legal and educational programs as tools for facilitating the pursuit of higher education.
Jeremy Cohen is a partner in the Commercial Litigation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s New York office. Mr. Cohen is an experienced litigator whose practice encompasses all aspects of business litigation on behalf of corporations, LLCs, partnerships, and individuals, with a particular focus on real estate, securities/broker-dealer, employment, and advertising matters. Mr. Cohen’s experience includes first-chair roles in federal court, the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court and in FINRA arbitrations. In addition to conducting trials and arbitrations, he has briefed and argued dozens of motions, including motions to dismiss, summary judgment, preliminary and permanent injunctions, temporary restraining orders, Daubert motions, and discovery disputes. He has also assisted clients with regulatory and internal investigations.
 
In real estate matters, Mr. Cohen has represented some of New York’s leading property owners and developers in state and federal litigation involving cooperatives and condominiums, mixed residential and commercial developments, hotels, marinas, sports arenas, and real estate investment funds.
 
His other commercial experience includes complex business litigation, employment disputes, securities arbitrations, and the representation of pharmaceutical, consumer products and apparel corporations in false advertising actions. Mr. Cohen also has represented high-profile individuals and entities in the sports and entertainment field, including musicians, athletes and teams in a wide range of litigation and arbitration.
 
Mr. Cohen has served on the Judicial Screening Panel for the First District, which considers applicants for judgeships on the New York County Civil Court. 
 
In 2014, Mr. Cohen was part of the New York Law Journal’s inaugural class of Rising Stars, one of only 42 statewide honorees.  He has been recognized by New York Super Lawyers every year since 2013.  In 2013, the New York State Bar Association Committee on Law, Youth & Citizenship presented Mr. Cohen with its Distinguished Service Award at the New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting.
 
Since 2001, Mr. Cohen has been a member of the Advisory Board of Legal Outreach, Inc., a non-profit organization that prepares high school students from underserved communities in New York City to compete at high academic levels by using intense legal and educational programs as tools for facilitating the pursuit of higher education.

Education

  • J.D., Columbia Law School, cum laude (2000)
    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    Executive Editor, The Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems
  • B.A. in English and History, University of Michigan, with distinction (1996)
    James B. Angell Scholar

Admissions

  • New York

Courts

  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Fifth Circuits

Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Presentations

  • Speaker, “New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting,” New York, NY (January 26, 2017)

Accolades

  • New York Super Lawyers; Super Lawyer - Business Litigation, 2015, 2016, Rising Star - Business Litigation, 2013, 2015
  • New York Law Journal, Rising Star, 2014
  • New York State Bar Association Committee on Law, Youth & Citizenship’s Distinguished Service Award, 2013