Jonathan Cohen: Lawyer with Duane Morris

Jonathan Cohen

Special Counsel
London,  England
Phone202 776 7807

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Practice Areas

  • Private Equity/Venture Capital
  • Compliance and Regulatory
  • Securities Law
Contact InfoTelephone: 202 776 7807
Fax: 202 478 1799
EducationGeorgetown University (B.S., 1995); Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 2002)
AdmittedMaryland; District of Columbia

Professional Activities

•Northern Virginia Technology Counsel
- Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee
•Mid-Atlantic Venture Association
•Judge and Finalist Mentor, 2013 Ballston Startup Company LaunchPad Challenge
•Judge, 2013 Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards

LanguagesFrench and German
BornLondon, England, January 18, 1969

Jonathan Cohenpractices in the area of corporate law. Mr. Cohen has experience with advising and representing public and private company buyers and sellers in mergers, asset sale transactions, strategic acquisitions and stock sales. He has advised boards of directors and startup clients on general corporate matters, as well as drafted and negotiated bank and venture capital financing documents and complex formation documents, including preferred charter provisions, investor rights agreements, voting agreements and registration rights agreements. Mr. Cohen has represented numerous issuers and investors in connection with private placement of securities and compliance with SEC private placement rules under Regulation D. He also has experience advising and representing casino owners, operators, lenders and vendors.

Mr. Cohen is a 2002 graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was administrative editor of the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy, and a graduate of Georgetown University.


•Duane Morris LLP
- Special Counsel, 2013-present
•Saul Ewing LLP
- Associate, 2010-2013
•Ruben & Aronson LLP
- Associate, 2003-2010

Selected Publications

•Contributor,2013 SEC Reporting Rules for Proxy Statements(Vintage Filings, January 2013)
•Contributor,2012 SEC Reporting Rules for Proxy Statements(Vintage Filings, January 2012)
•Co-author, SEC Provides Guidance on Cybersecurity Risks and Cyber Incidents,The Legal Intelligencer, December 2011
•Contributor,2011 SEC Reporting Rules for Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K(Vintage Filings, January 2011)
•Co-author, Enhanced SIPC Protection Under the Dodd-Frank Act, June 2010

Selected Speaking Engagements

•Presenter, Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Regulations, Association of Corporate Counsel, March2012

Reported CasesRepresentative Matters; Represented Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) in the $1 billion public offering of its senior notes.

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Jonathan Cohen

10 Chiswell Street, 2nd Floor
London EC1Y 4UQ

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