Steven N. Cohen

Phone212 504 6276

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Finance
  • Corporate
  • Distressed Finance
  • Energy & Commodities Transactions
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 212 504 6276
Fax: 212 504 6666
http://www.cadwalader.com/professionals/steven-cohen
 
University Wesleyan University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1976
 
Law SchoolNew York University School of Law, J.D., 1981
 
Admitted1982, New York; 2003, North Carolina
 
LanguagesFrench
 
Biography

Steven Cohen, resident in Cadwalader's New York and Charlotte offices, is a member of the firm's Corporate Group and Co-Chair of its Finance Practice. His principal practice involves the representation of domestic and foreign commercial banks, investment banks, investment managers, and other financial institutions in a broad variety of complex financing transactions, including leveraged finance and other syndicated bank loan transactions; the financing of financial assets; structured financings of alternative assets; credit opportunity financings; commodity finance; energy project financings; domestic and cross-border hedge fund financings; credit enhancement transactions; loan and distressed debt trading, including the acquisition of portfolios of performing and nonperforming loans; and rescue financings, workouts, debtor-in-possession financings, and exit financings. He also serves as a member of the Firm's Legal Opinions Committee and Co-Chair of the Firm's Technology Committee.

Steve has been a partner at the firm since January 1993. Following law school, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Max Rosenn, Senior Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Among the many honors he has received, Steve has been recognized by Legal 500 in the area of Bank Lending, named a leading lawyer by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers in the area of Banking and Finance, by IFLR1000 in the area of Bank Lending, and by Best Lawyers in America.

A magna cum laude graduate of Wesleyan University, he received his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was Note and Comment Editor of the New York University Law Review. He also attended Lycee Classique Mixte, in Saintes, France, from which he received a baccalaureat with high honors.

Steve is a member of the American Bar Association and its Section of Business Law. He is admitted to practice in the States of New York and North Carolina.

News Releases

• Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized in 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Aug 18, 2014

• Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized by 2014 Chambers Global Guide Mar 25, 2014

• Cadwalader Recognized in 2013 Edition of The Legal 500 US Oct 25, 2013

• 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 44 Cadwalader Attorneys Across a Range of Practices Oct 22, 2013

• More Than 25 Cadwalader Attorneys in 17 Practice Areas Recognized by 2013 Chambers Global Guide Apr 08, 2013

• 2013 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 45 Cadwalader Attorneys in Multiple Areas of Practice Oct 06, 2012

• The Legal 500 Recognizes More than 15 Cadwalader Practices and 47 of the Firm's Lawyers Across U.S. Offices Jun 06, 2012

• IFLR 1000 Again Names Cadwalader a Leader in Core Transactional Areas of Practice Oct 19, 2011

• 2012 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 45 Cadwalader Attorneys in 30 Areas of Practice Sep 06, 2011

• The Legal 500 U.S. Recommends Cadwalader in 13 Areas of Practice and Highly Ranks More Than 50 Attorneys Jun 01, 2011

• Cadwalader Practices Commended by US Legal 500 Jun 16, 2010

• Cadwalader Commended in 2010 IFLR 1000 Oct 07, 2009

• Cadwalader Receives High Marks from The Legal 500 Jun 03, 2009

Recognition

• Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized in 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Aug 18, 2014

• Chambers and Partners USA 2014 May 23, 2014

• Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized by 2014 Chambers Global Guide Mar 25, 2014

• Cadwalader Recognized in 2013 Edition of The Legal 500 US Oct 25, 2013

• 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 44 Cadwalader Attorneys Across a Range of Practices Oct 22, 2013

• Chambers and Partners USA 2013 May 24, 2013

• The Best Lawyers In America 2013 Oct 06, 2012

• Chambers and Partners USA 2012 Jun 07, 2012

• 2012 Legal 500 US Jun 06, 2012

Clients & Friends Memos

• Recent Developments in Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Jun 28, 2013

• The 2010 Amendments to Article 9 of the UCC: A Primer Jun 28, 2013

• Living Wills: FDIC Modifies, Finalizes Rules Sep 23, 2011

• The Dodd-Frank Act: How It Impacts Specific Institutions, Entities and Transactions Jun 22, 2011

• Living Wills: A User's Guide To Dodd-Frank's Bequest to Banks Jun 13, 2011

Articles

• Prepping for the 2010 Amendments to Article 9 of the UCC Oct 12, 2011

• ION Media: Second Lien Terms Enforced Jan 08, 2010

Events

• Platts 16th Annual Financing US Power Conference Oct 16, 2014

• 1st Annual Sunshine Backed Bonds Conference May 03, 2013

 
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Office Information

Steven N. Cohen


New YorkNY 10281-0006




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