Jon S. Cohen

Jon S. Cohen: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. AV stamp icon
  • Of Counsel at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (433 Attorneys)
  • One Arizona Center, 400 East Van Buren Street, Suite 1900, Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Attorney Awards

Biography

Jon Cohen has a corporate finance practice, including a large number of public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. He has extensive corporate governance experience and is a frequent advisor to Boards of Directors.

Professional Recognition and Awards

•Best in Corporate Finance Law, Corporate LiveWire Corporate Finance Global Awards (2017)
•Corporate LiveWire M&A Award: Recognizing Global Excellence (2016-2017)
•Arizona's Top Lawyers, Arizona Business Magazine
•The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law (1983-2019), Corporate Governance and Compliance Law (1983-2011, 2014-2019), Securities Regulation (2014-2019)
•The Best Lawyers in America, Business Edition, Corporate Law (2012)
•Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions (2010-2018)
•Southwest Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate (2007, 2011-2012), Securities & Corporate Finance (2013-2018)
•Arizona's Finest Lawyers
•Law Dragon 500 Leading Dealmakers
•Ranking Arizona: The Best Arizona Attorneys, Banking Law (2010-2011)
•Who's Who in America
•Who's Who in Law

Related News & Events

Aug 15
139 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers Listed as Leaders in Their Fields by The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Eleven Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2019 Lawyer of the Year

May 03
Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 46 Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Apr 24
Southwest Super Lawyers Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in its 2018 Rankings

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Lists 133 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

May 31
Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 43 Attorneys

Apr 12
Southwest Super Lawyers 2017 Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Lists 125 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers As Leaders In Their Field In addition, 15 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year”

May 27
Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 42 Attorneys

Apr 11
Southwest Super Lawyers 2016 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 17
The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Lists 128 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in their Field In addition, 19 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year”

May 19
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 42 Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Apr 10
Southwest Super Lawyers 2015 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 18
The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lists 123 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

May 23
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 38 Attorneys as 'Leaders in Their Field'

Oct 10
AZ Business Leaders Magazine Recognizes Three Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 19
The Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes 119 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Aug 12
Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 96 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 45 Firm Attorneys to the 2013 Rising Stars List

May 31
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 37 Attorneys as 'Leaders in Their Field'

Sep 04
The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes 114 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jun 27
Super Lawyers 2012 Recognizes 80 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Jun 07
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 34 Attorneys as 'Leaders in Their Field'

Sep 06
The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 99 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jul 29
Snell & Wilmer Congratulates its 99 Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

Jun 20
Super Lawyers 2011 Recognizes 74 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 21 Firm Attorneys to the 2011 Rising Stars List

Jun 10
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 39 Attorneys as 'Leaders in Their Field'

Aug 01
Ninety-Eight Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2010

Jun 12
Chambers USA Ranks Thirty-Five Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Field

Related Publications

Jan 04
Legal Alert - The SEC Continues to Impose Fines and Other Penalties on Companies Based Solely on the Content of Their Standard Corporate Documents

Jan 04
Corporate Communicator - January 2010 Preparation Guide for the Upcoming Annual Report and Proxy Season Preparation Guide for the Upcoming Annual Report and Proxy Season

Oct 03
Forbes: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. - Trusted Advisors Build Enduring Relationships

Jun 15
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2007

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Blockchain and Digital Currency
  • Canada
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate and Securities
  • Education
  • International
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Retail and Franchising
  • SEC Reporting and Corporate Governance
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602.382.6247  Phone
www.swlaw.com
University Attended:
Claremont Men's College, B.A.
Law School Attended:
Harvard University Law School, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
1968
Admission:
Arizona; Supreme Court of Arizona
Memberships:

Professional Memberships & Activities

•State Bar of Arizona
•Business Law Section, Past Chairman
•Subcommittee on legal opinions in commercial transactions
•Past Chairman
•American Bar Association
•Committees responsible for drafting model acquisition
•Agreements and third-party opinions
•Working Group on Legal Opinions and Law Firm Advisory Board

Board of Directors Memberships
•Arizona Business Leadership
•Arizona Science Center
•Kronos Longevity Research Institute, Chairman
•Vika Corporation

ISLN:
908303937
Transactions:
Representative Transactions: Public Offerings: Many IPOs, follow on offerings, and secondary offerings, including the following industries: communications (broadcast and print media), transportation, nursing hospitals, home building, hotel development and operation, casino gaming, for profit education, information technology, healthcare insurance, public utility services, consumer electronics, banking, and agribusiness.; Mergers & Acquisitions: Scores of transactions in the industries noted above and in the following industries: consumer retail, consumer wholesale, software development, software integration, professional sports, commodities trading, commercial feed lots, meat packing, commercial real estate, insurance brokerage, restaurants, steel fabrication, mining, video production, outdoor advertising, internet service providers, data storage services, REITs, and life sciences.; Venture Capital & Private Equity: Enterprise funding from start-up to maturity, including mezzanine and multiple preferred rounds; fund formation; and leveraged recapitalizations.; Specialized Transactions: Leveraged leasing transactions involving aircraft, watercraft, rolling stock, trucks, oil drilling equipment, irrigation equipment, and power plants; Joint Ventures operating in Brazil, India, Netherlands, Spain, England, and Germany; DIP financing transactions; Board of Director self-assessment programs; Tracking stock (one of the few successful public offerings); Poison Pills and shark repellants; Proxy contests

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0
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