Joseph & Cohen, Professional Corporation, is an AV® rated law firm based in California that emphasizes complex banking, corporate, regulatory, securities, litigation, employment and transactional matters for public companies and private businesses.
Joseph & Cohen is known for sophisticated expertise, extraordinary commitment to clients, relationship-based services, and a range of specialized capabilities typically found only in the largest American law firms. We are creative, progressive and entrepreneurial and deeply committed to excellence. Our capabilities are supplemented by the industry know-how necessary to achieve our clients’ objectives.
We are proud to act as company counsel, investor counsel and litigation counsel for a diverse range of industries including banking, biotechnology, e-commerce, emerging companies, healthcare, investment management, medical practices, merchant and investment banking, private equity, software, technology and venture capital. We have the experience to apply the complexities and nuances of commercial, corporate and employment law, use our skills in negotiating strategic issues, litigating complicated matters, exercising the judgment necessary to consummate sophisticated and complex business transactions or litigate executive employment related disputes.
Our core service areas include advising bank directors and bank executives, banking and financial services law, boards of directors and their committees; capital structuring and strategic finance; commercial and employment litigation, corporate finance and securities; corporate governance and fiduciary duties; employment advice and counseling; emerging companies; executive compensation advice and litigation; insurance coverage; investment and asset management, mergers and acquisitions; private equity; risk management; and venture capital investments, among others. Joseph & Cohen often acts as outside or special counsel for directors and officers of failed banks, general counsel for commercial and community banks as well as lead counsel for asset management, venture capital and private equity firms located in California, New York and throughout the country.