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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – January 27, 2011. Joseph Law Corporation announced today that Jonathan M. Cohen has become a shareholder and director of the firm and the name of the firm has changed to Joseph & Cohen, Professional Corporation. Mr. Cohen was previously affiliated with the firm as Of Counsel. Jonathan Joseph, the firm’s founder, was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Cohen was named President.
The firm will continue to emphasize banking, corporate, regulatory, securities, employment and transactional matters as well as commercial and executive employment litigation services for financial institutions, entrepreneurs, businesses, investors and venture capital firms. The firm also specializes in the representation of officers and directors of failed banks.
“I am extremely pleased that Jonathan Cohen has become a partner in the firm which is why I am proud to rename the firm Joseph & Cohen. With his state and federal court litigation skills as well as experience providing advice in the areas of complex commercial transactions, executive compensation and employment law and insurance coverage matters we offer complete legal solutions to executives, investors, public companies and private businesses,” said Jonathan Joseph, the firm’s Chairman.
Jonathan Cohen stated “When I teamed up with Jon Joseph last year it quickly became clear that his superb business, banking, transactional and securities law expertise synergized incredibly well with my clients and core practice areas. I am thrilled to be a partner and practicing law with Joseph & Cohen.”
Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Mr. Cohen was a partner in the San Francisco office of Winston & Strawn LLP. Jon Joseph and Jonathan Cohen initially met nine years ago when they were partners in the San Francisco office of K & L Gates (previously known as Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP).
Joseph & Cohen, Professional Corporation, is an AV® rated firm based in California that emphasizes complex banking, corporate, regulatory, securities, employment and transactional matters and commercial and executive employment litigation services. 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. For additional information, please visit the firm’s website at www.josephandcohen.com.