We Represent Banks,

Entrepreneurs, Public Companies
and Venture Capitalists.

Areas of Expertise


Joseph & Cohen proudly acts as company counsel, investor counsel and litigation counsel for a diverse range of mature and emerging industries. Our core areas of expertise include:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Bank and bank holding company law
  • Bank regulatory and enforcement
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Biotechnology and healthcare
  • Boards of directors and board committees
  • Class actions, including consumer, employment and commercial matters
  • Commercial banking and financial services, including litigation
  • Community banks
  • Compensation, audit and risk management
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Corporate finance & securities law
  • Corporate governance and fiduciary duties, including litigation
  • Credit union law and regulation
  • Digital currency and bitcoins
  • Early stage companies and e-Commerce
  • Employment advice and counseling
  • Employment litigation
  • Energy Litigation
  • Executive compensation
  • Insurance and D&O coverage, including litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Money transmission law
  • Partnership law, including litigation
  • Real estate litigation
  • Securities litigation
  • Software and technology licensing
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Trade secret and unfair competition litigation
  • Venture capital and private equity

We often act as outside or special defense counsel for directors and officers of failed banks, general counsel for money-center banks, community banks and credit unions as well as lead counsel for asset management, venture capital and private equity firms located in California, New York and throughout the country. The firm has a cutting edge practice in the rapidly evolving financial services space in the United States.

We are also experienced litigators and trial lawyers in all facets of litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including before state and federal courts and before various arbitration tribunals throughout the Country, particularly in the specialty areas of commercial technology, banking, employment and real estate.  As a litigation team, we have worked and tried cases together for many years with substantial success.

For other practice areas including cross-border, tax and international matters, or for any fields we do not cover, we can connect current and prospective clients to our network of highly respected colleagues throughout the United States, Canada, England and Asia.