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Jonathan D. Joseph

Jonathan Joseph is the firm’s Managing Partner and an AV® peer review rated attorney with over thirty-four years of experience representing banks and other depository institutions with their most complex business and legal imperatives such as mergers and acquisitions, regulatory and enforcement matters, corporate governance, board, audit and compensation matters, raising capital, investigations, strategic  planning and  …

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Jonathan M. Cohen

Jonathan Cohen is a Partner of Joseph & Cohen. He concentrates his practice on complex business litigation as well as pre-dispute counseling. His practice includes executive compensation negotiations and employment law, including wrongful termination litigation, harassment, retaliation and discrimination.  He is a skilled trial lawyer with experience in class actions, complex commercial disputes, insurance coverage,…

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Kenneth Sayre-Peterson

Kenneth Sayre-Peterson is a Partner of Joseph & Cohen with a focus on banking regulation, credit unions, money transmitters, securities, trust and bank enforcement matters. He joined Joseph & Cohen in 2012 following his retirement from the California Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), where he served in various legal capacities during a twenty-two year career. Mr. Sayre-Peterson acted as the…

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David A. Honig

David Honig, a Partner in Joseph & Cohen’s San Francisco office, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 in the field of Litigation – Bankruptcy.  He has specialized for over twenty years in business restructuring, insolvency, corporate finance, and related transactions and litigation.  He is known for…

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Marie F. Hogan

Marie F. Hogan is Of Counsel in the firm’s San Francisco office. She has practiced law in California for more than thirty years with a core emphasis on representing commercial banks, other depository institutions and financial service companies in connection with mortgage lending, bank operations, loan workouts, consumer law and compliance, credit and debit cards,…

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