At Joseph & Cohen, we believe that a boutique firm comprised of highly experienced practitioners can deliver the utmost in quality legal solutions and courtroom advocacy through extraordinary service, skill, judgment and creativity, coupled with leading-edge technology. We skip the inefficiencies, costs and conflicts of interest often present in large law firms.
Joseph & Cohen proudly acts as company counsel, investor counsel and litigation counsel for a diverse range of mature and emerging industries.
We specialize in handling the most complex and demanding corporate transactions with unmatched responsiveness and attention to detail. We also guide our clients through day-to-day corporate, compliance, regulatory and shareholder matters, as well as negotiating and documenting vendor, commercial, employment and other types of agreements.
We are experienced advocates in all facets of litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including before state and federal courts, as well as various arbitration tribunals throughout the country. As a litigation team, we have worked and tried cases together for almost two decades with great success.
Our core areas of expertise include:
Our clients include local, regional, and national banks, credit unions, mortgage services and financial services companies. We unwind the complexities surrounding mergers and acquisitions, commercial lending transactions, private bank matters, regulatory compliance, consumer financial services and bank operations.
Our lawyers offer unparalleled industry knowledge and a depth of experience in a range of litigation and contract matters, including mergers and acquisitions, charter conversions, enforcement actions, and complex regulatory and compliance issues. Over the past two decades, we have negotiated mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations and security offerings on behalf of numerous financial institutions.
We represent clients from start-ups to Fortune 500 industry leaders in a wide variety of corporate and business law services. From starting a new venture to winding one down, Joseph & Cohen provides sound advice, ongoing guidance and representation across a wide range of both emerging and mature industries.
We guide our public and private entity clients through important transactions, critical day-to-day events and the full range of situations that arise in a company’s evolution. Clients rely on Joseph & Cohen for in-depth commercial and industry experience when navigating their most significant challenges. We often serve as outside general counsel and provide precise, strategic guidance. We are regularly considered an integral part of our clients’ decision-making process.
Joseph & Cohen brings a firsthand understanding of the employer/employee relationship and provides sensible understanding to each situation, taking into account all applicable laws and the business needs at hand. Our team of attorneys structures highly-effective and practical solutions that often exceed the specific needs of each client; when necessary, we litigate or arbitrate and ultimately resolve complex disputes.
We deliver strategic advice and counseling and intelligent litigation solutions to employers, contractors and executives.
Joseph & Cohen offers sophisticated expertise to protect your rights and resolve any serious business, real estate, or commercial disputes. We take great pride in our ability to represent clients with skill and agility while delivering the highest quality legal solutions.
Every business, regardless of size, faces legal challenges. Whether those challenges are contract disputes, real estate agreement issues, litigation or regulatory matters, we are here to help.
Credit Union Law
Each year, more and more people are turning to credit unions for their financial needs. Joseph & Cohen has a unique understanding of the credit union movement. As credit unions evolve they are finding it necessary to offer additional services to businesses and consumers who prefer not to utilize mainstream banking institutions and other lenders. As their popularity grows, so do the number of complexities and potential legal issues credit unions face because of their unique structure and membership.
Credit unions often require guidance from our attorneys on member rights, mergers and acquisitions, charter expansions, vendor management issues, director and officer responsibilities, and organization bylaws. We also comprehensively assist our credit union clients with interfacing with state and federal credit union regulators.
At Joseph & Cohen, we specialize in handling the most complex and demanding legal matters with unmatched responsiveness and attention to detail. We take great pride in guiding our clients through their most important transactions.
With many years of experience in both the practice of business law and the operation of businesses, we take the time to understand the nuances and special issues affecting your business, as well as the goals you have for the future.
Joseph & Cohen serves businesses and financial institutions, taking the time to understand and execute complex domestic and cross-border transactions. Our highly skilled team focuses on developing top-tier practices that bring our clients the best possible outcome.
Our knowledge and experience with international transactions enables us to devise creative deal structures, win auctions, structure acquisitions, create divestment programs and implement productive strategies for acquirers, sellers or acquisition targets.
We have a comprehensive understanding of financial services and products, and State and Federal market infrastructure and how new and disruptive technologies fit. Our lawyers’ extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in the financial services industry benefit our clients and banking regulators in achieving successful outcomes, mitigating risk and pragmatically meeting their objectives.