Joel M. Cohen

Gibson Dunn (New York)
Lawyer (Partner)

Joel M. Cohen, a trial lawyer and former federal prosecutor, is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of Gibson Dunn’s White Collar Defense and Investigations, Securities Litigation, Class Actions and Antitrust Practice Groups. Mr. Cohen has led or participated in 24 civil and criminal trials in federal and state courts. Mr. Cohen is equally comfortable leading confidential investigations, managing crises or advocating in court proceedings. Mr. Cohen’s experience includes all aspects of FCPA/anticorruption issues, insider trading, securities and financial institution litigation, class actions, sanctions, money laundering and asset recovery, with a particular focus on international disputes and discovery. Mr. Cohen previously was Head of U.S. Litigation at Clifford Chance, where he practiced from 2004 to 2009. From 1999 to 2004, he practiced with Greenberg Traurig. From 1992 to 1999, he served as Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York, supervising the Business/Securities Fraud Unit, where he received numerous awards from the Department of Justice and law enforcement agencies. Mr. Cohen received his bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College, his master’s degree in History from Duke University and his Juris Doctor from Duke University Law School, where he was a moot court champion. He is a member of the bars of New York and Massachusetts.

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Articles

103 Bulletin

Arthur Burke, Christopher B. Hockett, Howard Zhang, Joel M. Cohen, Michael N. Sohn, Miranda So, Ronan P. Harty, Stephen M. Pepper The US Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit potentially expands the extraterritorial reach of the U.S. antitrust laws (Minn-Chem / Agrium)

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Introduction The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (the “Court”) recently potentially expanded the extraterritorial reach of the U.S. antitrust laws. Its unanimous en banc decision in Minn-Chem, Inc. v. Agrium Inc. (7th Cir. 2012) may make it easier for the Department of Justice (...)

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