Robert S. CohenPartner
Bob Cohen is a partner of the firm and has over 30 years of experience in all facets of the equipment leasing and asset based lending industries. His practice is devoted to commercial litigation, creditors’ rights, corporate transactions, bankruptcy and cybersecurity related matters. He has particular experience in the documentation of financial transactions, electronic signatures, enforcement of equipment leases and secured loans, as well as the negotiation of workouts and resolutions.
As a recognized leader in his field, Mr. Cohen serves as a frequent speaker and author on various topics relating to the leasing, electronic signatures and cybersecurity industries, including actively serving as a regular speaker and moderator at annual and bi-annual conferences for the Equipment and Leasing Finance Association (ELFA) and National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA).
In addition to his daily practice, Mr. Cohen also Chairs the firm’s Operations Committee where he spearheads the day-to-day operations of the firm.
Hofstra University, J.D. 1986
University of New York at Albany, B.S. 1983 (Finance) magna cum laude
Mr. Cohen is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.
Mr. Cohen is a member of the National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA), serving on both its Legal and Education Committees and is also a member of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). In addition to his professional endeavors, he also dedicates his time to the Special Olympics of New York- Long Island Region, where he has served as a Chairman of its Annual Gold Coast Tour for Champions Golf Outing for the past nine years. Mr. Cohen has also been actively involved in working with high school students through the Herricks Chapter of DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), as well as with students from the Island Trees School District where he has served as a mentor on career and college choices.
2018-New York Super Lawyers®
2017-New York Super Lawyers®
2016-New York Super Lawyers®
2016- NEFA Chris Walker Memorial Member of the Year Award
2015 ALM Top-Rated LI Lawyer Annual Legal Leaders Guide
2015-New York Super Lawyers®
2014-New York Super Lawyers®