Mr. Cohen has handled a range of sensitive and high-stakes criminal matters on behalf of companies, executives, and other individuals. His recent work includes defense of a physician charged with federal narcotics violations based on online prescriptions; representation of a senior sales executive in an SEC securities fraud investigation; defense of a waste broker in parallel criminal and civil proceedings involving alleged commercial bribery; and representation of foreign executives in a federal antitrust investigation. He is court-appointed counsel to a homicide defendant in a federal racketeering prosecution, and to a federal grant recipient charged with stealing government funds at a legal services clinic in American Samoa.
As an associate at his previous firm, Mr. Cohen represented a major pharmaceutical company in a federal criminal investigation into alleged off-label marketing. He successfully defended the former CEO of a Fortune 100 company against federal narcotics charges and related employment actions; the former CFO of a large semiconductor manufacturer in an SEC enforcement action and shareholder derivative litigation involving alleged stock option backdating; and the former CFO of a medical products company in a federal prosecution for securities and wire fraud based on alleged accounting improprieties.
Mr. Cohen also has represented hundreds of federal defendants charged with a vast array of federal crimes ranging from misdemeanors to serious drug cases to complex fraud and money laundering prosecutions.