- Business & Finance
- Private Equity
- Public Offerings
- Internet & E-Commerce
- Securities Industry
- Private Offerings
- Going Private Transactions
- Life Sciences
- Renewable Energy, Clean Technology, & Sustainability
- Emerging Business & Technology
- Technology Industry
- Clean Technology
- Life Sciences Transactions
- Private Equity M&A
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Venture Capital
- Climate Change
- Private Investment Funds
Ranked "#1 Most Active Law Firm" globally, based on the number of funds worked on for limited partners, by Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst (2013)
Ranked, National Tier 1: Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2012)
honors + affiliations
Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2003–2012)
Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2006–2012)
Listed, The Legal 500 United States (2011–2012)
Director, NJ Technology Council
AJC Representative to Southern New Jersey Community Relations Counsel (JCRC)
Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Kellman Brown Academy, Jewish Boy School
Director, American Jewish Committee, Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey Chapter, Shalom Comay Fellow
Articles Editor, NYU Law Review
- New Jersey
Steve M. Cohen is a partner in, and co-manager of, Morgan Lewis's Emerging Business and Technology Practice. Mr. Cohen's practice focuses on advising emerging growth companies and private equity investors throughout the mid-Atlantic region. He has represented companies and investors in venture capital financings; issuers in IPOs and secondary public offerings, acquisitions, divestitures and mergers, joint ventures, and international strategic partnerships; and has provided general corporate and securities advice to publicly held corporations and limited partnerships.
Mr. Cohen assists life sciences, information technology, clean technology, consumer products, chemical and applied materials, and other companies in planning for and implementing growth strategies, including frequently making the introductions required to make deals happen.
Mr. Cohen is a member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Technology Council. He is a frequent speaker on obtaining financing for emerging growth companies and planning profitable exit strategies.
Mr. Cohen is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
- New York University School of Law, 1989, J.D.
- University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, 1986, B.S.