NEW JERSEY, November 20, 2015: Morgan Lewis partner Steven Cohen received the New Jersey Tech Council’s (NJTC’s) distinguished Legend of Technology award at the organization’s 2015 award reception on November 19. Mr. Cohen chairs the Emerging Business and Technology Practice at the firm.
The NJTC provides business development, education, and advocacy for the state and broader region’s technology businesses. The award recognizes individuals who have made a significant impact on the technology industry over the course of decades. Mr. Cohen is only the second legal services provider to receive the award in NJTC’s history, and the first in more than 10 years.
Mr. Cohen represents entrepreneurs, private equity investors, and venture capital funds, advising clients in such industries as technology, life sciences, chemicals, consumer products, digital media, and financial technology (FinTech). He counsels Mid-Atlantic region investors and emerging growth companies in a variety of business transactions including equity financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestitures, initial public offerings (IPOs), joint ventures, and international strategic partnerships.