DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Cohen & Gresser LLP

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 3New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Recognized for its strong, talented pool of litigators with a wealth of governmental experience. Well regarded for its regulatory and white-collar practice, but also possesses significant capabilities in civil suits. Regularly sought after by individuals and corporates for representation in securities class actions and derivative matters, as well as financial clients in various shareholder and product litigation. Also regularly handles a vast range of commercial cases, including IP, employment and corporate disputes. Growing international presence further strengthens its handling of cross-border proceedings.

Strengths

Interviewees describe the team as "very responsive, knowledgeable and service-oriented."

An impressed client relates: "They were incredibly diligent and attentive, and showed excellent judgment."

A market source highlights the team's capabilities at trial, commenting: "They are very effective at knowing their audience, staying on message, and telling a persuasive and winning story."

Work highlights

Secured dismissal of all claims against Norwegian shipping company Höegh Autoliners in a long-running lawsuit alleging price fixing and bid rigging among some of the world's largest auto shippers.

Notable practitioners

Lawrence Gresser is a fine choice of counsel for blue-chip clients facing matters ranging from M&A litigation and joint venture disputes to antitrust cases.
"He's a terrific lawyer."

Mark Cohen draws praise for his handling of securities class actions and derivative suits, as well as SEC enforcement proceedings.
"Mark Cohen is a terrific lawyer. He's smart, practical, persuasive and diplomatic." "A skilled litigator. Client-oriented and responsive." "He is one of the best trial lawyers I've ever seen."

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New York

Litigation: General Commercial


Lawrence T Gresser
Band 4

Litigation: Securities


Mark S Cohen
Band 4