As Founding Chair of Mintz’s Immigration Practice, Susan Cohen helps her corporate clients navigate their immigration challenges. Through her pro bono work, Susan has helped many immigrants obtain asylum and has won awards from the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project, and the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
Susan is a nationally recognized immigration lawyer and has contributed to federal and state immigration regulations. In 2017, Susan helped lead a Mintz team that worked with the ACLU of Massachusetts and others to obtain a temporary restraining order on the 2017 Travel Ban.
Susan is actively involved in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and participates in the following organizations: Co-chair, Immigration Subcommittee, ABA International Law and Practice Section; President, Board of Directors, Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project; Frequent Guest Lecturer, MIT; Member, Immigration Editorial Advisory Board, Law 360; Past chair, Immigration Committee, Boston Bar Association International Section
Susan is an editor of Mintz’s Immigration Law blog (https://www.mintz.com/node/19081) and contributes to AILA, ABA, and other immigration-related publications. Susan has been recognized as “Thought Leader” for Corporate Immigration by Who’s Who Legal and a “Top Author” by JD Supra.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, JD; Brandeis University, BA