Alan Cohen is head of Global Compliance. He serves as a member of the Management Committee, the Client and Business Standards Committee (CBSC) and the GS Bank USA CBSC. Alan joined Goldman Sachs as a partner in 2004.
Prior to joining the firm, Alan was a partner at O’Melveny & Myers, where he co-headed the White Collar and Regulatory Defense Practice and the New York Litigation Group since 1991. Prior to this, he was an assistant US attorney for nine years for the Southern District of New York, where his last assignment was as the chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force.
Alan serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Stem Cell Foundation.
Alan earned a BA in 1972 from Temple University, as well as a PhD and a JD, with highest honors, from Rutgers University in 1976 and 1979, respectively.