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Stephanie J. Cohen

McCarter & English, LLP

Newark, NJ, USA


Stephanie Cohen is a partner in McCarter & English's Business & Financial Services Litigation Group. Associated with the Firm since 1998, she is an experienced trial attorney. Ms. Cohen regularly represents clients in state and federal courts in New Jersey, New York, and other jurisdictions throughout the United States. She also has experience in the arbitration of securities matters before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Ms. Cohen concentrates her practice on complex commercial litigation involving sales practices, suitability, securities fraud, ERISA, and broker-dealer matters. Her clients include Fortune 100 Companies as well as large financial institutions. Ms. Cohen has extensive class action experience. From 1998 through 2007, she was a member of a team of lawyers who served as national coordinating counsel for a large financial services company. During that time, she assisted in defending a nationwide class action as well as managing hundreds of individual state and federal court cases.

Ms. Cohen recently was appointed Partner in Charge of Firm-wide Diversity. In that role, she will coordinate the implementation of various initiatives designed to promote the retention and advancement of women and diverse attorneys. In addition to devising strategy, she will act as liaison between the Firm's Diversity Committee, Women's Initiative, and Executive Committee to ensure that the Firm is meeting its strategic goals. Ms. Cohen is co-editor of the Women's Initiative's quarterly newsletter, "Women in the kNOW."

EDUCATION
J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 1996
B.A., Colorado College, magna cum laude, 1993

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
New Jersey
New York
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
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