Vedder Price

Mitchell D. Cohen

Shareholder

Head of the New York Litigation Group

Mitchell D. Cohen is a Shareholder in the New York office of Vedder Price and a member of the firm's Litigation and Bankruptcy practices.

He focuses his practice on counseling clients in the equipment finance, real estate, construction and transportation industries regarding a broad range of leasing and finance transactions, bankruptcy and restructuring matters and related litigation.

Mr. Cohen is a recognized leader in the equipment finance and asset-based lending industries. He advises equipment finance and leasing companies, financial institutions, asset based lenders and other lenders in leasing, finance and foreclosure matters related to heavy equipment and machinery, taxi medallions, commercial real estate and other assets. He also represents asset based lenders and equipment leasing and finance clients as secured and unsecured corporate creditors in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings throughout the United States. He is a frequent speaker on various topics relating to the equipment leasing and finance industry, and served on numerous committees for the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA), the industry’s main trade association.

In addition to his equipment and asset-based finance experience, Mr. Cohen is frequently sought out by clients for advice in all types of construction law related matters.

Mr. Cohen is also a seasoned and effective litigator, with experience in all areas of commercial litigation, fraud and contract disputes, construction litigation, and bankruptcy-related litigation, as well as in lease enforcement matters and the enforcement of judgments. He has represented clients in all phases of litigation before U.S. federal and state courts, from injunctions to trials and appeals.

Mitchell D. Cohen

Shareholder

Head of the New York Litigation Group

Education

  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1998
  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1995, magna cum laude

Mitchell D. Cohen

Shareholder

Head of the New York Litigation Group

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1999
  • New Jersey, 1999

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Affiliations

  • Member, The New York State Bar Association
  • Member, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Member, The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) and a member of its Credit and Collections Committee

Mitchell D. Cohen

Shareholder

Head of the New York Litigation Group
  • Past Events

    1. February 28, 2017 | Seminar
    2. February 24, 2015 | Seminar
    3. June 03, 2013 | Seminar
    4. June 04, 2012 | Seminar
    5. April 30, 2012 | Seminar
    6. October 24, 2011 | Seminar
    7. June 06, 2011 | Seminar
    8. June 06, 2011 | Seminar
    9. June 05, 2011 | Seminar
    10. June 5-7, 2011 | Seminar