Bankruptcy Professionals on the Move (April 2nd, 2012)
Mr. Cohen has chaired more than 150 state and federal jury and non-jury trials to verdict. He has experience briefing and arguing appeals and conducting all aspects of discovery and pre-trial motion practice. He has also served as lead counsel for the planning and execution of numerous business restructuring cases, including the restructuring of troubled municipal bond issues. Mr. Cohen has been lead creditor and debtor counsel for several multimillion-dollar bankruptcies. He currently serves as lead national franchisee counsel in the opt-out litigation against Quiznos Sub Sandwich Restaurants.
Mr. Cohen said that Ballard Spahr’s reputation for excellence in the financial community and its considerable experience in financial litigation matters are what attracted him to the firm. “Ballard Spahr perfectly augments my practice, especially in municipal bond defaults,” he said. “The firm’s reputation is second to none.”
Other March movers were: Ali M.M. Mojdehi joined Cooley LLP from Baker & McKenzie, LLP; Bryan H. Falk joined Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease from McDonald Hopkins; Michael V. Blumenthal, Vivian M. Arias and Noam Greenberg joined Thompson & Knight LLP from Crowell & Moring LLP; Patrick M. Jones joined Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC from SmithAmundsen LLC; Jeffrey A. Marks joined Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP from Squire Sanders; Mark Dyer joined Allegiance Capital Corporation from Dynamex Inc.; Matthew French joined Jones Day from Nomura and UBS; and Allen Jeffcoat joined Turner Padget Graham & Laney P.A. from private practice.