Davis Polk today announced that Robert Cohen will join the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department in Washington DC.
Mr. Cohen will be a member of the firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Government Investigations Group, where he will focus on representing companies and boards in regulatory matters and internal investigations. He joins Davis Polk from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where he served for 15 years in the Division of Enforcement, most recently as Chief of the Cyber Unit. During his tenure at the agency, Mr. Cohen was involved in significant enforcement actions involving securities fraud, insider trading, market manipulation and abuse, financial fraud, cryptocurrency and cybersecurity. His wide-ranging experience at the SEC and extensive knowledge of the financial markets and the cryptocurrency and cybersecurity fields will add further depth and strength to the firm’s premier white collar practice.
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