Overview

Brad Cohen is an associate in Mayer Brown's New York office and a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. He advises domestic and non-US financial services firms and other corporate entities on a range of regulatory, compliance and enforcement matters, particularly those involving banking, securities and derivatives law.

Brad counsels banks, trading firms, broker-dealers, exchanges, clearing houses and financial technology companies on various regulatory obligations, such as those related to the Dodd-Frank Act, as well as the cross-border impact of recent EU legislative efforts, including the recast Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II). Additionally, Brad advises clients on anti-money laundering (AML) compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) (as amended by the USA PATRIOT Act), and anti-bribery and corruption requirements under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Brad was an attorney at another international law firm and a consultant in the financial services regulatory practice of a Big 4 accounting firm. While attending law school, Brad interned at the SEC in the Office of the Chief Counsel for the Division of Enforcement, and at the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Education

University of Pennsylvania, BA, cum laude

George Washington University Law School, JD

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York