Josh Cohn is the head of Mayer Brown's US Derivatives & Structured Products practice and co-leader of the global Derivatives & Structured Products practice. He concentrates his practice on derivatives and has extensive experience as US counsel to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), and represents dealers and end-users in a wide range of transactions.
Josh is listed for derivatives law in The Best Lawyers in America while the IFLR 1000
and The Legal 500
list Josh as one of the world’s leading derivatives lawyers. Josh has been ranked in band 1 of Chambers USA
since 2008. In 2014, Chambers USA
characterized Josh as a "derivatives oracle," and in 2013, as a "luminary." In 2012, Chambers Global
published clients describing Josh as having “an almost encyclopedic knowledge of the derivatives market.” In 2010, sources noted his “great depth of experience and understanding of market trends.” In 2008 and 2009, clients noted he “…is one of the greats in derivatives because of his extensive knowledge" and that he is “doubtless one of the best derivatives lawyers in the world.” Josh also serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions