Bradford S. Cohen

Brad Cohen's practice emphasizes business planning related to complex corporate and partnership transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financing and business succession planning, income tax planning, and estate tax planning, all on an integrated basis.

Brad is best known for his business and tax advice related to the motion picture, television, music, emerging media and sports industries. One of the focuses of his practice is coordinating the relationships among the entertainment, advertising and nonprofit industries.

He has incorporated his personal commitment to philanthropy into a key element of his legal practice, providing multi-faceted counsel to clients regarding their involvement in charitable endeavors, including developing strategic plans, outlining the associated tax benefits and identifying the appropriate corporate brands and sponsorships. Brad acted as principal counsel representing the lead donor who financed the acquisition, delivery and permanent exhibition of the Space Shuttle Endeavour located at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. He also advises clients on tax controversy, executive compensation (including deferred compensation) and tax aspects of marital settlement negotiations. He currently represents a production icon in the creation and operation of the Compton Performing Arts Center.

Brad was also a lobbyist before the United States Congress for the Tax Reform Research Group. He is also an Ironman Triathlon finisher.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Corporate, 2) Taxation and 3) Trusts & Estates
Law School New York University (LL.M., 1981); Hofstra University School of Law (J.D.,1979)
Education Northeastern University (B.S.,1976)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/brad-cohen
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