Brian M. Cohen

Brian Cohen is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Cohen’s practice focuses on representing investors, developers, REITs and lenders in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition and development of office, retail, hotel, and multifamily properties; commercial mortgage, mezzanine and construction financing; joint ventures; and loan purchases, sales and restructurings. He also represents landlords and tenants in commercial leasing transactions. Mr. Cohen is chair of the firm’s New York Real Estate Practice and co-chair of the Senior Living Industry Team. He is also a member of the Hospitality, Resort & Golf and Health Care Industry Teams.

Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Cohen was the general counsel of Kushner Companies, a diversified real estate owner, manager and developer where he also served as general counsel of The New York Observer, a print and on-line media concern. Earlier in Mr. Cohen’s career, he was a shareholder in the Real Estate Department of Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate and 2) Investment Funds & Investment Management
Law School Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Education George Washington University (B.A., 1992)
Bar Member / Association The State Bar Of New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia.
Most recent firm Foley & Lardner LLP
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