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Jeffrey D. Cohan


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Jeff has extensive experience advising both issuers and underwriters on public and private offerings of securities and other capital market transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, and private placements of equity and debt securities. Jeff also represents both issuers and underwriters in special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) IPOs and both acquirers and targets in connection with “de-SPAC” business combinations.

Jeff’s practice includes transactions in a wide range of industries, including life sciences, technology, media, metals and mining, industrials, retail, restaurants and hospitality, consumer products, and entertainment companies.  Jeff also counsels clients on corporate governance matters and ongoing disclosure and compliance requirements under US securities laws, as well as the rules and regulations of the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.

While attending law school, Jeff served as a submissions editor for the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal.

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Mintz proudly announced the election of 13 attorneys to Members and the addition of a record-setting 22 new lateral Members in 2023, with 11 Partners in the newly opened Toronto office. This diverse group strengthens Mintz’s core areas, spanning Commercial and IP Litigation, Life Sciences, Tech, Private Equity, and Energy & Sustainability. The elevated Members and new lateral additions bring invaluable expertise to help clients navigate complex legal landscapes.
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NEW YORK – Mintz represented the syndicate of underwriters led by William Blair & Company, L.L.C., in the public offering of 17,242,000 shares of common stock of Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (“Viking”) (Nasdaq: VKTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders, at an initial offering price of $14.50 per share.
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  • Member, UJA-Federation of New York
  • Volunteer, Cornell Alumni Association Ambassador Network
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