Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

H. Rodgin Cohen

Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP


H. Rodgin Cohen is a Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. He served as chairman of the firm for a decade and has been its senior chairman since January 2010. The primary focus of Cohen's practice is regulatory, acquisition, corporate governance and securities law matters for major U.S. and non-U.S. banking and other financial institutions and their trade associations. He has played a singular role in the market events that have changed the face of the financial services industry and the economy; The American Lawyer described him as "Wall Street's go-to lawyer." Cohen has acted in most of the major U.S. bank acquisitions and recent government-sponsored and capital-raising efforts and provides corporate governance advice to a large number of financial and non-financial institutions. He holds a bachelor's degree and a law degree from Harvard University.


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