Crain’s New York Business has recognized New York partner Carrie H. Cohen as a Notable Woman in Law in its 2022 edition. The award is given to women lawyers across the New York City metro area who are dedicated to serving clients with excellence while giving back to the community at large.
Carrie is a member of the firm’s Investigations + White Collar Defense Group and co-leads the firm’s State + Local Government Enforcement Group as well as the firm’s Workplace Misconduct Investigations Task Force. She routinely advises and represents corporations, boards, and c-suite executives on sensitive government-facing investigative and regulatory matters and maintains an active trial practice.
Carrie previously served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and as chief of the Public Corruption Unit in the New York State Attorney General’s Office. Carrie is a recognized authority on public corruption and state and local government and teaches a seminar on Public Corruption and the Law as an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Among her recent engagements, Carrie has served as special counsel to the New York City Council and as special independent counsel to the City of Rochester. She was appointed by the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York as counsel to the Court’s Grievance Committee, serves as vice president of the Federal Bar Council, and is a member of the Board of Volunteers of Legal Service Inc.
Carrie long has been dedicated to advancing women in the legal profession, both in the United States and globally. She co-chairs the firm’s Women’s Strategy Committee, a group that works with firm leaders to ensure the advancement of women remains a strategic priority and serves as a member of the New York City Bar’s Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, where she spearheads a professional development program for women attorneys in Latin America and South Africa.
You can view Carrie’s profile on this year’s Crain’s New York Business list.