London, June 7, 2022, Proskauer, a leading international law firm, today welcomed Adrian Cohen who joins the Firm’s Business Solutions, Governance, Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group as a partner based in London.
“Adrian is an excellent lawyer, with a wealth of experience both domestically and internationally. We are excited to welcome him to Proskauer,” said Steven Davis, co-head of our global M&A practice and co-head of the London office. “Adrian is well-known and well-regarded in the market and his arrival bolsters our team in London and across the global firm.”
Adrian brings more than thirty years of experience to Proskauer, having spent the majority of his career advising on aspects of corporate restructuring and insolvency law for sponsors, debtors, lenders, commercial counterparties and insolvency officeholders. His experience crosses multiple sectors including real estate and real estate finance, hotels and leisure, media and entertainment, aircraft finance, infrastructure and project finance, energy, mining and steel production, financial services and banking.
Adrian is well-versed on multijurisdictional matters, frequently working on mandates with a European and Middle East element. In addition, he has experience working for lenders including banks and funds, agents, security agents, sponsors and corporate borrowers, commercial counterparties, derivative counterparties and governmental and regulatory agencies.
“I am delighted to welcome Adrian to Proskauer. With new legislation and the impact of the pandemic, as well as other market factors, we are likely to see a surge in restructuring activity not only in the UK but across the world. Adrian’s international experience will help us meet this demand and ensure that our clients receive the best advice and support they could need.” said Mary Kuusisto, co-head of the London office.
“I am thrilled to join Proskauer and continue to help build and shape the success of the Business Solutions, Governance, Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group,” said Adrian Cohen. “As the market continues to change, I look forward to working alongside my new colleagues to help clients with their restructuring needs.”
Adrian received his LL.B from The London School of Economics and Political Science. He joins Proskauer from Clifford Chance.
Proskauer has seen huge growth to its London office of late, announcing a number of partner arrivals. Barry Newman joined as a partner in the Finance practice, Rebecca Villarreal joined as a partner in the M&A practice, Peter Olds joined as a partner in the Private Funds Group, and Steven Baker joined the Litigation department.
Proskauer’s London office provides a comprehensive platform including public and private M&A, corporate real estate, leveraged buyouts and joint ventures, restructurings, finance and fund formation, as well as specialties such as tax, regulation, employment and dispute resolution.
Our team advises leading asset managers such as private equity firms, management teams, financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and family offices, in addition to companies across a wide range of sectors, including private equity, sports, media, financial services and hospitality and leisure.
We are 800+ lawyers serving clients from 12 offices located in the leading financial and business centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The world’s leading organizations, companies and corporations choose us to be their representatives in their most critical situations. But more, they consider Proskauer a strategic partner to drive their business forward. We work with asset managers, major sports leagues, Fortune 500 companies, entertainment industry legends and other industry-redefining companies.