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Cynthia M. Cohen

Cynthia M. Cohen

Partner

Los Angeles (downtown)

t: 310.282.6280
f: 310.785.3580
ccohen@glaserweil.com

Cynthia M. Cohen

Partner

Los Angeles (downtown)

Cynthia Cohen is a Partner in Glaser Weil's Litigation Department. She has represented individuals, financial institutions, and other corporations and business entities in bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy cases involving antitrust issues, recovery on notes and debentures, breach of contract, misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, and other business and commercial disputes. She has tried and argued a number of complex business and commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts. Ms. Cohen's combined litigation and bankruptcy background has resulted in her representation of debtors, creditors, creditors' committees and trustees in numerous bankruptcy and bankruptcy-related litigation matters across the country.

 
 
  • Practice Areas
  • Education
    • New York University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif

    • Cornell University, A.B.

  • Federal and Patent Bar Admissions
    • Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

    • Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

    • Federal courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

    • Federal courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California

    • United States Supreme Court

  • State Bar Admissions
    • California

    • New York

  • Representative Matters
    • Counsel for Wells Fargo Bank N.A. in its appeal to the Ninth Circuit in In re Loop 76, LLC, concerning the classification of a secured creditor's unsecured
      deficiency claim and the post-appeal payment of its secured claim​

    • Counsel for the plaintiff in Wyle v. Bank Melli (successfully enjoining, after a full trial, payment of a standby letter of credit to an Iranian bank)

    • Counsel for the RTC in Great American Savings v. Bayside Developers (successfully overturning the California Court of Appeal's interpretation of
      California one form of action rule)

    • Antitrust trial counsel in Kennecott Copper Corporation v. Curtiss-Wright Corporation (successfully resisting the antitrust attack on a hostile takeover)

    • Trial counsel in Hasbrouck v. Texaco (Hasbrouck I) (successfully overturning the application of antitrust automatic damage theories)

    • Counsel for plaintiff in Credit Managers Ass'n v. Federal Company (the first LBO fraudulent conveyance litigation to go through trial to judgment)

    • Special litigation and lead counsel for the Chapter 7 Trustee in multi-million dollar fraudulent transfer, preference and breach of fiduciary duty adversary proceedings in In re Empire Land, LLC and consolidated cases

    • Counsel for G.E. Capital and General Electric in defense of $90 million preference claim in Enron bankruptcy case

    • Counsel for the principal selling shareholders in defense of breach of fiduciary duty and LBO fraudulent transfer claims in RB Furniture chapter 11 case

    • Counsel for the secured lenders as plaintiffs in claims arising from aborted fraudulent chapter 11 plan

  • Associations
    • President’s Council of Cornell Women

    • Cornell University Council

    • Lawyer delegate to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference

  • Honors & Awards
    • Southern California Super Lawyers

    • Ranked by Chambers and Partners as a leader in Bankruptcy/Restructuring in California

  • Speaking Engagements and Publications

        Lectured and wrote on antitrust, creditors' rights,
        bankruptcy and lender liability matters

  • Practice Areas
  • Education
    • New York University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif

    • Cornell University, A.B.

  • Federal and Patent Bar Admission
    • Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

    • Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

    • Federal courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

    • Federal courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California

    • United States Supreme Court

  • State Bar Admissions
    • California

    • New York

  • Representative Matters
    • Counsel for Wells Fargo Bank N.A. in its appeal to the Ninth Circuit in In re Loop 76, LLC, concerning the classification of a secured creditor's unsecured
      deficiency claim and the post-appeal payment of its secured claim​

    • Counsel for the plaintiff in Wyle v. Bank Melli (successfully enjoining, after a full trial, payment of a standby letter of credit to an Iranian bank)

    • Counsel for the RTC in Great American Savings v. Bayside Developers (successfully overturning the California Court of Appeal's interpretation of
      California one form of action rule)

    • Antitrust trial counsel in Kennecott Copper Corporation v. Curtiss-Wright Corporation (successfully resisting the antitrust attack on a hostile takeover)

    • Trial counsel in Hasbrouck v. Texaco (Hasbrouck I) (successfully overturning the application of antitrust automatic damage theories)

    • Counsel for plaintiff in Credit Managers Ass'n v. Federal Company (the first LBO fraudulent conveyance litigation to go through trial to judgment)

    • Special litigation and lead counsel for the Chapter 7 Trustee in multi-million dollar fraudulent transfer, preference and breach of fiduciary duty adversary proceedings in In re Empire Land, LLC and consolidated cases

    • Counsel for G.E. Capital and General Electric in defense of $90 million preference claim in Enron bankruptcy case

    • Counsel for the principal selling shareholders in defense of breach of fiduciary duty and LBO fraudulent transfer claims in RB Furniture chapter 11 case

    • Counsel for the secured lenders as plaintiffs in claims arising from aborted fraudulent chapter 11 plan

  • Associations
    • President’s Council of Cornell Women

    • Cornell University Council

    • Lawyer delegate to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference

  • Honors & Awards
    • Southern California Super Lawyers

    • Ranked by Chambers and Partners as a leader in Bankruptcy/Restructuring in California

  • Speaking Engagements and Publications
    •     Lectured and wrote on antitrust, creditors' rights,
          bankruptcy and lender liability matters