Sam Cohen Legal

Sam Cohen Legal

Welcome to a one-stop shop for your company`s legal, HR, operational and strategic needs. Samuel Cohen is a partner at Vecchione, Vecchione, Connors & Cano, L.L.P. Cohen graduated from Syracuse University in 2015 with a B.A. in television, radio and film and psychology. He graduated magna laude from Syracuse University School of Law in 2018. During law school, Mr. Cohen was a member of the Syracuse Law Review, received numerous honors and awards, and worked for a small law firm in Syracuse, NY, specializing in employment law. He began his legal career as in-house counsel at a small hospital in Auburn, New York, before moving to workers` compensation in July 2019. Before joining Vecchione, Vecchione, Connors & Cano, M. Cohen had represented claimants in all aspects of workers` compensation disputes. Samuel E.

Cohen focuses on commercial disputes, labour disputes and trade disputes. He is co-chair of the firm`s litigation practice, providing creative, efficient and cost-effective legal services to individuals, small businesses, large corporations and municipalities in transactions, employment matters, product warranties and zoning disputes. His honest and straightforward style has led him to build long-term relationships with his clients. Sam represents a variety of emerging and established clients in their business ventures and transactions in all facets of the entertainment industry. He focuses primarily on transactions and legal issues arising from the convergence of entertainment, media and technological innovation. With extensive experience in the music industry, Sam assists music industry clients such as artists, record labels, distributors and collecting societies, as well as other media and technology companies in their music-related business ventures and strategic transactions. Areas of expertise include: Reducing Regulatory Risk: Properly Preparing for FINRA and SEC Regulatory Audit, Independent Broker-Dealer Consortium Annual Conference, September 2017 „Customer Statements Should Include a Reminder for Customers to Report Inaccuracies in Their Accounts in Writing,“ Defense Digest, Vol. 13, No.

2, June 2007 Rigorous but sympathetic probate litigation. Our probate litigation team is known for its aggressive but friendly approach to deceased estate claims. We never lose sight of the fact that there are, without exception, family members grieving. Sam represents clients in a wide range of industries, including insurance, construction, banking, retail, real estate, media and publishing, and healthcare. He has successfully litigated claims for breach of contract, workplace discrimination and defense against premises, and assists clients in pursuing civil litigation in the areas of debt collection and tax assessment complaints. Dismissal on behalf of the supervising life insurance agent in the event of unfair dismissal. Sam Cohen is a partner in the Entertainment, Technology and Advertising practice group in the firm`s New York office. He is a senior partner in the sports and gaming industry team. Sam was previously in-house counsel at Sony Music Entertainment, where he focused on technology transactions, advertising and influencer marketing, content licensing, and copyright and trademark matters.

Syracuse Law Review, Vol 67: Editorial Member, Vol 68: Parliamentary motion to dismiss on behalf of title insurance agent in the federal civil RICO case. Defence judgment in a FINRA arbitration on behalf of a broker and dealer in which the public client claimed that she was not properly informed of the tax implications of an early deduction of a variable annuity in an IRA account. „NASD Remind Firm Of Their Discovery Obligations,“ Defense Digest, Vol. 10, No. 1, March 2004 CALI Award in Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, & Entertainment Law Reconcililing SEC and FINRA Examinations in Complex Products and Business Practices. 10th Annual Risk Management Conference of the Independent Broker Dealer Consortium in Amelia Island, Florida, October 2018. Motion for dismissal with prejudice granted in FINRA arbitration due to repeated violations of discovery by complaining client. The motion to dismiss was granted by the Federal District Court following the application by the requesting client to set aside the arbitral award.

Request for rejection granted in FINRA arbitration based on FINRA`s admission rule. „FINRA Proposes Rule to Streamline Broker/Dealer Oversight of External Business Activities,“ Aon Advisor Solutions, Summer 2018 Newsletter In 2020, Sam was added to the list of Pennsylvania Super Attorneys for his accomplishments as a litigator. Previously, he was inducted into the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists from 2014 to 2019, an award reserved for no more than 2.5% of Pennsylvania`s young lawyers. The defense verdict was obtained on behalf of a registered investment advisor and a dealer after a four-day jury trial in Schuylkill County. The registered investment advisor and the investment dealer were sued by their former client for investment losses. The plaintiff was paraplegic and the property was obtained through a jury verdict and settlements related to his injuries. The case was argued on the basis that the registered investment advisor met the standard of due diligence and had not breached any obligation to the applicant, as well as the fact that the applicant was net profitable with its investments. The applicant attempted to „choose“ loss-making investments in an overall profitable portfolio. Judgment of the defense on behalf of a broker-dealer in a FINRA arbitration for an alleged concentration on energy and precious metals assets. From 1996 to 1997, Sam clerked for the Honourable G.

Craig Lord in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas. Sam graduated from Temple University in 1993, where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration and his Doctor of Laws degree from Temple University School of Law in 1996. At Temple Law School, Sam was vice president of his class. „Bum Rap? Wrap Fee Programs Under Scrutiny,“ Westlaw Journal: Securities Regulation & Litigation, October 2014 In addition to litigating disputes, Sam frequently consults with his business clients on risk management and tactics to avoid litigation. He also assists the firm`s municipal clients and is currently an associate solicitor for Lehigh County. Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule, Delaware County Estate Planning Council, September 2017 Current Issues for Broker-Dealers, Registered Investment Advisors and Their E&O Insurers, Client Seminar, 22. June 2021 „Native TikTok Tools Can Create Liability for Brands and Influencers,“ September 2, 2020 „U.S. Supreme Court Continues Strong Support for Arbitration,“ Defense Digest, Vol. 12, No. 2, June 2006 „No Assignment – No Excess Garnishment,“ Defense Digest, Vol. 4, No.

3, June 1998 „Judge Reversed On Order Forcing Court Action To Arbitration,“ Defense Digest, vol. 10, No. 1, March 2004 J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2016, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Law, Glasser Merit Fellowship, Certificate in Intellectual Property, Media and Information Law; Deletion recommendation obtained in FINRA arbitration on behalf of a financial advisor who has suffered investment losses in an advisory account. Legal Updates for Securities, regular contributor, 2015-present dismissal on behalf of a real estate agent in the seller`s disclosure case. „529 Plans: Tax Free Withdrawals Now Permanent, But Regulatory Concerns Remain,“ Defense Digest, vol. 13, No. 1, March 2007 Claims Involving Life Insurance Impacting Life Agents and Broker-Dealers, Independent Broker Dealer Consortium (IBDC) Annual Conference, September 2021 „Arbitration Agreements Held by the State of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District Despite an Alleged Confidential Relationship Between Plaintiff Investors and Defendant Securities Dealers, Defense Digest, Vol.

11, No. 3, September 2005 Within the community, Sam serves on the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Rivers Chapter of the American Red Cross. In 2019, he was honored as one of Lehigh Valley Business` Forty Under 40, an award for young professionals who are making a difference in their businesses and in the business world. Attitude with Caution: How a Bad Apple Can Spoil Your Business, Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association (ADISA) Annual Conference and Fair, 11. October 2022 Find out more about our offers and contact us today! Defense award in a binding FINRA arbitration in Boca Raton, Florida, on behalf of a broker-dealer.

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