Mr. Cohen earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1982, graduating summa cum laude, and was elected to membership in the Phi Beta Kappa Society. He earned his juris doctor degree from Hastings College of Law in 1985.Mr. Cohen is one of the Directors of the firm. Mr. Cohen is a member of the Real Estate Section of the State Bar of California and has a broad-based transactional practice. He counsels clients on a variety of real estate, partnership, and corporate matters, including real estate acquisitions and sales, leasing, land use, title issues, common interest development matters, redevelopment projects, construction-related contracts, and foreclosures. In particular, Mr. Cohen acts as counsel to governmental agencies, nonprofit organizations, lenders, developers, and contractors in connection with multiuse commercial and industrial sales, leasing, and development transactions.