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Miriam L. Cohen


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Miriam Cohen represents financial institutions in all aspects of commercial finance, including asset-based lending and secured transactions. Miriam has structured, documented and negotiated transactions ranging from facilities to closely-held businesses to large multiborrower and syndicated transactions, including sponsor groups and public companies. Her experience includes workouts, restructurings, debtor-in-possession financing, trade finance and factoring.

Miriam was selected by the Export-Import Bank of the United States to assist in revamping its working capital guarantee program, and she worked closely with the Export-Import Bank to revise the documentation relating to the program. In addition, she has worked with major investment companies in structuring transactions where credit support is essential.

Miriam has lectured on the issues involved in documenting commercial finance transactions, the rights and remedies of secured parties and intellectual property issues arising in secured finance transactions.

  • 6th Annual Global Fund Finance Symposium
  • The 21st Annual Entertainment and Sports Law Conference
  • NYIC Women’s Division Hot Topics: Credit and Legal Issue
  • Trends in Asset Based Lending
    Speaking Engagements


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, Articles Editor, The Probate Law Journal
    Note: “The Impact of Changes in the Tax Law on Marital Settlements”
  • Brooklyn College, B.A., summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Massachusetts


  • Named "Pioneer Icon" in commercial finance law in the inaugural edition of ABF Journal's Industry Icons Issue (2021)
  • Named "New York Metro Super Lawyer" in Securities & Corporate Finance and Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights by Thomson Reuters (2007)


  • Member, Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • Member, Association for Corporate Growth
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, New York Bar Association
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York