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Michele J. Cohen

Partner, Corporate Department

New York

Phone: 1(212) 318-6653
Fax: 1(212) 230-7862


Michele Cohen is a partner in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. She focuses her practice on corporate finance and restructuring transactions and has extensive experience in acquisition financings, leveraged restructurings and refinancings, and other syndicated lending transactions, in addition to high-yield bond issuances, senior and subordinated bridge financings, project and structured financings, and private placements.

Ms. Cohen has represented numerous commercial and investment banks, finance companies, lenders, borrowers and investors in domestic and international transactions and financings.


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 1989  (magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Georgetown University, B.A., 1985

Practice Areas


Direct Lending and Private Credit Lending

Leveraged & Syndicated Lending

Life Sciences and Healthcare




New York Bar


New York University School of Law, J.D. 1989

Georgetown University, B.A. 1985

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