Robert Cohen

Partner, Davis Polk

Rob brings 15 years of senior-level experience in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement to his work representing companies, boards and individuals in government investigations, as well as conducting internal investigations.

He represents public companies in SEC investigations concerning disclosures, accounting and internal controls. He is an authority on cryptocurrency enforcement, having led the SEC’s first wave of cases involving digital assets and initial coin offerings. With his experience as the first-ever Chief of the SEC’s Cyber Unit, Rob also is active in our Data Privacy & Cybersecurity practice.

When Rob was Co-Chief of the SEC’s Market Abuse Unit, he handled enforcement actions involving insider trading, market structure, manipulation, broker-dealers, ATSs and exchanges.

He is co-chair of the D.C. Bar’s Securities Enforcement Subcommittee and is a member of Law360’s 2021 Securities Editorial Advisory Board.