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Anne E. Cohen

Anne E. Cohen is of counsel at Debevoise & Plimpton, from which she retired as a Partner in the Litigation Department. Her wide-ranging practice focused on complex tort litigation and internal investigations.

Ms. Cohen is a Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School, where she teaches a seminar on Internal Investigations, and is also a member of the Dean’s Council.

Among other civic commitments, Ms. Cohen is a longtime member of the Board of Citymeals-on-Wheels, for which she served as Co-President from 2009 to 2015.

Prior to practicing law, Ms. Cohen was a reporter for the Cincinnati Post. She joined Debevoise in 1986 and became a Partner in 1993. She received her A.B. from Smith in 1976 and an M.S.L. from Yale Law School in 1982, where she studied for a year as a Ford Foundation fellow while on leave from the Post. In 1985, she received her J.D. from Columbia, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an Articles Editor of the Columbia Law Review. Ms. Cohen was a law clerk for the Hon. Richard S. Arnold, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

In 2005, she was a participant in the 69th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, run by the Department of Defense. She and her Bichon/Cavalier Ralph, certified as a therapy dog team by the Good Dog Foundation, volunteer at Mount Sinai Hospital.