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Jeffrey M. Cohen

Associate Professor of the Practice


Jeffrey M. Cohen received his J.D. from Stanford Law School. He has also received a masters degree from Oxford University in Social Anthropology. He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.

His primary research interests include criminal law and procedure, especially in the areas of corporate sentencing and punishment.  Jeffrey was an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Massachusetts, where he prosecuted and tried numerous high-profile public corruption and government fraud cases. Before joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, he worked at the Department of Justice in Washington D.C. as an Honors Program Trial Attorney, where he litigated civil False Claims Act cases around the country. Jeffrey clerked at the United States District Court in Massachusetts for Judge Reginald C. Lindsay and at the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts for Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall.

Prior to joining BC, Jeffrey was a Acting Assistant Professor at New York University School of Law.  Before NYU, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Law, where he taught courses in white collar crime and criminal trial practice.