Jay Cohen is a Partner and serves as TRG’s Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. He is responsible for the firm’s Business Management functions including Corporate Strategy, Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Legal, Compliance, Technology, Operations, and Administration. Mr. Cohen is a member of TRG’s Executive Committee and is based in New York.
Prior to joining TRG in March 2010, Mr. Cohen was an attorney in the Investment Management Group at Seward & Kissel LLP where he advised sponsors and managers of various private investment funds and other pooled investment vehicles, including private equity funds, hedge funds, funds of funds, and commodity pools. Prior to that he worked in Marsh McLennan’s Financial & Professional (FINPRO) Group, developing and implementing risk management solutions for clients with executive, director, organizational, professional, fiduciary, employment, and media liability exposures. Mr. Cohen began his career at Credit Suisse First Boston as an investment banking analyst in the firm’s Global Technology Group, focusing on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Cohen received a Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management, a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School, and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.