Lindsey B. Cohan

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Lindsey B. Cohan

Associate

Austin | 300 W. 6th Street, Suite 2010, Austin, TX 78701-2916
+1 512 394 3027 | +1 512 394 3001

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Lindsey B. Cohan is an associate in Dechert’s Austin office and a member of the complex commercial litigation group. Her practice focuses on the representation of corporate clients in a wide range of commercial litigation, as well as consumer class actions and products liability matters. Her clients span a diverse range of industries, including companies in the medical device, pharmaceutical, shipping, computer, investment services and skilled nursing care industries.

In addition, Ms. Cohan maintains an active pro bono practice, including the representation of civil rights groups in voting rights litigation, an indigent death row inmate in his post-conviction petition for relief, and a foreign domestic worker in litigation involving allegations of human trafficking and exploitation against her former diplomat employer.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Cohan was an associate with an international law firm in New York where, in addition to civil litigation, she also worked on corporate internal investigations.

Experience
  • Defending DHL Express (USA), Inc. in trial and appellate matters pending in state and federal courts around the country, including in Michigan, New York, Texas and Utah.
  • Representing Beverly Enterprises, Inc., one of the largest national nursing home chains, in class action litigation in Arkansas.
  • Defending an investment advisor in a dispute arising out of fund management in an emergency injunction hearing in Houston state court, and representing the firm in a related arbitration proceeding.
  • Providing comprehensive legislative strategy to a Fortune 500 company in anticipation of reforms to tort and consumer class action law.
  • Serving as appellate counsel for a Texas-based medical device distributor in post-trial motions and appellate issues relating to an adverse jury verdict in an action pending in California state court.
  • Representation of an Austin-based computer technology company in breach of contract and business tort litigation pending in Texas state court.
Education
  • American University, B.A., 2004, with Honors
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2009, with Honors
Admissions
  • Texas
  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas