Matthew Cohen

Matthew (Matt) Cohen

Of Counsel

Matt Cohen focuses on the representation of institutional investors, particularly sovereign wealth funds, pension plans, and university endowments, in connection with investments in real estate funds (open-ended and closed-ended), private equity funds and other commingled vehicles (including buyout, venture capital, distressed debt, special opportunity, and infrastructure funds), and hedge funds. Matt also frequently represents institutional investors in connection with co-investments, joint ventures (particularly real estate joint ventures), direct investments, separate managed accounts/”fund of ones,” and investment management agreements. In addition, Matt routinely assists clients with compliance, governance and operations-related issues.

Matt spent a significant amount of time in the Middle East as a secondee to a United Arab Emirates-based sovereign wealth fund.  After the secondment, he remained in the United Arab Emirates for a period of time and provided advice to sovereign wealth funds in the region with respect to fund investments, co-investments, and direct local investments.

Bar admissionsCaliforniaDistrict of ColumbiaGeorgia
  • J.D., Southwestern University School of Law 2010
    magna cum laude
  • B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology 1999
    with honor


  • Co-author, "Reporting for Duty: The Current State of  Fiduciary Duties under Delaware Law," Vol. 30, No.12, The Investment Lawyer, December 2023



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