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Managing Director, Restructuring Group Co-Head

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Jason Cohen is a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Restructuring group at Lazard Middle Market. He has approximately 20 years of experience in corporate finance and restructuring. He has represented numerous entities in restructurings, financings and recapitalizations, both in-court and out-of-court, including recent representations of GST AutoLeather, Modular Space, Sidewinder Drilling, Liberty Tire Recycling, IAP, NewPage, LSP Batesville, American Safety Razor, Provo Craft, Hayes-Lemmerz, True Temper Sports, InPhonic, and Heartland Automotive, as well as the secured lenders in Eddie Bauer and Unsecured Creditors Committee for Los Angeles Dodgers.

Prior to joining Lazard Middle Market, Mr. Cohen was Special Counsel in the Financial Restructuring department of the law firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP. While at Cadwalader, Mr. Cohen represented debtors, individual creditors, official creditors’ committees, unofficial bondholder committees, and other parties’ interest in numerous restructurings involving companies in multiple industries, including, the Chapter 11 cases of Solutia, Quigley Company, AmeriKing, Winstar Communications, Pathmark Stores, RSL Communications, Arch Wireless Communications, and Geneva Steel Company.

Mr. Cohen received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Connecticut and Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School. Mr. Cohen is a member of the New York state bar.

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