Revealed in a Law360 Pulse exclusive, partner and co-chair of the Investment Management and Funds practice, Wendy Cohen will become the new managing partner of the New York office on June 1. Wendy succeeds Structured Finance and Securitization partner Chris DiAngelo, who has served in that role since July 2013. Wendy and Chris will work together to ensure a smooth transition.
Known as a leader in the investment funds space, Wendy has spent over 35 years advising asset managers on matters related to the structuring, operations and regulation of private investment funds. She has long championed growing the number of women in the financial industry, serving as co-chair of the Legal Peer Advisory Group of 100 Women in Finance for almost a decade and co-founding Katten's Women in Finance initiative.
Wendy stated, "I am thrilled to have been chosen to steward Katten's New York office, in our spectacular new space in the iconic Rockefeller Plaza. My dedicated partners and other colleagues provide commercial, efficient legal services of a caliber that parallels our sophisticated physical space. I am proud to have spent my entire career at this firm and especially honored to lead this team as we continue building the firm's success in New York and nationally."
"Advocate Of Women In Finance To Manage Katten NYC Office," Law360 Pulse, May 8, 2023