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Jonathan E. Cohen's legal practice focuses on bankruptcy, foreclosure, personal injury, zoning, land-use, real estate, estate planning and administration, and other areas. For two decades he has successfully represented numerous private and municipal clients in a variety of federal, state, and municipal judicial and administrative proceedings. He has been a practicing attorney in New York since 1996. He is Of Counsel to the law firm Greenberg & Greenberg, which has offices in Hudson, N.Y. and New York City.

Mr. Cohen received his B.A. in Political Science, Summa cum Laude, from the State University of New York at Albany in 1984 and his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 1995.  He has been licensed to practice law in New York State since 1996 and is a member of the Columbia County Bar Association and has been a member of the New York State Bar Association and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Cohen authored “A Constitutional Safety Valve: The Variance in Zoning and Land-use Based Environmental Controls” (Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review). He was a consultant to the Columbia Land Conservancy in Chatham, N.Y. in the early 1990s, served as editor of The Zoning Law Bulletin, a nationally published legal newsletter, and authored numerous nationally published legal newsletters dealing with zoning and municipal law. He also contributed to the New York Planning Federation's reference work “All You Ever Wanted to Know About Zoning” and authored the article “Zoning Tool Lets Land Be Developed for Public Benefit,” published in the Capital District Business Review.


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Greenberg & Greenberg

Greenberg & Greenberg is a full service law firm based in Hudson, N.Y., with over seventy years of experience. The firm provides legal services in the areas of both litigation and transactional law.

Greenberg and Greenberg has particular expertise in the areas of personal injury, products liability and medical malpractice litigation, and has obtained multiple recoveries in excess of $1 million.  The firm is on the New York State Bar Association Major Personal Injury Panel and Medical Malpractice Panel. The firm also provides litigation services in the areas of commercial law, real estate, land use and planning, and environmental law.

In the area of transactional law, Greenberg & Greenberg provides services in connection with business formation, corporate and partnership law, and real estate transactions.

Languages spoken: Spanish, French.



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