Jeff Cohen is a Partner and Managing Director of Contingency Capital. Prior to joining Contingency Capital, Mr. Cohen was a Partner and Managing Director at Southpaw Asset Management from its inception in 2005. Prior to working at Southpaw, Mr. Cohen was a Vice President and Analyst in the credit opportunity/distressed securities fund at Ramius
Capital Group LLC. He previously worked at Stockback LLC, a TH Lee Putnam Ventures funded financial services and technology firm. Mr. Cohen began his professional career as a bankruptcy and restructuring attorney in private practice and served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Bruce I. Fox in the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Cohen received a JD from Temple University Beasley School of Law and a BA from Columbia University. He is based in New York.