Arthur Kohn is a partner based in the New York office. His practice focuses on compensation and benefit matters, including executive compensation, pension compliance and investment, employment law and related matters.
Mr Kohn is distinguished by Chambers USA as one of the leading lawyers in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation and is recommended by PLC Which Lawyer? yearbook. In Above the Law, Mr Kohn was voted as one of the ‘Top Partners to Work For – New York’. Mr Kohn teaches the ‘Taxation of Executive Compensation’ course at the New York University School of Law as an adjunct faculty member. In 2011, he was selected for the National Association of Corporate Directors’ Directorship 100, a list of the most influential people in corporate governance and in the boardroom. Mr Kohn is a member of the advisory board of the John L Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware.
Mr Kohn is also a member of the executive committee of the Columbia College Alumni Association. He received a JD degree and an undergraduate degree from Columbia University in 1986.
Mr Kohn joined the firm in 1986 and became a partner in 1995. He is chair of the firm’s global professional responsibility and risk management committee and past co-chair of the firm’s New York office diversity committee, its corporate governance practice group, and its pension and employee benefits committee.
Mr Kohn is a member of the New York Bar.