Joel Cohen

Stout Risius Ross, LLC

New York, NY

Managing Director

Joel Cohen is a Managing Director in the Dispute Consulting group. Mr. Cohen comes to the firm with over 17 years of experience in the dispute, forensic, and insolvency practice areas, most specifically focused in the financial services and asset management industries. His experience encompasses a number of significant cross-border insolvency and litigation matters, where he has served as financial advisor and consulting expert to fiduciaries, offshore liquidators, bankruptcy, and litigation trustees. He has assisted these clients in a variety of litigation consulting services, including asset tracing, fraud, Ponzi schemes, industry custom and practice for investment managers, and forensic analysis. Mr. Cohen has also led several internal investigations within the context of family office, investment advisors, and various corporate structures.

Before joining Stout, Mr. Cohen was a Managing Director at boutique financial advisory and consulting firm. Prior to that, he spent a number of years with a global financial advisory firm in its Dispute & Investigations group where he helped manage a team of CPAs, economists, attorneys, and finance professionals in executing a diverse array of complex engagements related to the various hedge fund/private equity fraud, insolvencies, and litigations that characterized the global financial crisis of 2008-09.

He was a leader in the disputes practice at a Big 4 accounting firm and senior vice president at a prominent investment bank in charge of internal investigations. Mr. Cohen has worked with premier law firms on accounting malpractice, business insurance disputes, fraud detection, and economic investigations.

Mr. Cohen has expertise in managing the expectations of various stakeholders involved in insolvency proceedings, liquidations, litigation settlements, and receiverships, namely in his capacity of assisting a board, trustee, receiver, or official liquidator with their duties, including U.S. and cross border considerations. He has extensive experience within the offshore world, regularly handling cases out of the Caribbean.

Professional Memberships

  • Anti-Defamation League (ADL) - New York Regional Board Member and National Commissioner for the Leadership 2020 campaign
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) – Member and Panelist
  • National Association of Federal Equity Receivers (NAFER)
  • Association for Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Turnaround Management Association

Education

  • B.A., Economics (Accounting Focus)
  • Rutgers University

Designations

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

Practice Areas

  • Investigations
  • Bankruptcy
  • Cross-Border Insolvency
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Special Assignments

Industry Focus

  • Financials
  • Asset Management (Hedge Fund/Private Equity

About AIRA

AIRA is a nonprofit professional association serving the bankruptcy, restructuring and turnaround practice area. AIRA's membership consists of accountants, financial advisors, investment bankers, attorneys, workout consultants, trustees, and others in the field of business turnaround, restructuring and bankruptcy. AIRA members are among the most trusted and sought-after professionals in matters dealing with limited capital resources and deteriorating operating performance.

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