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N. Jerold Cohen

N. Jerold Cohen, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1962, Georgia 1966, District of Columbia 1966. Recipient General Counsel's award United States Department Treasury, Commissioners award Internal Revenue Service.


  • Cohen, N. Jerold was born on June 13, 1935 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States. Son of Maurice and Gertrude L. Cohen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Tulane University, 1957. Bachelor of Laws magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1961.


    • Associate Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton, New York City, 1961-1965, Sutherland, Asbill, and Brennan, Atlanta, Washington, 1965, partner, 1968-1979, 81—. Chief counsel Internal Revenue Service, 1979-1981, advisory council, 1999-2000, chairman.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1962, Georgia 1966, District of Columbia 1966.


    Former president, former member national board directors American Civil Liberties Union Georgia. Chairman Atlanta Community Relations Commission, 1976-1979. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958.

    Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association (past chair tax section), Federal Bar Association, American Law Institute, American Tax Policy Institute (member board), American College Tax Counsel (regent, former chair).


    • Children: Pamela, Lindsey L., Giles T.
    • father: Maurice Cohen
    • mother: Gertrude L. Cohen
    • children: Pamela Cohen
    • Lindsey L. Cohen
    • Giles T. Cohen
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