Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) January 24, 2014
Earp Cohn P.C., a regional law firm with offices in Cherry Hill, NJ and Philadelphia, PA, is pleased to announce that Merritt A. Cole, formerly with large firms in Philadelphia and New York, has joined the firm as Counsel.
Merritt Cole has extensive experience in securities and corporate law matters, including public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments and control contests, Securities and Exchange Commission reporting and compliance and corporate governance. He has represented a broad range of business clients, including development-stage companies, publicly-held companies and financial institutions, such as broker-dealers, investment advisers and banks. He counsels boards of directors, audit committees and compensation committees on Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and other corporate and regulatory matters. Merritt also serves as an expert witness in securities proceedings.
Before entering private practice, Merritt worked with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., where he served as a Branch Chief in the Division of Market Regulation.
Merritt is teaching Securities Regulation at Drexel University's School of Law. He has also taught Advanced Corporate Practice and Securities Regulation at Rutgers School of Law and Advanced Topics in Securities Regulation at Temple University Law School. He also lectures frequently on securities law matters and has served as an arbitrator in securities proceedings.
About Earp Cohn P.C.
Earp Cohn P.C. is a regional boutique law firm with offices located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Cherry Hill, New Jersey. The Earp Cohn P.C. lawyers have earned the reputation of providing high quality, cost effective legal representation and personal service in many areas of the law, including bankruptcy; corporate, business and tax; civil and criminal law; elder law; estate planning and administration; commercial, employment, insurance, and personal injury litigation; non-profit enterprise; public finance; real estate and land use; white collar criminal defense and government enforcement; and worker’s compensation. Earp Cohn also serves clients in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, Ocean, and Salem counties, as well as in the Delaware Valley and Eastern Pennsylvania.
Earp Cohn P.C. is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms.