Sandra Cohen Esq.

Cohen & Buckmann pc

Sandra Cohen is a Partner at Cohen & Buckmann pc, a New York-based specialty firm focusing on executive compensation, pensions & cross-border employment matters. She represents many multi-national corporations on deferred compensation (international 409A), severance and employment agreements, stock-based compensation plans and qualified retirement plans. Ms. Cohen helps employers work through senior management issues that arise during merger negotiations including managing U.S. golden parachute taxes.

Sandra has over two decades of employee-related advisory expertise, originally as a human resources professional and subsequently as an attorney advisor in executive compensation.  For more than ten years, she led the U.S. Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits practice area in the New York office of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. Prior to that, she practiced law in mergers and acquisitions and employee benefits at Sullivan & Cromwell.

J.D., Yale Law School
M.A., Columbia University
B.A., Washington University

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
(Commissioned) 322 T.M., Global Share Plans: Issues for Multinational Employers (co-author)