Norton Rose Fulbright appoints Cohen and Dollar as US Co-Heads of Financial Institutions

United States Press release - People January 25, 2022

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced the appointment of New York litigation partners Celia Cohen and Steve Dollar as its US Co-Heads of Financial Institutions.

Jeff Cody, Norton Rose Fulbright's US Managing Partner, said:

"Celia and Steve are both tremendous lawyers with extensive experience in the financial institutions sector on a global scale. We look forward to the positive impact they will make as the new leaders of our financial institutions team."

Cohen has significant experience in dealing with white-collar defense, internal and government investigations, including investigations of whistleblower claims. A former federal prosecutor and in-house attorney, she has the insight to advise clients using her experience handling issues relating to fraud, bribery, money laundering, market manipulation, cybersecurity and matters under the False Claims Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

Cohen, whose tenures as Assistant US Attorney in the Eastern District of New York and Assistant General Counsel at J.P.Morgan Chase both lasted more than five years, said:

"Lawyers on Norton Rose Fulbright's financial institutions team are known as trusted advisors to the world's leading banks, asset managers, financial investors and insurance companies. I'm honored to lead this impressive group alongside Steve as we continue to provide unsurpassed client service."

Dollar's practice covers all aspects of complex disputes, including litigation and regulatory investigations, on a nationwide basis. He focuses on high-stakes commercial securities and financial services litigation, including representing US and non-US banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, RIAs, RICs and community banks in complex disputes. He also represents numerous US and non-US airlines, lessors and other operators in disputes against manufacturers.

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States for his work in international litigation as well as securities litigation: defense, Dollar said:

"Financial institutions consistently look to Norton Rose Fulbright when faced with legal challenges or business opportunities. Celia and I will be true collaborators in helping our team advise clients on their most complex matters."


Head of Financial Institutions, United States