Goldberg Kohn is pleased to announce that Richard Kohn, a principal in the firm's Commercial Finance Group and a co-founder of the firm, has once again been recognized as a one of the leading lawyers in the United States in the area of Banking & Finance, as reported in the recently released 2013 Chambers Global legal directory. Chambers Global lists law firms and attorneys who are strongly recommended from in-depth interviews with peers and clients. Rankings in the directory are assessed on specific criteria, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, and commitment.
Richard is widely known as a pioneer in the field of cross-border asset-based lending, helping banks and other financial institutions respond to the rapid globalization of their borrowers. In that role, he regularly represents banks and other financial institutions in structuring and documenting complex cross-border credit facilities. He is also active in secured transactions law reform initiatives, serving on the Expert Group for various projects for the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and is a Lecturer in Law on cross-border lending at The University of Chicago Law School. Richard also serves as Co-General Counsel of the Commercial Finance Association, which is the principal U.S. trade association for asset-based lenders.