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 one of the leading lawyers in the United States in the category of Banking & Finance, as reported in the 2014 Chambers Global legal directory. Calling him a "well-known force in the banking and finance community," Richard is one of 80 U.S. lawyers recognized by 2014 Chambers Global in the category.
Richard is widely known as a pioneer in the field of cross-border lending, helping banks and other financial institutions respond to the rapid globalization of their borrowers. He regularly represents lenders in structuring and documenting complex cross-border credit facilities. He is also active in secured transactions law reform initiatives, serving on the Expert Group on 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 and is President of the Brain Research Foundation, a 60-year old non-profit organization that funds innovative neuroscience research.