Alan M. Cohen
Executive Vice President and Head of Global Compliance - Goldman Sachs
Alan is an Executive Vice President and Head of Global Compliance at Goldman Sachs. He serves as a member of the Management Committee, the Firmwide Client and Business Standards Committee, the Firmwide Investment Policy Committee and the Firmwide Reputational Risk Committee. Alan joined Goldman Sachs as a partner in 2004.
Prior to joining the firm, Alan was a partner at O’Melveny & Myers, where he co-headed the White Collar and Regulatory Defense Practice and the New York Litigation Group since 1991. Prior to this, he was an assistant US attorney for nine years for the Southern District of New York, where his last assignment was as the chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force.
Alan serves on the Leadership Council of the New York Stem Cell Foundation and the Board of Trustees of Temple University. He is also a member of the Lawyers Committee of the Innocence Project.
Alan earned a BA in 1972 from Temple University, as well as a PhD and a JD, with highest honors, from Rutgers University in 1976 and 1979, respectively.