Senior Vice President
Leeor Cohen is a Senior Vice President with responsibility for assessing and underwriting legal risk as part of Burford’s investment team.
Prior to joining Burford, Mr. Cohen was a Director in Leveraged Finance at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London and in New York. He focused on origination of high yield bonds and leveraged loans for corporate clients and financial sponsors. Before working at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mr. Cohen worked as a Consultant for Bain & Company in Chicago. Mr. Cohen has also practiced corporate law in Tel Aviv and served in the Israeli Artillery Corps.
Mr. Cohen earned his MBA and MPP degrees from the University of Michigan and graduated from Tel Aviv University’s Buchmann School of Law.