About Us

WHO WE ARE?


Welcome to Cohen Property Law Group

CPLG is a seasoned law firm that provides comprehensive real estate transactional services to individual and corporate clients nationwide. Our extensive experience handling complex commercial real estate transactions and our strong relationships with brokers, buyers, sellers, developers, real estate attorneys, and other real estate professionals allow us to keep a constant pulse on market trends and efficiently achieve the objectives of our clients.

David Cohen


Area of Focus

Corporate, Real Estate

David Cohen has extensive experience in representing individuals, large-size, mid-size and small-size companies in real estate transactions. Mr. Cohen also has expertise in private equity transactions, contract negotiation, review and construction.

Liam Krahe


Area of Focus

Real Estate, Corporate, Financing, Tax, General Business Transactions, and General Contract Review and Negotiation

Liam has extensive experience representing clients in complex commercial real estate transactions including leasing, financing, acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, syndications, and operations. Liam regularly advises developers and property owners in the purchase, sale, and development of commercial real estate, including retail shopping centers, office buildings, multifamily and mixed-use projects, and hotel and hospitality transactions. He represents commercial landlords and tenants in the preparation, negotiation, and workout of office and retail leases. In addition, Liam’s practice includes representing clients on the formation and structuring of joint ventures and syndications, including advising on choice of entity and jurisdiction, developing offering terms, and preparing disclosure and investment documents.

 

Education
  • University of Miami School of Law, LL.M. – Real Property Development
  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D.
  • Duquesne University, B.A.
Bar and Court Admissions
  • State of Florida
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Zoha Aseem


Area of Focus

Commercial Real Estate Transactions; Contract Drafting and Negotiations

Zoha Aseem is experienced in corporate commercial transactions and manages negotiations for commercial leases and property acquisitions, including the requisite contract drafting. She regularly represents landlords and tenants to draft, review, and negotiate lease agreements for retail shopping space and office space. Zoha also advises property owners and purchasers in real estate sale transactions.

 

Education
  • Cardiff University (Bachelor of Laws)
Bar and Court Admissions
  • New York State Bar

Yvonne Love


Area of Focus

Real Estate, Corporate, Commercial Real Estate and General Contract Review and Negotiation, General Business Transactions and Corporate Matters.

Yvonne Love has extensive experience representing clients in the acquisition and sale of commercial properties. She regularly advises clients on the legal matters of their commercial real estate deals, including acquisition, development, drafting and negotiating contracts, leasing, and dispositions.

Ms. Love’s experience extends to matters arising out of the purchase and sale of businesses, partnership and corporate dissolution actions, commercial lease disputes, and cases involving employment agreements and enforcement of non-compete clauses.

Education
  • University of Arizona, B.A.
  • University of Phoenix, M.A.
  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, J. D.
Bar and Court Admissions
  • State of Arizona
  • State of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Arizona
  • Ninth Circuit

Armond Faris


Area of Focus

Corporate, General Business Transactions, Antitrust, Contract Drafting

Armond represents clients in a variety of transactional matters including mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, shareholder agreements, employment agreements, corporate governance, finance, succession planning, and complex commercial real estate purchase and lease agreements. He has represented both sellers and buyers in varied business mergers and acquisitions and commercial real estate transactions. Armond has extensive experience drafting and negotiating contracts.

 

Education
  • University of Washington, B.A.
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D.
Bar and Court Admissions
  • New York State Bar
  • New Jersey State Bar
  • Maryland Bar

Ashley Wedding


Area of Focus

Purchases and Sales, Leases, Title Work.

Ashley Wedding has represented clients in both transactional real estate matters and real-estate litigation. Ms. Wedding has represented clients in the purchase and sales of vacant land, assemblages, purchase and sale of office buildings, leases of office and retail space and the purchase and sale of a variety of different types of real property. She evaluates title reports and provides guidance and counsel to buyers and sellers on a variety of title issues including easements, restrictive covenants, and assists clients with removing clouds on title.

 

Education
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, Boyd School of Law, J.D.
  • Pepperdine University, B.S.
Bar and Court Admissions
  • State of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Mary Petroni


Area of Focus

Client Relations & Services, Marketing & Communications

Mary Petroni has extensive experience in client relations and works closely with our lawyers to ensure a consistent focus on personalized client services. She assists our attorneys and clients through the due diligence process to accelerate closing. Mary also manages marketing and communication initiatives for the firm and is responsible for reviewing, maintaining, and delivering communications generated by Cohen Property Law Group, PLLC through the appropriate channels.

 

Education
  • Georgetown University, B.A.

Vanessa Vives


Area of Focus:

Paralegal

Vanessa is a certified paralegal and provides strategic support to CPLG’s attorneys in a wide range of commercial real estate matters, including facilitating closings for the acquisition and disposition of property, loan transactions, and leases; reviewing term sheets and letters of intent, due diligence materials, title commitments and title-related documents, and surveys; preparing closing binders and checklists for the acquisition and disposition of property, loans, and leases. Additionally, Vanessa assists CPLG’s attorneys in preparing governing documents for joint ventures and other investment or ownership vehicles.Prior to joining CPLG, Vanessa worked as a paralegal for a law firm based in South Florida where she assisted attorneys in complex commercial transactions and litigation.

Connor Jaffe


Area of Focus:

Intern

Connor Jaffe is a JD/MBA candidate at the University of Miami. Connor has experience in contract drafting, review, and negotiation. He also has experience in complex real estate transactions. Prior to joining Cohen Property Law Group, Connor interned for a Fortune 500 company handling real estate transactions and for the legal department of a leading sports and entertainment company.

Rachel Sygall


Area of Focus:

Intern

Rachel Sygall is a JD candidate at the University of Miami School of Law, specializing in various aspects of business law. Prior to joining the Cohen Property Law Group, Rachel graduated from the prestigious Herbert Business School at the University of Miami with a degree in Buisness Law. During this time, she gained invaluable experience while working for multiple years with both the Miami-Dade Circuit Court and the Guardian Ad Litem Program. Additionally, she had the good fortune of interning with two separate Fortune 500 companies. This diverse background has equipped Rachel with a global understanding of the the legal intricacies across multiple sectors.

Lilly Edwards


Area of Focus:

Intern

Lilly Edwards is a JD candidate at the University of Tulsa College of Law. Lilly has experience in contract drafting, negotiation, and moot court. Prior to joining Cohen Property Law Group, Lilly interned at Aleshire, Robb and Rapp law firm in Missouri that specialized in personal injury.Lilly has focused on skilled negotiating and drafting of complex contracts for corporate and personal interests.

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