COHEN PESSOA LAW GROUP, PLLC is a South Florida-based law firm focused on representing domestic and international clients in connection with real estate and business law matters. We offer legal services in connection with residential and commercial real estate closings, title insurance, business transactions, corporate formation and entity selection, corporate governance, commercial transactions, and estate planning.
/ REAL ESTATE
/ BUSINESS & TRANSACTIONAL
/ ESTATE PLANNING
We are licensed title agents and offer full start-to-finish closing and settlement services. The firm’s founding members have assisted clients in closing high-end residential and commercial real estate transactions throughout Florida and other jurisdictions, including, but not limited to, New York and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Our aim is to provide quality legal and start-to-finish closing and settlement services in the most efficient and seamless manner possible. Cohen Pessoa Law Group, PLLC takes pride in providing top-notch attention and service to its clients.
MEET THE PARTNERS
HARVEY J. COHEN, ESQ.
Binghamton University (B.A.; Cum Laude); University of Miami - School of Law (J.D.; Cum Laude); American University - Washington College of Law (LL.M.)
Harvey J. Cohen, Esq. has focused his practice for nearly 20 years on commercial and residential real estate transactions, and general corporate and business law. His practice areas include commercial and residential acquisitions and related financing, commercial leasing, mortgage financing, title insurance - including compliance matters, business entity formation and all areas of condominium/hotel/timeshare development and management. Harvey has experience assisting clients in connection with IRS Tax matters, including FIRPTA withholding transactions and Portfolio Lending. He also has experience representing banks and having served as legal counsel responsible for modifications and workouts of bank inventory of distressed loans. Harvey has previous experience in bankruptcy and creditor’s rights law, having appeared before the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Columbia and the State of Maryland. He is admitted to practice in Florida, New York, Connecticut, Maryland, the District of Columbia and U.S. Virgin Islands.
STEVEN F. PESSOA, ESQ.
Florida State University (B.A.; Magna Cum Laude); Emory University School of Law (J.D.); Emory University School of Law (Transactional Law Certificate)
Steven F. Pessoa, Esq. focuses his practice on transactional business and real estate matters. Steven began his legal career as an associate attorney at boutique Miami law firms primarily representing high net worth individuals in connection with real estate acquisitions, leasing, lending, and business operations and transactions. Prior to forming Cohen Pessoa Law Group, PLLC, Attorney Pessoa also worked as an associate attorney at K&L Gates, LLP, a large international law firm, where he represented public and private companies in connection with diverse legal matters with a particular emphasis on corporate governance, securities regulation, private placements, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. Attorney Pessoa is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida.