In the article, titled "Welcome To The Club: Advice From Old To New Partners," Law360
asked veteran partners from a number of different law firms what they would tell recently promoted colleagues to help them thrive in their new positions.
"Remember that becoming a partner is not equivalent to crossing the finish line, but is more like passing one of the early mile markers in your career," Mr. Cohan said. "Nice validation. But you should continue to spend time with mentors who can help you grow as a lawyer. You should continue to treat associates and staff with respect. In sum, you should obey what one of my mentors called the Eleventh Commandment for lawyers: 'Thou shalt not take thyself too damned seriously.'"
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One of Dallas' most respected commercial litigators, Mr. Cohan has helped resolve complex disputes for local and national companies for more than 35 years. While he has handled a broad range of litigation matters, Mr. Cohan has placed particular emphasis on antitrust and appellate litigation. Mr. Cohan has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America
under Antitrust Law and Commercial Litigation (2005-2015) and Litigation — Antitrust (2012-2015). Best Lawyers
named Mr. Cohan "Dallas Antitrust Law Lawyer of the Year" for 2012, and he has been named a Texas "Super Lawyer" (2003 - 2014) by Thomson Reuters. Mr. Cohan is a Master in the Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court.