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Cohen Named to St. Louis Small Business Monthly’s 2023 Hall of Fame


Capes Sokol is pleased to announce that St. Louis Small Business Monthly has named Jeffrey A. Cohen, Managing Shareholder, to its Hall of Fame for 2023.

This prestigious list recognizes the lifetime achievements of seven exceptional executives who have made significant contributions to the business landscape of St. Louis.

As Managing Shareholder and President of Capes Sokol, Cohen has played a pivotal role in the firm’s success. Cohen, along with a group of seven talented attorneys, co-founded Capes Sokol in 2001. Today, the firm consists of 42 highly skilled attorneys and 26 dedicated support staff members. The firm delivers unparalleled legal services designed to meet the needs of a diverse clientele of individuals and businesses.

Cohen’s Hall of Fame profile highlights his immense pride in the fact that female practice group leaders contribute to at least 75% of the firm’s revenue—a testament to our culture This remarkable achievement sets Capes Sokol apart and underscores its unwavering commitment to fostering a diverse and empowering work environment.

Cohen also notes the firm’s profound dedication to mentoring its newer attorneys:

“The culture is focused on collaboration,” said Cohen. “Our young associates have different experiences here than attorneys have at other firms. They are client-facing immediately. They are in court immediately. This gives young lawyers an opportunity to learn. It has allowed our young attorneys to get that experience at a younger age.”

As a seasoned attorney, Cohen focuses on representing closely held businesses and their owners throughout their entire lifecycle, including critical moments such as mergers and acquisitions, succession planning, financing, and corporate governance. In addition to his professional achievements, Cohen actively participates as a board member and/or officer in several civic and charitable organizations.

“The time has flown,” said Cohen, reflecting on his journey. “And it has been a great ride.”

Read the full article here.


St. Louis Small Business Monthly

St. Louis Small Business Monthly, established in 1988, is a locally owned magazine focused on presidents, owners, CEOs, CFOs, and other top decision-makers from closely held businesses in the St. Louis region. Readership includes established companies of all sizes, many of which have been owned by the same family for multiple generations.

These lists form a part of SBM’s annual Business Owners’ Guide–Book of “Best” Lists, which features the firms and companies offering the best services in the St. Louis area.

About Capes Sokol

At Capes Sokol, we strive to find the best solutions to our client's legal problems and to turn even complex challenges into opportunities. That’s why each member of our St. Louis-based team is committed to looking at every issue from multiple angles. We bring teamwork and collaboration across disciplines. We take the time to listen and understand our clients' industries, problems and challenges. And then we apply deep legal knowledge, experience and creativity all leading to strategies and execution that just make sense.

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