McLane Law Firm Welcomes John F. Cohan

The McLane Law Firm with four offices in Woburn, Massachusetts, and Manchester, Portsmouth, and Concord, New Hampshire, is pleased to welcome John F. Cohan to the firm as Of Counsel.

John joins the Corporate Department in McLane’s Trade Center 128 office in Woburn, Massachusetts. John focuses his practice on venture capital financings, private placements of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, bank financings, intellectual property licensing, renewable energy, software licensing and technology law. Most recently, John served as Of Counsel at another regional law firm in Boston, Massachusetts.

John represents financing sources and developers in connection with evolving renewable energy and clean tech projects. He also handles multi-million dollar mergers, acquisitions and divestitures as well as corporate loan, venture capital financing and private equity transactions. John represents and advises financing sources and various corporate entities with regard to their specific corporate transactional needs and on a general corporate counsel level. He represents and advises early stage companies, technology entrepreneurs and owners of established businesses on succession planning, general corporate compliance and in connection with their contracting, technology licensing, business planning, and intellectual property matters.

John received his B.S.E.E. from Syracuse University in 1986, and his J.D. from New England School of Law, magna cum laude, in1996, and serves as an adjunct professor there and at Boston University School of Law teaching upper level contract drafting and negotiation. In addition to being a member of the Boston Bar Association and the American Bar Association’s Section on Science & Technology, John is active in the Greater Boston technology and innovation sector.  He is a member of the 128 Innovation Capital Group, the North Shore Technology Council, and the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers.
He lives in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, and can be reached at or at McLane’s Woburn office at 781-904-2664.

About the McLane Law Firm

Founded in 1919, the McLane Law Firm is one of New England’s premier full-service law firms with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as well as Woburn, Massachusetts. Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service, McLane has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients.