Michael A. Cohen

Michael A. Cohen

CPA, CGMA, Partner

100 Eagle Rock Avenue
Suite 200
East Hanover, NJ 07936
p 973.929.3630
f  973.929.3631

Michael Cohen is a partner with Friedman LLP. A member of the firm's SEC Services Group and internal quality review, Michael works closely with private companies, publicly traded companies, or those seeking to become publicly traded by providing audit and advisory services.


Michael works with a broad range of clients, including those in the financial services, gaming, technology, and wholesale/distribution industries.  He has over 20 years of comprehensive experience in the public and private sectors, including seven years as the Chief Financial Officer of the largest nonbank small business lender with public filing responsibilities, which gives him a unique perspective on meeting the needs of his clients.

His expertise includes:

  • Providing auditing and consulting services to a number of publicly held corporations
  • Advising clients on various initial or secondary public offerings, reverse mergers and PIPEs
  • Addressing transactional and due diligence matters
  • Advising on the effects of changes to financial reporting standards
  • Assisting with operational matters, including review and preparation of projections
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ, Audit Committee Chair
  • • Temple Sinai of Summit, Audit Committee Chair 

Outside the Office

Michael is actively involved as a youth lacrosse coach.