Chester L. Cobb

Retired Partner
New York City
(212) 508-0413
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Mr. Cobb concentrates his practice in the areas of acquisition financing, asset-based lending, commercial mortgage loans, cross-border financing, syndications and participations, and trade finance; corporate reorganization, bankruptcy, loan workout and other debtor/creditor relationships; letters of credit and other credit enhancement techniques; loan sales; capital market transactions; corporate trust transactions; banking and financial services regulatory matters; corporate finance; public finance; general commercial and banking practices.

Additional Areas of Focus

Corporate Trust; Banking & Financial Services Regulatory Matters

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York


  • Yale Law School, J.D., 1977
  • Yale College, B.A., 1974

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
    • Senior Lawyers Division
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • International Law and Practice Section
  • State Bar of Texas

Past Activities

  • Yale Alumni Fund, Board of Directors
  • Yale College Class of 1974, Class Agent
  • Commercial Loan Documentation Guide, Editor, 1990-1996
  • Executive Committee of Business Law Section of New York State Bar Association, 2010-2013