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Jane Coco Cowles

Jane Coco Cowles

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  • Business Law, Tax Law, Real Estate Law ...
  • Connecticut, District of Columbia, New York
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Skilled in the details of complex corporate transactions, Jane Cowles has 15 years experience working with entrepreneurs and businesses to plan and grow for the future. Clients trust her because of the practical guided advice she provides. No deal is too small or complex for her to handle.

Her niche area is art and design. She has represented numerous artists to settle copyright disputes, set up licensing agreements and negotiate with art galleries. She serves on the board of Arts Council of Rockland and Rockland Music Conservatory. She is a trained mediator and holds a masters in taxation.

Jane has worked for boutique law firms, Ernst & Young, McGladrey and taught business law at the European School of Economics. Her industry knowledge encompasses more than just the arts she has planned mergers of large companies in the pharmaceutical and retail industries, defended companies in State Tax Audits, and planned tax saving strategies. She is known for her smart yet practical approach to planning.

Jane graduate cum laude from Pace Law School and magna cum laude from New York Law’s LLM Taxation Program. In addition to her legal and business background, Jane has a BA in Fine Art from Drew University and has worked with art Galleries, the Edward Hopper House, and Art & Antiques Magazine.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Tax Law
Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Social Security Disability
Additional Practice Area
  • Art Law
  • Free Consultation
    30 minute free consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard & Discover
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent fees are possible in some but not all cases.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I work with monthly retainers for ongoing legal needs. Many start up business and small to mid size business like to use my services in lieu of hiring in house counsel.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
ID Number: 425236
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
ID Number: 500993
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 4361523
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  • French: Written
Professional Experience
Senior Tax Associate
I was a member of the State and Local Tax Practice for the New York Office. I worked under the the Employment Tax Director to research and draft laws relating to executive benefits and employment tax credits. I was also involved in research relating to M&A and tax credits and incentives.
Tax Associate
Ernst & Young
A member of the State and Local Tax Practice for the New York Office. I researched the areas of tax law relating to corporate M&A and restructurings.
Adjunct Professor of Law
European School of Economics
I taught business law to MBA students.
Grayson & Associates
I was responsible for managing the office case flow, client relations, and finances. I researched and drafted briefs for the litigation department. I prepared closing documents for real estate transactions and worked with banks and clients.
Pace Law School
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New York Law School
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Professional Associations
Rockland County Bar Association
- Current
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Arts Council of Rockland
Board Member
- Current
Activities: Fundraising Committee, Finance Committee Chair
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Rockland Music Conservatory
Board Member
- Current
Activities: Event Committee
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Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Volunteer Attorney
- Current
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New York State Bar  # 4361523
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Contracts in Risk Adverse Times, Continuing Legal Education, Rockland County, New York
Rockland County Bar Association
What happens when circumstances beyond the control of either party prevent performance on the contract?
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Websites & Blogs
Jane Cowles, Attorney
Contact & Map
Jane Cowles, Attorney
22 Reld Drive
Pearl River , NY 10965
Cell: (914) 522-5801
Monday: 9:30 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 7 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 7 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 7 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Inquire about weekend appointments.