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Jeffrey Cohen joined Fox Rothschild in Denver, where he runs his national practice in complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy reorganization, and municipal bond defaults and insolvency. After 30 years in academia, Nathan “Chip” Cohen retired in 2002 from his position as an astronomy professor at Boston University, and spent most of the next 10 years doing classified work for the U.S. Department of Defense and agencies protecting people and property “in the national interest.” A successful inventor and innovator, he holds 28 U.S. patents and invented the invisibility cloak. He now leads a growing company doing cutting-edge electronics. “Transitioning from the hockey puck to the hockey stick has been an invigorating growth experience,” he says. His fourth book, edited with Michael Frame at Yale, is “Benoit Mandelbrot: A Life in Many Dimensions.” Jerry Muller, a prominent economic historian and leading scholar on capitalism, has been on the faculty at Catholic University of America since 1984. His book “Capitalism and the Jews” has been translated into several languages while generating lively discussions among political scientists, historians and economists. The New York Times said the book is “a provocative and accessible survey of how Jewish culture and historical accident ripened Jews for commercial success and why that success has earned them so much misfortune.” DeVito/Verdi, a New York ad agency headed by Ellis Verdi, is doing a lot of work in Boston with Legal Sea Foods, auto dealer Herb Chambers, Suffolk University and Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture.
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