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Bruce Cohen

Founder, Talent Beyond Boundaries

Bruce Cohen served as a top lawyer in the Senate for almost two decades working for Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont. As Chief Counsel and Staff Director, for the Senate Judiciary Committee, he coordinated the Democratic staff of the Senate Judiciary Committee and worked with his Republican counterparts, the Senate leadership, the House, and the administrations of Presidents Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama. Matters within the jurisdiction of the Committee included nominations of Supreme Court justices and those of hundreds of other Federal judicial and top-ranking executive branch nominees; national security matters, such as the USA PATRIOT Act and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; civil rights matters including the Voting Rights Act and hate crimes legislation; the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act and the Trafficking Victims Protection Act; intellectual property laws, including patent law reform; privacy protection; antitrust, business competition and consumer protection laws; Federal law enforcement and assistance to state and local law enforcement; oversight of various Federal Government activities; and much more. Bruce graduated from Stanford University, and from the University of California Berkeley, school of law where he was editor-in-chief of The California Law Review.