Kelley Cohen is an associate in Ropes & Gray’s corporate department. Kelley’s practice is focused on representing public and private companies and investors in a broad range of domestic and cross-border transactional matters, including mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, private equity investments, and other strategic transactions and corporate governance matters. Kelley additionally advises public and private companies on ESG, corporate social responsibility, business and human rights and supply chain compliance matters.


  • Represented Stride Consumer Partners in its:
    • investment in Odele, a Minnesota-based hair care company
    • investment in Patrick Ta Beauty, a luxury beauty brand
    • investment in SkinFix, a clean skincare brand
  • Represented Becton, Dickinson and Company in its acquisition of Parata Systems and sale of its Surgical Instrumentation platform to STERIS.
  • Represented TriArtisan Capital Advisors in its investments in EnergySolutions and P.F. Chang's.
  • Represented Galderma in connection with its sale of Alchemee (formerly The Proactiv Company) to Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
  • Represented Exeter Capital in partnering with NOBULL, a high-growth athletic footwear, apparel and accessory brand.
  • Represented EMCOR Group, Inc. in its acquisitions of Quebe Holdings, Inc. and ECM Corp.
  • Represented Attentive Behavior Care in its sale to Proud Moments, a behavioral health care provider.
  • Advised large global asset managers on ESG and CSR aspects of various investments across technology, hospitality and life science industries.

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