When entrepreneurs and business owners want to ensure they have a sound corporate infrastructure for growth, need to protect their financial interests, or eventually execute a profitable exit, they call expert advisor and attorney Lauren Cohen.
Member Since May 30, 2019
For over twenty years, Lauren and her teams at e-Council Inc.com and ScaleUp Enterprises have advised U.S. and international businesses, providing concierge-level, professional service in the areas critical to success, including financing, tax and legal compliance, insurance and licensing, and operational systems and security.
A graduate of York University and Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Canada, Lauren is also an expert in business immigration law, boasting a stellar record helping foreign entrepreneurs realize the “American Dream” by obtaining EB-5 and E-2 visas and starting a business in the U.S. or investing in an established corporation. In doing so, her clients have raised and invested millions of dollars in capital. She has spoken throughout the world on the topic of business immigration and was recently named to the faculty of the Forbes and INC.-renowned global networking and training program for successful business owners.
Lauren knows well the challenges and the efforts necessary to obtain a U.S. visa. She is Canadian by birth and immigrated to the U.S. in 2001, becoming a U.S. citizen in 2012. Prior to forming her e-Council Inc.com and ScaleUp Enterprises, she served as corporate counsel in various industries, during which time she became interested and involved in immigration law. Her best-selling book “Finding Your Silver Lining in the Business Immigration Process” offers a wealth of information and tools for those seeking to access U.S. markets through business immigration.
In 2017, Lauren was recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Attorney-at-Law magazine and in 2018 received the “Leader in the Law” award from the Florida Association of Women Lawyers. She was recently featured on the global TV series UNLOCKING YOUR LIMITLESS LIFE and has been interviewed on NPR and NBC-6 and quoted in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, THE SOUTH FLORIDA BUSINESS JOURNAL, THE PALM BEACH POST and several other news outlets and publications.
Lauren serves as legal strategist for many international groups and organizations and recently joined the faculty of the renowned CEO SPACE INTERNATIONAL. Lauren has spoken at several regional, national and international events as well as EB-5 Innovation Summits and Investor Conferences. She has also presented at numerous events for attorneys and other professionals, including locations in Canada, South America, Europe and Israel.