Daniel L. Cohen

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Daniel L. Cohen
Occupation Managing Director and Head of Government Relations
Employer DTCC

Daniel L. Cohen is the managing director and head of government relations for the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation DTCC.[1] In his position, Cohen is responsible for leading DTCC’s government relations function, including formulating the overall government relations strategy, representing DTCC before Congress and federal and state regulatory bodies and conducting outreach to relevant national trade groups. Cohen reports to Larry E. Thompson, managing director and general counsel.


Cohen served as a senior executive with several medical device and healthcare corporations, including EnteroMedics Inc., US Oncology, and Inamed, a company acquired by Allergan. In those positions, he established Washington, DC and global government relations functions, led the companies’ legislative policy and governmental regulatory relations program and was also responsible for managing public policy, investor relations, and political functions at the state, national and global levels.[2]

Prior to that, Cohen was a principal at Loeffler, Jonas & Tuggey, LLP, where he managed several clients in financial services. Earlier in his career, Cohen was the senior legislative liaison for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and, before that, served as legislative director for two Congressmen on Capitol Hill.


Cohen holds an M.A. in Liberal Studies/International Affairs from Georgetown University and a B.S. degree from Willamette University.


  1. Press Release. DTCC.
  2. Management. EnteroMedics.