Cohen has been a successful negotiator for over thirty years in situations from
hostile takeovers to hostage negotiations. His clients have been some of the
most powerful and successful people in the world.
more than three decades, Herb Cohen has been a practicing negotiator,
in-timately involved in some of the world's head-line dramas, from hostile
takeovers to hostage negotiations. His clients have included business
executives, entrepreneurs, sports and theatrical agents and large corporations,
including IBM, Citibank, Eli Lilly, Credit Suisse First Boston, Sears Roebuck
and Co., Nomura International and Kam Ngan Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, as well
as governmental agencies such as the Department of State, the F.B.I., the
Conference of Mayors and the U.S. Department of Justice.
serving as an advisor to Presidents Carter and Reagan on combating terrorism,
he was involved in the Iranian Hostage Crisis and credited with helping to
shape the government's response to the skyjacking of TWA Flight 847 and the
seizure of the Achille Lauro.
a result of his unique but extensive practical experiences, Mr. Cohen is
internationally renowned as a corporate and governmental consultant on
negotiating strategy, commercial dealings and crisis management.
Cohen's analysis and insights into political strategy and international
relations have appeared in many international publications, and he himself has
been the subject of articles in Time, People, Playboy and The Economist. In
these writings, he has been called "the world's best negotiator" and
referred to as "America's foremost convention speaker," presenting
serious subjects with such humor and dramatic flair that they be-come pure
is the author of You Can Negotiate Anything, which was on the New York Times
Bestseller List for over nine months, and has been translated into ten
languages. He has been a guest on The Tonight Show, Good Morning America,
Nightline and the Larry King radio and television programs.