Stephen Cowen graduated from the Law School with high honors after graduating magna cum laude from Harvard College. During law school he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review, a John M. Olin Student Fellow in Law and Economics, and elected to the Order of the Coif.
Following graduation, Mr. Cowen clerked for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the Supreme Court of the United States and Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Mr. Cowen’s research and teaching interests include national security and intelligence law; U.S. foreign policy and military history; venture capital and private equity transactions; and entrepreneurial management and decisionmaking.
Mr. Cowen is a co-founder and co-Chief Executive Officer of the advisory firm The Zosima Group LLC. Prior to that, he was a partner at Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP.