Cozen O’Connor: Islami, Jahan S

Jahan S. Islami



(305) 704-5948

(786) 220-0217

Jahan focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, venture capital transactions, debt financings, private placements, and general corporate matters. Jahan advises entrepreneurs, investors, and company management on formation issues, financings, corporate transactions, operational and general corporate matters, and corporate governance. He has extensive experience in a variety of industry consolidations representing buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders, and advisers. Jahan also works with distressed businesses in their reorganization efforts.

Jahan regularly represents middle market clients — corporate clients, private equity firms, other private investment funds, and high net worth individuals — and acts as outside general counsel for a number of his private company clients.

Jahan earned his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia.

Jahan serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of The Miami Bridge, a nonprofit that provides shelter and counseling for Miami’s abandoned, abused, and runaway children.


126 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 22, 2018

One hundred twenty-six Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 20 of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Cozen O’Connor Continues Growth, Adds Lateral Attorneys In Florida and Los Angeles

July 01, 2013

Cozen O’Connor continues to grow with the addition of two senior lateral attorneys: corporate transactions attorney Jahan S. Islami, who joins the firm as a partner in the Florida office, and commercial litigator Matthew S. Steinberg, who joins the firm as a partner in the Los Angeles office. Mr. Islami previously was with K&L Gates.


  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1996
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1992

Awards & Honors

Best Lawyers in America 2019, 2020

  • Florida