Cozen O’Connor: Rapoport, Edgar G.

Edgar G. Rapoport

Associate

Minneapolis

(612) 260-9038

(612) 260-9080

Edgar is a former general counsel who brings an insider’s view and broad experience to his corporate practice. He regularly guides clients through a range of transactional matters, including entity formation, corporate governance, customer and vendor agreements, regulatory compliance, financing, acquisitions, and the sale or lease of real estate.

Edgar is also an experienced commercial litigator and trial lawyer. He has successfully defended claims made against businesses that alleged breach of contract, employment discrimination and vicarious liability. In his corporate practice, Edgar strives to negotiate and draft defensible contracts to reduce the risk of litigation for his clients.

Edgar is uniquely able to understand his clients’ needs because he walked in their shoes. Before joining Cozen O’Connor, Edgar served as general counsel of a large taxicab company in Chicago, where he personally handled the gamut of legal matters and oversaw the work of outside counsel. Having learned the day-to-day challenges of a business first-hand, Edgar is prepared to deliver the services his clients need and expect from their outside counsel.

Experience

News

Cozen O’Connor Guides Eurofins Scientific in $670 Million Acquisition of Covance Food Solutions

May 04, 2018

The Corporate and International practices at Cozen O’Connor represented Eurofins Scientific SE in the acquisition of Covance Food Solutions from Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp).

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2008
  • Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.B.A., 2002
  • Minnesota
  • Illinois