Mr. Littman serves as the General Counsel and Secretary of Cowen. In such capacity, Mr. Littman is responsible for overseeing all aspects of legal and compliance for Cowen. Mr. Littman joined Cowen Investment Management (formerly known as Ramius LLC) in October 2005 as its senior transactional attorney, becoming the General Counsel of Ramius in February 2009 and the General Counsel of Cowen in July 2010.
From September 1997 to October 2005, Mr. Littman was an associate in the Business and Finance Department of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, where he represented public and private companies in various corporate transactions, including public offerings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Mr. Littman also represented underwriters in initial public offerings of securities.
Mr. Littman received a BA, cum laude, in Public Policy and Economics from Duke University in 1994 and a JD from New York University School of Law in 1997.