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Francine Alfandary is a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial Groups at Pearl Cohen’s New York office. Francine has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, financing rounds, joint ventures, licensing and distributorship arrangements, as well as ongoing corporate issues such as employment law, commercial leases, and commercial agreements. Her clients include technology companies, retail companies, and non-US companies with significant US interests. As her clients’ primary outside counsel, Francine provides on-going advice in the establishment, maintenance, and day-to-day activities of operating companies throughout the US.

Prior to joining Pearl Cohen, Francine was a partner in the New York office of a French law firm. She started her career in the San Francisco office of a major New York law firm.

Francine is a longtime member of the faculty of the Fordham University School of Law, and she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa at University of California, Berkeley.


  • New York State Bar
  • California State Bar


University of California, Berkeley, B.A. French Literature, 1984
Harvard Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 1988


English, Spanish & French