William D. Cohan was an award-winning investigative journalist before embarking on a seventeen-year career as an investment banker on Wall Street. He spent six years at Lazard Freres in New York and later became a Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co. He is a graduate of Duke University and received both an MS from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and an MBA from its Graduate School of Business. He lives in New York City and Columbia County, New York.
Riveting ... a genuine page-turner Will Hutton Spellbinding Financial Times A definitive account ... it lives up to the billing The Times Has sent a jolt through Lazard and the rest of Wall Street Wall Street Journal An epic The New York Times