Hugh W. Nevin Jr.

Hugh W. Nevin Jr.



Bar/Court Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Florida


  • J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1974
  • Rotary International Fellowship, Freie University Berlin, 1970-71 - International Economics
  • 82d Airborne Divison 1968-1970
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1968

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Hugh W. Nevin Jr.


Hugh Nevin, former President of Cohen & Grigsby, concentrates his practice in international business and tax. Hugh, who is fluent in German, focuses a substantial part of his practice in advising foreign enterprises and individuals investing and conducting their businesses in the United States. In this connection, he provides income and estate tax planning for foreign nationals and secures temporary and permanent visas and labor certifications.

Areas of Concentration

  • Day-to-day legal requirements of businesses, including employment, sales representative, distributorship, license, and other agreements; employment termination procedures; federal and state compliance requirements; as well as the special tax and regulatory matters pertinent to foreign investors
  • Legal and tax aspects of structuring mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Income, estate and gift tax planning for foreign investors
  • Tax and legal advice for Canadians investing in the United States

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Corporate Law and Tax Law


  • German (fluent)

Additional Roles

  • Director and Chairman, The Beaumaris Land Company, Limited (Canada)
  • Director, Roseneath Properties Ltd. (Canada)
  • Teacher, Amigos – Church Program for Mentally Challenged Adults
  • Former Director, The Conservancy of Southwest Florida
  • Former Director, German-American Business Chamber of Southwest Florida
  • Former Chair, Sewickley Academy
  • Former Director, WQED (PBS)
  • Former Member Supervisory Board, Kontron Embedded Computers AG (Germany)
  • Director, Perry Baromedical Corporation
  • Director, Overly Manufacturing Company
  • Director, Pennekamp International GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
  • Former Director, Plastifab, Inc. (Canada)
  • New Horizons of Southwest Florida – Tutoring Immigrant Children