Currently Cohen is a senior adviser to the CEO of Comcast. He was previously a law partner and worked in the Philadelphia mayor’s office. He is also a Biden donor who hosted his first official fundraiser as a candidate for president at his home in the Philadelphia area.
Biden has tapped his longtime friend Victoria Kennedy, the widow of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, for the post in Austria. The late Kennedy was a mentor to Biden, who often spoke glowingly him of and likened him to a “big brother.”
For Slovenia, Biden has selected Jamie Harpootlian, the wife of the prominent South Carolina lawyer, politician and longtime Biden supporter Dick Harpootlian. In the past, she was tapped by the Justice Department to serve as a hearing officer on the 9/11 compensation fund.
Cohen and Kennedy were among Biden’s bundlers, as was Dick Harpootlian.