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Your accomplishments speak for you. At Cozen O’Connor, they speak for us, too. For over 40 years, we have defined ourselves by our clients’ success. In an industry built on talk, we’ve made our name by doing. And as a full-service firm, we’ve helped guide and protect countless clients with the comprehensive spectrum of our legal services, and a steadfast dedication that has made us one of the top law firms in the country. Whatever the task, however complicated the situation, our attorneys are prepared to guide you in your every endeavor. 

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Jefferson Health System Legal Counsel, Raphaely, Joins Cozen O’Connor as Co-Chair of Health Care Practice Group

Cozen O’Connor continues to strengthen its focus on health care with the recent hiring of R. Christopher Raphaely, who will serve as co-chair of the firm’s Health Care Practice Group. Previously deputy general counsel for the Jefferson Health System, and general counsel to the system’s accountable care organization and captive professional liability insurance companies, Raphaely will be resident in the Philadelphia office.MORE

Cozen O’Connor Adds to Depth of Los Angeles Office with Hiring of Alderfer and Cousineau

Cozen O’Connor continues to grow its presence in Los Angeles with the addition of Amy B. Alderfer and Maria Louise (Ria) Cousineau, who join as partners. Alderfer joins the Commercial Litigation Department and Cousineau joins the Global Insurance Department.MORE

US Supreme Court Advances Cozen O'Connor's Landmark Sept. 11 Litigation against Saudi Arabia

Sean Carter discusses the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that gives the go-ahead to a lawsuit by victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks against the government of Saudi Arabia, alleging it indirectly financed al-Qaeda in the years before the hijackings.MORE

Cozen O’Connor Named a Pennsylvania Powerhouse by Law360

​In a state where there is no shortage of good options, Law360’s “Pennsylvania Powerhouse” firms have stood out for their sizeable presence in the Keystone state and significant regional accomplishments in the last two years. Cozen O’Connor has proven itself as a full-service Pennsylvania Powerhouse firm, undergoing a rapid expansion in the last two decades that has helped it win recognition. MORE

Foley and Wickliff Recognized Among "The Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys" by Human Resource Executive

Cozen O’Connor attorneys Mark J. Foley and A. Martin Wickliff, Jr. have been recognized among “The Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys – Top 100” by Human Resource Executive (HRE) magazine. The list is compiled based on evaluations by clients and peers, as well as independent research by Human Resource Executive and Lawdragon, a nationally recognized networking site for lawyers and clients.MORE

Cozen O’Connor Earns Client Recognition in 2014 Chambers USA Rankings

Chambers USA recognized 29 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields; six attorneys were recognized nationally and eight were ranked in the top band. Stanley Sher was named a “Senior Statesman” in the “Transportation: Shipping: Regulatory (outside New York)” industry, for the pivotal role Sher plays in the firm’s continued success in the transportation industry.MORE

From Our Blogs

Third Circuit Ascertainability Rulings Continue to Imperil Low-End Consumer Class Actions

7/28/2014 5:21:38 PM +00:00

It’s a pattern repeated in millions of households every day:  you go to the grocery or the drug store, buy the items you need, and don’t bother to keep the receipt.  You may throw the receipt away immediately, you may throw it away after you get...
Class Action Defense Review 7/28/2014MORE

Does The EPA Have A Thing Against Building Energy Codes?

7/28/2014 8:09:15 AM -05:00

What if there was a technology that had a 20 year track record of saving4.8 quads of energy and 41 million tons of carbon, while saving consumers more than $44 billion over the past 20 years, and was anticipated to save consumers up to $230...
Green Building Law 7/28/2014MORE

ACOs and Pay for Value … About the Data

7/24/2014 7:03:41 PM +00:00

It has been over three years since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced its proposed rule and guidance on the development and implementation of Accountable Care Organizations.  About four million Medicare beneficiarie...
Health Law Informer 7/24/2014MORE

We Don’t Need No Intervention: Qui Tam Relator in Omnicare Wins Big Without DOJ

7/23/2014 1:16:04 PM +00:00

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced the settlement of two qui tam whistleblower lawsuits against Omnicare Inc., the largest nursing home pharmaceutical and pharmacy services vendor in the nation. The suits alleged tha...
Health Law Informer 7/23/2014MORE

30 (b)(6) Corporate Designee Depositions - What You Need to Know

7/22/2014 1:30:30 PM -05:00

By Hayes Hunt and Joshua Ruby In a world where the overwhelming majority of cases never make it to trial, depositions take on outsized importance. They will almost certainly be the only in-person testimony either party has the opportunity to...
From the Sidebar 7/22/2014MORE

Effectively Connecting With A Jury In A Subrogation Trial

7/22/2014 10:11:05 AM -05:00

Consider this hypothetical: It is 2 a.m. on a Monday morning. John and Jill Smith are fast asleep in the master bedroom while their kids are asleep down the hall. John awakes to the noisy smoke detector and the smell of smoke coming from their...
Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog 7/22/2014MORE

Greater Energy Efficiency Could Be An Unlikely Outcome of the Ukrainian Crisis

7/22/2014 6:00:06 AM -05:00

It seems like an odd “butterfly effect”—a plane shot down over Ukraine could boost energy efficiency? But it is not as far-fetched as it seems. “Fuel switching”—changing power plants over to natural gas from...
Green Building Law 7/22/2014MORE

Health Care Reform Implementation Update - July 21, 2014

7/21/2014 3:30:14 PM -05:00

Last week the Senate debated a bill to reverse the Supreme Court’s contraception mandate decision, a group of House Republicans introduced a bill to replace Affordable Care Act (ACA) cuts to the Medicare home health benefit with a measure...
Hot Button Blog 7/21/2014MORE

U.S. Issues New Sanctions On Russia Targeting Defense, Energy Sectors

7/18/2014 8:02:12 PM +00:00

The Obama administration expanded U.S. sanctions against Russia on July 17th targeting the country’s financial, energy and defense industries in response to Russia’s continued support for Ukrainian separatists.  Along with the U.S. sanctions,...
Beyond Borders: An International Business Blog 7/18/2014MORE

Can Employees be Disciplined for Using the Bathroom?

7/18/2014 3:12:56 PM +00:00

Employees at a Chicago plant are picketing over a new employer policy to time unscheduled bathroom breaks and discipline employees who exceed what the company deems as a reasonable amount of time.   The company even went so far as to install swipe...
HR Headaches 7/18/2014MORE