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Cozen O'Connor Named to Honor Roll for Welcoming Women Professionals

The Pennsylvania Bar Association's Commission on Women in the Profession named Cozen O'Connor to its "Honor Roll of Legal Organizations Welcoming Women Professionals." Cozen O’Connor was selected because of our programs and initiatives that help women lawyers continue and advance in their professional careers. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Enhances Depth of New York Office with Hiring of Riefberg

Cozen O’Connor continues to grow its national and New York commercial litigation practice with the hiring of Linda Riefberg, a former Chief Counsel in the Department of Enforcement of FINRA and Special Counsel with Fried Frank. Riefberg represents clients in securities enforcement investigations, engages in broker-dealer counseling and handles other regulatory matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and state securities regulators. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Attorney Helps Secure Significant Academic Freedom and Privacy Victory for Climate Scientist

Peter J. Fontaine, co-chair of the firm's Energy, Environmental & Public Utilities Practice Group, helped secure a precedential decision from the Supreme Court of Virginia holding that the electronic correspondence of former University of Virginia faculty-member and climate scientist, Dr. Michael Mann, is exempt from disclosure under Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act.MORE

4th Annual Sports Law CLE for Rookies and Veterans

Cozen O’Connor and Brewer Sports International's Sports Law CLE for Rookies and Veterans is a unique program that represents the intersection of topics in professional and amateur sports, media and the law. Business leaders and sports industry professionals will join together for an informative seminar that examines and analyzes current issues affecting the sports industry today. Featured panelists include super-agent Drew Rosenhaus, Miami Heat Vice President, Associate General Counsel Eve Wright, Miami Dolphins General Counsel Adam Zissman, Minnesota Vikings General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer Kevin Warren, Vice President and General Counsel of the Minnesota Wild Steven Weinreich, Tampa Bay Lightning General Counsel Danna Haydar, NFL agent Kelli Masters, and ESPN NFL Business Analyst Andrew Brandt.MORE

2014 American Conference Institute Paragraph IV Disputes

Martin Pavane, vice chair of the Intellectual Property Group, Blake Coblentz and Don McPhail, members of the Intellectual Property Group, will be participating in the American Conference Institute's 8th Annual Paragraph IV Disputes Conference. The Paragraph IV Disputes conference has become the pharmaceutical industry’s leading forum on Hatch-Waxman litigation. Each spring, the “who’s who” of Hatch-Waxman litigators and industry decision makers, as well as members of the judiciary and key government representatives gather in New York City at this forum to assess the implications and imprimaturs of court cases, legislation, and industry behaviors which affect the patent end game and the pursuit of related profits.MORE

Cozen O’Connor Continues to Grow Minneapolis Office with Hiring of Commercial Litigator Will F. Stute

Will F. Stute has joined the Minneapolis office as a Member. His hiring further expands the firm’s presence since opening the office in June 2013, and he joins Senior Counsel Thomas P. Kane and Members Peter L. Crema, Nadia B. Hasan and Heather L. Marx to represent clients with their litigation needs.MORE

From Our Blogs

Houston Mayor Proposes City Ordinance on Sexual Orientation Discrimination

4/22/2014 6:52:41 PM +00:00

Houston is one of the few major cities in the country without a law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.  Neither federal nor Texas law includes such a protected category, however, other Texas cities such as Austin and...
HR Headaches 4/22/2014MORE

A Parent’s Right to College Records

4/21/2014 8:26:57 PM +00:00

For many parents, the financial support they provide to their children does not end after their children graduate from high school.  For divorcing parents in particular, the payment of their children’s future college expenses is often a specific...
Family Law Focus 4/21/2014MORE

Keystone Pipeline Decision Delayed

4/21/2014 1:45:12 PM -05:00

On Friday, the Obama administration extended the review period regarding deciding whether to engage in the Keystone Pipeline project,likely pushing a final decision back to after the Nov. 4 congressional elections. As expected, there were mixed...
Hot Button Blog 4/21/2014MORE

Health Care Reform Implementation Update - April 21, 2014

4/21/2014 11:11:30 AM -05:00

On April 14, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) reported their findings that show a smaller rise in insurance premium costs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) than previously expected. TheCBOalso...
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Fear and Trebling: E-Book Class Action Takes a(nother) Bite out of Apple

4/17/2014 8:14:25 PM +00:00

The legal drama continues for Apple, Inc., as the tech giant recently suffered another in a string of significant legal setbacks in the e-book antitrust saga in the Southern District of New York.  Last month, Judge Denise Cote granted the...
Class Action Defense Review 4/17/2014MORE

Coverage Opinions Remain Privileged in Bad Faith Action Even Where Gist of Recommendation is Set Forth in Letter to Insured

4/17/2014 3:14:30 PM +00:00

As a matter of first impression, the Supreme Court of West Virginia recently held that coverage opinion letters were protected by the attorney-client privilege even though the insurer subsequently sent correspondence to its insured that included...
Avoiding Insurance Bad Faith 4/17/2014MORE

Maintaining Privilege With Consultants - Practical Guide

4/15/2014 11:50:00 AM -05:00

By Hayes Hunt and Arthur Fritzinger Previously, we talked about the legal standards applied to claims of attorney-client privilege between a company's general counsel and outside consultants. Now, let's talk about practical tips for maintaining...
From the Sidebar 4/15/2014MORE

Health Care Reform Implementation Update - April 14, 2014

4/14/2014 3:35:16 PM -05:00

Last Thursday KathleenSebeliusresigned from her post as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). On Friday President Obama nominated Sylvia MatthewsBurwell, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director. As March came to a close, the...
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New Jersey District Court Cleans Up Complaint in Washing Machine Class Action Litigation

4/14/2014 3:39:02 PM +00:00

Washing machine class actions have been so active recently that some firms may be scrambling to form their own appliance-law practice groups.  And who knows?  That might not be a bad idea.  Some of our greatest legal minds, like Judge Posner, have...
Class Action Defense Review 4/14/2014MORE

Indiana: New Home Warranties Must Be Insured

4/13/2014 1:16:32 PM -05:00

When faced with a subrogation loss involving a new or fairly new house, and a potential construction defect that caused the loss, one of the first things to look for is how warranties can help or hurt your case. Did the builder give an express...
Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog 4/13/2014MORE