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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. 

Spotlight

Cozen O’Connor Welcomes Returning Member George Gowen to Its Commercial Litigation Department

Cozen O'Connor is pleased to announce that George Gowen, a former litigation member with experience in health care, securities, corporate governance and commercial transactions, is returning to the firm from food and facilities services multinational Aramark. Gowen rejoins the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department after more than four years at Aramark, where he served as vice president & associate general counsel and led the legal group for Aramark’s Healthcare and Business & Industry operating groups. MORE

ACG 2014 M&A East Conference

The Association for Corporate Growth will be holding the 2014 M&A East Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA on October, 7 - October 8, 2014. The M&A East Conference allows attendees to source deals, secure financing, learn the latest industry trends and further build a M&A network. Cozen O'Connor will be a sponsor of the conference which commences with a golf outing at the Riverton Country Club, on the morning of October 7, 2014. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Continues to Grow in South Florida with the Addition of Jeffrey Gilbert

Continuing its strategic growth in South Florida, Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce the arrival of commercial litigator Jeffrey Gilbert as a partner in the firm’s Miami office. Most recently a shareholder with Greenberg Traurig, Gilbert is an accomplished and experienced real estate, business and trusts and estates litigator. MORE

Cozen O'Connor Ranked First in Philadelphia, Third Nationally in American Lawyer's Best Places to Work

Cozen O’Connor is ranked first in Philadelphia, for the fifth year in a row, and third in the nation in The American Lawyer’s 2014 Mid-Level Associate Satisfaction Survey. The American Lawyer surveys third, fourth and fifth year associates on 12 aspects of job satisfaction. On a scale of 1 to 5, Cozen O’Connor scored a 4.781. MORE

Cozen O'Connor Continues to Build its New York Office with the Addition of Litigation Member Jason Bonk

Cozen O'Connor continues to expand its national commercial litigation practice with the hiring of Jason Bonk as a member in the firm's New York office. Jason represents Fortune 500 companies along with middle-market businesses in a variety of high-stakes matters, including complex commercial cases involving contract claims as well as fiduciary and other equitable claims, class actions, white collar investigations, labor and employment disputes, and bankruptcy litigation.MORE

41 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named to The Best Lawyers in America

Forty-one Cozen O’Connor lawyers from eight of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 (Copyright 2014 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Attorneys were selected based on a rigorous peer-review of more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations. The list will be included in publications such as The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and New York magazine.MORE

From Our Blogs

CMS Withdraws Proposed Medicare Secondary Payer Rule

10/17/2014 4:16:53 PM +00:00

On October 8, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) withdrew its Notice of Proposed Rule Making (“NPRM”) from the Office of Management and Budget that was to address how Medicare’s future interests should be protected...
Health Law Informer 10/17/2014MORE

CMS Announces Program to Fund ACO Growth, Extends Fraud and Abuse Waivers

10/16/2014 7:51:42 PM +00:00

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) announced a new initiative, the ACO Investment Model, on October 15, 2014.  Under the model, ACOs which are made up of “providers [who] lack adequate access to … capital” may receive...
Health Law Informer 10/16/2014MORE

Texas Supreme Court Accepts a Concurrent Cause and Ordinance or Law Matter Involving Hurricane Ike

10/14/2014 5:53:42 PM +00:00

On October 3rd, the Texas Supreme Court granted a policyholder’s petition for review in a Hurricane Ike matter that potentially gives Texas’ highest court an opportunity to address several important insurance issues.  They include concurrent cause...
Avoiding Insurance Bad Faith 10/14/2014MORE

Skilled Nursing Facility Reaches Largest Failure of Care Settlement in DOJ History

10/13/2014 6:29:40 PM +00:00

On Friday October 10, 2014, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG) jointly announced a $38 million settlement with a skilled nursing facility (SNF), Extendicar...
Health Law Informer 10/13/2014MORE

Test Your Knowledge on OFAC Sanctions

10/10/2014 3:52:20 PM +00:00

Global sanctions have shot up the scale of high risks to be prioritized by international companies and financial institutions, including real estate, corporate and trust service provider businesses. The battle against International terrorism and...
Beyond Borders: An International Business Blog 10/10/2014MORE

Prepare for Changes to CMS’ Five Star Quality Rating System for Nursing Homes

10/10/2014 12:56:29 PM +00:00

Choosing a nursing home can be a daunting task for consumers who often have myriad questions regarding the quality of care available at the nursing homes in their areas. To help answer these questions, CMS has created the Nursing Home Compar...
Health Law Informer 10/10/2014MORE

Thinking About Pet Custody

10/8/2014 1:46:11 AM +00:00

My recent post on Avvo’s Naked Law Blog contains some thoughts about pet custody.  Click here to see the post.
Family Law Focus 10/8/2014MORE

No Harm, No Foul in Apple E-Book Notice Screw Up

10/4/2014 6:56:59 PM +00:00

In mid-September, class notices went out in the ongoing Apple E-books class action lawsuit that might have momentarily had Apple’s attorneys a little concerned. Over three million potential members of the class received information detailing...
Class Action Defense Review 10/4/2014MORE

Tread Lightly: eDiscovery Greed May Leave You With None At All

10/3/2014 12:32:21 PM +00:00

On July 14, 2014, the Court in United States v. University of Nebraska at Kearny (No. 4:11CV3209) took a significant step in support of Federal Rules 1 and 26.  Magistrate Judge Cheryl R. Zwart denied plaintiff’s motion to compel defendants to use...
E-Discovery Law Review 10/3/2014MORE

New Jersey Enacts Changes To Alimony Laws

10/2/2014 3:09:24 AM +00:00

Parties in New Jersey who pay are about to pay alimony, or already pay alimony, should understand some recent changes to the statute that may impact their obligations.  Some of the most critical changes are detailed below. First, it appears that...
Family Law Focus 10/2/2014MORE