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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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Cozen O’Connor Expands Presence in Minneapolis with Hiring of Christopher Bellini

Before joining Cozen O’Connor, Mr. Bellini was a partner in Dorsey & Whitney’s Corporate Group, where he was chair of the Private Equity Practice Group and a member of the Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions and Venture Capital and Emerging Companies practice groups.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

Vincent Pozzuto Addresses Caucus of New York State Assembly on Scaffold Law Reform

Vincent Pozzuto recently appeared with representatives of the Alliance for Minority and Women Construction Businesses (“AMWCB”) before a caucus of the New York State Assembly in support of a bill aimed at reforming New York State Labor Law Section 240(1), otherwise known as the “Scaffold Law.” The AMWCB supports reform, as the current statute and its effects have driven up the costs of liability insurance, and made it increasingly difficult for AMWCB contractors to bid on high level projects.MORE

Cozen O’Connor Continues to Grow West Coast Presence with Addition of William Walsh

Cozen O’Connor has hired experienced commercial litigator William Walsh as a member, further expanding the firm’s litigation strengths in its Seattle office. Mr. Walsh has successfully represented numerous clients in court in a variety of areas, particularly with regard to aviation, products liability, and professional liability matters.MORE

Camille Miller Named a Client Choice 2014 Winner

Camille Miller, co-chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group, was named a Client Choice 2014 winner in the Client Choice Guide – International 2014.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

From Our Blogs

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Putting A Ring On It (And Not Getting It Back)

4/12/2014 2:27:32 AM +00:00

State rules vary governing what happens to an engagement ring if the marriage fails to occur.  There are even different rules from state to state determining whether the ring becomes marital property subject to division after marriage. This week,...
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Secretary Sebelius Steps Down

4/11/2014 12:45:17 PM -05:00

HHS Secretary Sebelius announced that she will step down from her post on Thursday night. President Obama intends to nominate the current director for the Office of Management and Budget, Sylvia Mathews Burwell. Sebelius' resignation came after...
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Paycheck Fairness Act Blocked

4/9/2014 2:28:01 PM -05:00

For the third time, Senate Republicans voted to block open debate of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which tries to address and find a solution for the fact that women who work full time earn an average of 77 cents to every dollar that men make....
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President Obama Targets Equal Pay

4/9/2014 6:47:28 PM +00:00

On April 8, President Obama issued two executive orders which will impact employers who do business with the federal government. First, the President made it unlawful for contractors to retaliate against employees who discuss their pay. Second,...
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