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Cozen O’Connor’s Interview with Al Qaeda Operative Renews Focus on Saudi Arabia and 9/11

Cozen O’Connor attorneys recently interviewed imprisoned former Al Qaeda operative, Zacarias Moussaoui, after Moussaoui wrote to the presiding judge requesting the opportunity to testify in the 9/11 lawsuit against Saudi Arabia. In his sworn statement to Cozen O'Connor attorneys at the “Supermax” prison in Colorado, Moussaoui testified that prominent members of Saudi Arabia’s royal family were donors to bin Laden’s terrorist organization in the late 1990s. His testimony has sparked renewed interest in the evidence Cozen O’Connor has developed in support of the claims against the desert Kingdom.MORE

Glaser Joins Cozen O’Connor’s Public Strategies Group

With the addition of Ahaviah “Havi” Diane Glaser as a member in the Public Strategies Group, Cozen O’Connor continues to increase the depth of its health care policy experience. Glaser was previously staff director for the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Health Care and Senior Health Counsel to U.S. Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV. She will be resident in Washington, D.C.MORE

Cozen O’Connor Welcomes Ellen Grady as Member

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Ellen Canan Grady has joined the firm as a member in the corporate securities practice. She is resident in the Philadelphia office. Ms. Grady was most recently corporate counsel with Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange traded public company with 24 private partner companies in the healthcare and technology sectors. She has more than 25 years of experience counseling executives, directors, corporate boards of directors, entrepreneurs and businesses in a wide variety of industries and stages of development. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Boosts New York Real Estate Practice with Addition of Cummins

Cozen O’Connor has significantly strengthened its New York Real Estate Group with the addition of Leni Morrison Cummins as a member. Previously a partner with Adam Leitman Bailey and chair of its Condominium and Cooperative Practice Group, Cummins joins Cozen O’Connor’s Midtown office.MORE

Cozen O’Connor Strikes Major Victory in PA Supreme Court

Cozen O’Connor has prevailed in a major victory in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, after hearing arguments from Stephen Cozen, ruled that the legal expenses racked up in fighting a mayoral ballot challenge were not incurred to influence the outcome of an election and could be forgiven. Cozen O’Connor has been fighting for seven years to forgive the full amount owed by U.S. Representative Bob Brady’s campaign committee. MORE

PACT Cybersecurity Series Event

Greg Fliszar, a member in the firm's Health Care practice group, will be speaking at the annual PACT Cybersecurity Seminar. Greg will be discussing compliance with HIPAA and HITECH, and how companies can protect their assets.MORE

2014/2015 Labor and Employment Observer

The 2014/2015 Labor and Employment Observer looks back at significant developments in labor and employment law over the past year and forward to what employers can expect in 2015.MORE

From Our Blogs

Owners of Tax Exempt Properties in Philadelphia Required to Certify Tax Exemption Status

2/25/2015 8:43:39 PM +00:00

Non-profit hospitals, and other owners of tax exempt properties in Philadelphia, must certify as to their eligibility for continued property tax exemption with Philadelphia’s Office of Property Assessment (OPA) by March 31, 2015.  Click here to...
Health Law Informer 2/25/2015MORE

EEOC Loses Another Background Check Case

2/23/2015 10:52:27 PM +00:00

The EEOC has taken a lot of heat on its controversial stance of aggressively litigating adverse impact cases involving background checks.  In April, 2012, the EEOC issued a new enforcement guidance seeking to curtail the uses of criminal...
HR Headaches 2/23/2015MORE

Using Experts In Divorce And Custody Litigation

2/21/2015 4:03:18 AM +00:00

Next month, I will be the keynote speaker at the American Board of Vocational Experts’ (ABVE) annual conference in San Antonio, Texas.  One of the topics I will be discussing is how to choose an expert.  In family law cases, experts are...
Family Law Focus 2/21/2015MORE

Mobile Device Discovery

2/18/2015 11:05:23 PM +00:00

Smartphones and tablets have radically transformed the practice of law in recent years. People are using their mobile devices more frequently today for both business and their personal lives than ever before. However, for many litigators, mobile...
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Cybersecurity Attack on Anthem, Inc. Highlights the Cybersecurity Risks for All Companies Handling Electronic Medical Records

2/9/2015 9:48:50 PM +00:00

Health care providers, insurers and all who handle information on their behalf were put on notice last week that cybersecurity must be a high priority for their organizations. Anthem, Inc. (“Anthem”), the nation’s second largest health insurer,...
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ProMedica and the AHA Seek Guidance from SCOTUS on Hospital Consolidations and Mergers

2/5/2015 3:30:50 PM +00:00

The New Year started out with a bang in the healthcare antitrust circles with ProMedica Health Systems Inc.’s (“ProMedica”) well-publicized petition to the US Supreme Court and the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) amicus brief in support of...
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Obtaining Weather Data in the Internet Age

2/2/2015 6:37:01 PM +00:00

So far the Winter of 2014-15 has spared much of the country from the misery of last winter, but we still have a way to go. As we have just passed the halfway point of the four month season, it’s a good time to look at collecting weather data for...
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Arizona Court of Appeals Finds No Implied Waiver of Insurer’s Attorney Client Privilege by Defending a Bad Faith Case Based on Subjective Good Faith Defense

1/28/2015 12:07:58 PM +00:00

A recent Arizona Court of Appeals decision, Everest Indemnity Insurance Company v. the Hon. John Rea, Judge of Sup. Ct of State of Az., 2015 WL 195450, addresses the attorney-client privilege in a bad faith case.  Everest examines a highly fac...
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HHS Ups The Ante: Announces Percentages And Time Frames On Goals For Medicare Pay-For-Value Efforts

1/27/2015 8:48:14 PM +00:00

On January 26, 2015, the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”), Sylvia Mathews Burwell, announced two important goals for the Department: Increase the percentage of Medicare provider payments that are made...
Health Law Informer 1/27/2015MORE

Decision Alert: US Supreme Court Potentially Shifts the Balance in Healthcare Employee Benefits Litigation

1/27/2015 12:54:51 AM +00:00

Justice Clarence Thomas and a unanimous US Supreme Court decided to vacate a Sixth Circuit decision and hold that the federal courts cannot assume from silence in a union’s collective bargain agreement that retiree group health insurance...
Health Law Informer 1/27/2015MORE