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Spotlight

2015 Sports Law for Rookies and Veterans

Please join Cozen O’Connor, Brewer Sports International and the Sports Lawyers Association for a unique, complimentary program addressing today’s critical issues at the intersection of sports, media and the law.MORE

Cozen O’Connor Expands Bankruptcy Practice with Hiring of Schmidt

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that it has expanded its Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and Restructuring Practice Group with the hiring of Frederick E. (Erik) Schmidt, Jr. as a member. Eric was previously a partner with Herrick, Feinstein’s Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Group.MORE

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

Above the Law: Converge Conference

Michael Schmidt, vice chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department, will participate in a panel on ''Emerging Technical Trends and Best Practices.'' He will explore the intersection of social technologies and the law. Topics will include content strategy, the use of social media for business development, SEO, blogging platforms, and more. MORE

From Our Blogs

Divorce And Taxes

3/5/2015 2:56:52 AM +00:00

Figuring out taxes when going through a divorce is challenging for most.  The attached post (click here) that I wrote for Avvo’s Naked Law Blog gives some important tips to make tax time easier.
Family Law Focus 3/5/2015MORE

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...
Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog 2/18/2015MORE

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,...
Health Law Informer 2/9/2015MORE

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...
Avoiding Insurance Bad Faith 1/28/2015MORE

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