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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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Jefferson Health System Legal Counsel, Raphaely, Joins Cozen O’Connor as Co-Chair of Health Care Practice Group

Cozen O’Connor continues to strengthen its focus on health care with the recent hiring of R. Christopher Raphaely, who will serve as co-chair of the firm’s Health Care Practice Group. Previously deputy general counsel for the Jefferson Health System, and general counsel to the system’s accountable care organization and captive professional liability insurance companies, Raphaely will be resident in the Philadelphia office.MORE

Cozen O’Connor Adds to Depth of Los Angeles Office with Hiring of Alderfer and Cousineau

Cozen O’Connor continues to grow its presence in Los Angeles with the addition of Amy B. Alderfer and Maria Louise (Ria) Cousineau, who join as partners. Alderfer joins the Commercial Litigation Department and Cousineau joins the Global Insurance Department.MORE

US Supreme Court Advances Cozen O'Connor's Landmark Sept. 11 Litigation against Saudi Arabia

Sean Carter discusses the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that gives the go-ahead to a lawsuit by victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks against the government of Saudi Arabia, alleging it indirectly financed al-Qaeda in the years before the hijackings.MORE

Cozen O’Connor Named a Pennsylvania Powerhouse by Law360

​In a state where there is no shortage of good options, Law360’s “Pennsylvania Powerhouse” firms have stood out for their sizeable presence in the Keystone state and significant regional accomplishments in the last two years. Cozen O’Connor has proven itself as a full-service Pennsylvania Powerhouse firm, undergoing a rapid expansion in the last two decades that has helped it win recognition. MORE

Foley and Wickliff Recognized Among "The Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys" by Human Resource Executive

Cozen O’Connor attorneys Mark J. Foley and A. Martin Wickliff, Jr. have been recognized among “The Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys – Top 100” by Human Resource Executive (HRE) magazine. The list is compiled based on evaluations by clients and peers, as well as independent research by Human Resource Executive and Lawdragon, a nationally recognized networking site for lawyers and clients.MORE

Cozen O’Connor Earns Client Recognition in 2014 Chambers USA Rankings

Chambers USA recognized 29 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields; six attorneys were recognized nationally and eight were ranked in the top band. Stanley Sher was named a “Senior Statesman” in the “Transportation: Shipping: Regulatory (outside New York)” industry, for the pivotal role Sher plays in the firm’s continued success in the transportation industry.MORE

From Our Blogs

Health Care Reform Implementation Update - July 21, 2014

7/21/2014 3:30:14 PM -05:00

Last week the Senate debated a bill to reverse the Supreme Court’s contraception mandate decision, a group of House Republicans introduced a bill to replace Affordable Care Act (ACA) cuts to the Medicare home health benefit with a measure...
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U.S. Issues New Sanctions On Russia Targeting Defense, Energy Sectors

7/18/2014 8:02:12 PM +00:00

The Obama administration expanded U.S. sanctions against Russia on July 17th targeting the country’s financial, energy and defense industries in response to Russia’s continued support for Ukrainian separatists.  Along with the U.S. sanctions,...
Beyond Borders: An International Business Blog 7/18/2014MORE

Can Employees be Disciplined for Using the Bathroom?

7/18/2014 3:12:56 PM +00:00

Employees at a Chicago plant are picketing over a new employer policy to time unscheduled bathroom breaks and discipline employees who exceed what the company deems as a reasonable amount of time.   The company even went so far as to install swipe...
HR Headaches 7/18/2014MORE

Shari Founds Calliope Communications; Restarts GBLB

7/18/2014 9:45:10 AM -05:00

I have received a lot of requests for me to re-activate GBLB, which I am excited to do as part of my new venture, Calliope Communications. After 14 years in the corporate world, I founded Calliope to focus my work on research, policy development...
Green Building Law 7/18/2014MORE

ABA Blawg 100 - From the Sidebar

7/16/2014 9:21:37 AM -05:00

Please consider nominating From the Sidebar for the ABA Blawg 100.In years past, we have been awarded the ABA Blawg 100 and ask that you help us continue our tradition. We really appreciate allyour support and interest in our legal blog. For th...
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Health Care Reform Implementation Update - July 10, 2014

7/10/2014 2:42:21 PM -05:00

On June 30, in one of the most highly anticipated cases affecting the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Supreme Court ruled that closely held companies could assert a “religious objection” to theACAcontraceptive coverage mandate.Members...
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Who’s Your Daddy? – Figuring Out The Law On Parentage and Parental Obligations

7/10/2014 2:13:23 AM +00:00

Being a parent is difficult without a doubt.  Becoming a parent is usually is not too difficult, but when you involve the legalities of assisted reproduction technology, it can become complicated.  Such was the recent case of the actor Jason...
Family Law Focus 7/10/2014MORE

Psychology In the Courtroom - Is Social Science "Common Sense" or a Tool to Correct Juror Misconceptions?

7/9/2014 3:15:15 PM -05:00

By Thomas G. Wilkinson and Thomas M. O'Rourke The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently issued two decisions regarding the use of social science experts in criminal cases. As noted by University of Pittsburgh law professor David Harris, however, the...
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Infrastructure Alert - July 9, 2014

7/9/2014 1:26:16 PM -05:00

President Obama and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx have been urging Congress to fix the Highway Trust Fund before a projected funding depletion at the end of August. On July 1, Secretary Foxx sentlettersto states informing their highway and...
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The American Medical Association Releases New Telemedicine Recommendations

7/9/2014 2:58:12 PM +00:00

Recently, the American Medical Association (AMA) released a report on telemedicine (Report) that, among other things, (i) outlines coverage and payment rules; (ii) summarizes various specialty society practice guidelines/position statements; and...
Health Law Informer 7/9/2014MORE