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Charting Her Own Course: A Breakfast Conversation with Eva Moskowitz

Cozen O'Connor and the New York Observer will host a breakfast conversation with Eva Moskowitz, founder and chief executive officer of Success Academy Charter Schools, on March 25, 2015. The conversation will be moderated by Cozen O'Connor member Ken Fisher and Ken Kurson, editor-in-chief of the New York Observer.MORE

Mark Gallant Quoted in the New York Times Regarding the Impact of a 2012 Argument, and Its Effect on Medicaid Expansion

Mark Gallant, co-chair of the firm's Health Care practice group, is quoted in the New York Times in an article discussing the impact of a 2012 argument against health care law in the supreme court, and how that is effecting current medicaid expansion.MORE

A. Martin Wickliff, Jr. Featured in Law360’s Minority Powerbrokers Series

A. Martin Wickliff, Jr., a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department in Houston, was recently featured in Law360’s Minority Powerbrokers series in recognition of his leadership in championing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. In a Q&A with Law360, Marty shares his perspective on breaking into the legal profession and offers advice to law firms seeking to increase diversity in their ranks.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

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

From Our Blogs

On the Horizon … A Possible “Permanent” Cure to Medicare’s “Doc Fix”

3/27/2015 10:59:36 PM +00:00

In a historic bipartisan moment, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a nearly 300-page bill that is intended to “repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate [“SGR”] and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making...
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Indiana Court Dismisses Bad Faith Allegations and Praises Insurer for Timely Claims-Handling

3/27/2015 2:29:53 PM +00:00

A recent federal District Court decision from Indiana, Autumn Glen Homeowners Ass’n. v. Travelers Ind. Co. of America, 2015 WL 1256391, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33317 (S.D. Ind., Mar. 18, 2015) provides insight into both affirmative, good faith...
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Recent Illinois Case Provides Insight on Avoiding Implied Co-Insured Doctrine

3/19/2015 9:52:13 PM +00:00

The Illinois supreme court case Dix Mut. Ins. Co. v. LaFramboise is often used to argue against landlord-tenant subrogation claims in Illinois. Under Dix, tenants are considered co-insureds under a landlord’s property insurance policy by virtue of...
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How to Protect Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege – Defense Fails in Sex Discrimination Case

3/18/2015 2:23:11 PM +00:00

By Thomas G. Wilkinson, Jr. and Alexa L. Sebia Last month, a Pennsylvania federal judge rejected a company’s claim to attorney-client privilege as an obstacle to pursuit of a sex discrimination suit brought by a lawyer and former employee.[1]  The...
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Cozen’s Melissa White to Speak at the 2015 CLM Annual Conference

3/17/2015 1:45:51 PM +00:00

The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) is a national organization created to meet the needs of insurance professionals in the claims and litigation management fields.  Founded in 2007, CLM currently has over 25,000 members.  It holds...
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The Peck(ing) Order for Predictive Coding Stays the Same

3/16/2015 9:03:18 PM +00:00

In his March 2, 2015 order issued in Rio Tinto PLC v. Vale S.A., et al., No. 14-Civ-3042 (S.D.N.Y.), Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck brought the world of predictive coding back to the future.  Quoting the first line of the order directly, “[i]t has...
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Going Paperless: FDA Releases Draft Guidelines to Digitize Clinical Trials

3/12/2015 5:35:04 PM +00:00

The FDA released draft guidelines (“Guidelines”) on Monday, March 9, 2015 establishing recommendations on the use of e-media and processes to obtain informed consent for clinical investigations (trials) of medical products including human drug an...
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Practice Leasing: An Alternative Worth Considering

3/11/2015 7:13:33 PM +00:00

As hospitals look to forge alignments with medical staff physicians and many “independent” physicians consider whether they want to become employees of a hospital or health system or remain independent operators of their own practice, a practice...
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New FMLA Regulations Will Affect Texas Employers

3/10/2015 9:49:54 PM +00:00

Texas does not recognize same sex marriage, so the natural thought would be to deny a request for an employee to take FMLA leave to care for his or her same sex “spouse” from a marriage in another state.  According to the Department of Labor...
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Co-Chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Health Care Practice Discusses the Affordable Care Act in the New York Times

3/10/2015 7:35:00 PM +00:00

Mark H. Gallant, co-chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Health Care practice group and a nationally respected health care lawyer, was quoted in a recent New York Times article discussing the Supreme Court arguments in the case, King v. Burwell. At...
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