Recent Awards & News

August 2022: Cozen O’Connor Named Pennsylvania Powerhouse by Law360

July 2022: 13 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named 2022 D.C. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

July 2022: Legal 500 Recognizes Six Cozen O'Connor Practice Areas and 14 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys in its 2022 Legal Guide

June 2022: Chambers Ranks 86 Cozen O'Connor Lawyers, 22 Practice Areas in Chambers USA 2022 Guide

June 2022: 49 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

March 2022: Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department named to World Trademark Review 1000.

January 2022: Cozen O’Connor named a 2022 Top Workplaces USA winner. Cozen O’Connor was the only US law firm to receive the award, which measures employee engagement and leadership. 

January 2022: Cozen O’Connor Construction Law Group named Practice Group of the Year by Law360.

January 2022: Cozen O’Connor served as lead bond counsel in Bond Buyer 2021 Public-Private Partnership (P3) Financing Deal of the Year. 

December 2021: Cozen O’Connor Commercial Litigation Department selected by The American Lawyer as the Pennsylvania Litigation Department of the Year.

November 2021: Cozen O’Connor White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice Named to 2021 GIR 100 List.

November 2021: Cozen O’Connor Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in 29 Practice Areas Nationwide, 121 Practice Areas Regionally.

September 2021: Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that it has achieved Mansfield 4.0. To be certified, firms had to complete a rigorous 12-month collaboration with Diversity Lab with built-in measurement, transparency, and accountability. 

August 2021: Best Lawyers selects 210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

May 2021: Cozen O’Connor recognized by The Legal Intelligencer's 2021 Professional Excellence Awards as Law Firm of the Year Finalist, having been named the Law Firm of the Year in 2020.

May 2021: Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, ranked 82 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the guide’s 2021 edition; of those, 16 practice areas earn top recognition.

April 2021: Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department recognized by World Trademark Review 1000. The publication described the department as a team that “takes a resolutely business-focused approach to resolving problems and is never afraid to take a position on important issues. “ 

March 2021: Howard Maycon, chair of the firm’s Subrogation & Recovery Group, West Region, selected as a 2021 California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY) by Daily Journal. The CLAY Awards acknowledge California lawyers “for achievements with a significant impact on public policy, the law, the profession, or a particular practice area.”

February 2021: Chambers Global recognizes  Four Cozen O’Connor attorneys as worldwide leaders in their respective practices: Susan Eisenberg (Miami – Labor & Employment), Geoffrey Ferrer (New York – Transportation & Trade), Thomas Giotto (Pittsburgh – Labor and Employment), and Joseph Tilson (Chicago – Labor & Employment).

 

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Larry Prosen Named to Law360's 2022 Construction Editorial Advisory Board

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Bruce Ficken Named to City & State’s 2022 Construction Power 75 List

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Hugh Algeo Elected Chair of the Upper Main Line YMCA Board of Advisors

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Ken Fisher and Stuart Shorenstein Recognized Among City & State New York’s 2022 Law Power 100

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Lynnette Espy-Williams Named to 2022 Most Influential Black Lawyers List by Savoy Magazine

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Ellen Morris Selected as an Honoree in South Florida Business & Wealth’s 2022 Prestigious Women Awards

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Matthew Howell Appointed an American Bar Association Adviser to the Uniform State Laws Study Committee on Antitrust

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Four Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Chambers Global Rankings

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Cozen O’Connor’s Katheryn Gettman Named To Twin Cities Business 2022 Notable Women in Law List

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Kenneth Fisher Named Among City & State New York’s Real Estate Power 100

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Katayun Jaffari Selected to Receive the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Dennis H. Replansky Memorial Award

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Jamie Ansorge Named One of Cannabis Industry Power Players by PoliticsNY

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Eight Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as 2022 Southern California Super Lawyers

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Cozen O’Connor Construction Practice Named Law360 2021 Practice Group of the Year

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Alycen Moss Admitted to American College of Coverage Counsel

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Kaitesi Munroe Named Among City & State’s 2021 New York City 40 Under 40

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Stephen Cozen and Stephen Miller Recognized as 2021 Best of the Bar Honorees by The Philadelphia Business Journal

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Super Lawyers Recognizes 17 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys in New York

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Cozen O’Connor’s Corporate Practice and Multiple Attorneys Recognized by IFLR 1000

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Cozen O’Connor and Three Attorneys Recognized in the Chambers 2021 High Net Worth Guide

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More Than 205 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

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The 2021 Brooklyn Power 100

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Karl Riley Named to The American Lawyer’s 2021 Inaugural List of West Trailblazers

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Super Lawyers Names Five Cozen O’Connor Attorneys to its 2021 Florida List

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Best Law Firm Mentors 2021: Sarah Schlossberg

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Vincent McGuinness Honored as a 2021 Distinguished Leader by The Legal Intelligencer

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Larry Laubach Honored by The Legal Intelligencer for Most Effective Deal Maker

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E. Gerald Riesenbach Honored by The Legal Intelligencer for Lifetime Achievement

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Sarah Schlossberg Honored by The Legal Intelligencer for Best Law Firm Mentor

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47 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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82 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 19 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2021 Guide

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Mark Felger Named a 2021 Delaware Super Lawyer

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Cozen O’Connor Recognized in Numerous Categories for Legal Intelligencer’s 2021 Professional Excellence Awards

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Cozen O’Connor Trial Team Led by Paul Leary Named to Top 20 Verdicts in California 2020 List

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Twelve Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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Cozen O’Connor’s Heather Marx named to The American Lawyer’s 2021 Midwest Trailblazers list

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Michael Heller Unanimously Re-Elected CEO of Cozen O’Connor

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JD Supra Selects Four Cozen O’Connor Attorneys as Top Authors

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Susan Eisenberg and Jennifer Taylor Selected as Honorees for the DBR’s Florida Legal Awards

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Cozen O’Connor Promotes 15 Attorneys to Member

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William Craven Named a 2021 Texas Rising Star

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Ken Fisher Recognized Among City & State New York’s Real Estate Power 100

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Ken Fisher and Stuart Shorenstein Recognized Among City & State New York’s Law Power 100

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Anupama Prasad Named to the National Association of Women’s Lawyers Rising List

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Harper Seldin Named 2021 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40 by the LGBT Bar

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Lynnette Espy-Williams Named a 2021 Diversity in Business Honoree by the Washington Business Journal

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Cozen O’Connor Scores a 100 on the HRC Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index

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Six Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide

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Jennifer Brandt Named a 2020 “Five Star Attorney” by Suburban Life Magazine

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Eleven Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers

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Geoffrey D. Ferrer Recognized in 2021 Chambers Asia-Pacific Rankings

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Bruce Ficken selected as Lawyer of the Year Construction Law – USA by Lawyer Monthly

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Cannabis Team Named Group of the Year in Law360 2020 Practice Groups of the Year Awards

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Cozen O’Connor Named Law Firm of the Year by The Legal Intelligencer

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Suzanne Mayes Awarded 2020 Freda Johnson Award Recipient for Trailblazing Women in Public Finance

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Cozen O’Connor Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in 25 Practice Areas Nationwide, 115 Practice Areas Regionally

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Cozen O’Connor’s White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice Named to Global Investigations Review’s 2020 GIR 100 List

Global Investigation Review (GIR) has unveiled its 2020 list of the top global investigations practices and named Cozen O’Connor’s White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice to its GIR 100 list for the fifth year in a row. MORE

Robert Fishman Named Among National Association of Legal Fee Analysis Top Attorney Fee Experts of 2020

Chicago – November 2, 2020 – Robert Fishman, a member of Cozen O'Connor’s Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring Practice, has been named a Top Attorney Fee Expert by The National Association of Legal Fee Analysis. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Named to the National Law Journal’s 2020 Appellate Hot List

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that the firm has been named to the National Law Journal’s 2020 Appellate Hot list. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Named a Top Fundraiser by Alex’s Lemonade

The firm raised $7,500 by hosting a fundraiser, selling casual dress days and t-shirts, and soliciting donations from employees. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Awarded Inaugural Bar Champion Award

Cozen O’Connor was awarded the Philadelphia Bar Association’s inaugural Bar Champion Award at the recent Fall Quarterly meeting. MORE

Jesse Keene Named a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Jesse Keene, member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, has been named a fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America. The MORE

Jeffrey Lawrence Named Co-Chair of the International Transportation Committee of the ABA International Law Section

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Lawrence, chair of the firm's Transportation & Trade Group, has been named co-chair of the International Transportation Committee of the ABA International Law Section. MORE

Leni Cummins Named Among City & State New York’s 40 Under 40

New York – October 20, 2020 – Leni Morrison Cummins, a member of Cozen O'Connor’s Real Estate Practice, has been named a 40 Under 40 Rising Star by City & State New York. MORE

Helene Jaron and Calli Padilla chosen as Philadelphia Business Journal 2020 Women of Distinction Honorees

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Helene Jaron, co-chair of the firm’s Private Client Services Group, was chosen as a Philadelphia Business Journal 2020 Women of Distinction honoree and Calli Padilla, member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, was named a Philadelphia Business Journal 2020 Women of Distinction Rising Star honoree. MORE

Thomas Wilkinson Reappointed Chair of the DRI Lawyers' Professionalism and Ethics Committee

Thomas Wilkinson, member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department and Legal Profession Practice Group, has been reappointed as chair of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Lawyers' Professionalism and Ethics Committee. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Named Law Firm of the Year Finalist by The Legal Intelligencer

We previously announced that Jillian Flax, a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice, was named a Lawyer on the Fast Track, Bernard Lee, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Real Estate Practice, was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement award, and Meredith Slawe, co-chair of the firm’s Class Actions Group and co-chair of the firm’s Retail Industry Group, was named a Best Mentor. MORE

Katayun Jaffari Named to The Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best of the Bar 2020

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Katayun Jaffari, chair of the firm’s Corporate Governance & Securities practice, has been named to The Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar 2020.” MORE

Cozen O’Connor Gets “A” Grade on the 2020 Law Firm Climate Change Scorecard

To receive an A grade, Cozen O’Connor met the criteria for an A grade in either litigation, transactions, or lobbying and has no lobbying nor transactional work on behalf of the fossil fuel industry and no cases exacerbating climate change. MORE

Cozen O’Connor’s Helene Jaron Named a 2020 "Woman of Distinction" by the Philadelphia Business Journal

Philadelphia, October 6, 2020- Helene Jaron, co-chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Private Client, Trusts and Estates Group, has been selected as a 2020 Woman of Distinction by the Philadelphia Business Journal. MORE

A. Martin Wickliff, Jr. Honored by Texas Lawyer for Lifetime Achievement

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that A. Martin Wickliff, Jr., a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment group, has been recognized by Texas Lawyer as a recipient of their 2020 Lifetime Achieve Award. MORE

Ken Fisher Named to Brooklyn Power 50

New York – September 21, 2020 – Kenneth K. Fisher, a member of Cozen O'Connor’s Business Law Department, was named to City & State New York’s 2020 Brooklyn Power 50. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Achieves Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certification Status

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce its achievement of the Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certification status. MORE

Michael Klein Receives Pennsylvania’s Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network’s Highest Honor

Harrisburg, Pa., September 1, 2020 – Michael D. Klein, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Utility & Energy Practice, has been named the 2020 recipient of the Gold Star Award by the Board of Directors of Pennsylvania’s Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (PAWARN). MORE

More Than 200 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

Best Lawyers selected 201 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© (Copyright 2020 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). MORE

Nine Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named 2021 “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America

Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that nine of the firm’s lawyers have been recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective practices by Best Lawyers in America. MORE

Thomas O’Rourke Named Law360 Rising Star in Cannabis

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Thomas O’Rourke, member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation department, has been named a Law360 “Rising Star” in the Cannabis category. MORE

Ken Fisher Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award by New York Law Journal

Ken Fisher, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Business Law Department, has been selected by the New York Law Journal to receive its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. MORE

Leni Cummins Named an “On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer” by the American Bar Association

Leni Cummins, a member of Cozen O'Connor’s Real Estate Practice, was named a 2020 “On the Rise – Top 40 Lawyer” by the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Young Lawyers Division. MORE

Super Lawyers Names Seven Florida Cozen O’Connor Attorneys to its 2020 List

Super Lawyers has named seven Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2020 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. MORE

Jillian Flax Honored as a 2020 Lawyer on the Fast Track

Jillian Flax, member of Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation Department, has been recognized by The Legal Intelligencer as one of this year’s Lawyers on the Fast Track category. MORE

Fifty-Eight Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers has selected 58 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to the 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. MORE

Evan Berquist Honored by Hennepin County Bar Association for Excellence in Pro Bono Service

Evan Berquist, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Corporate Practice, has been recognized by the Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA) with a 2020 Excellence Award for Pro Bono Service. MORE

63 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 16 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2020 Guide

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, has ranked 63 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the guide’s 2020 edition. MORE

Leni Cummins Named a Real Estate & Construction Trailblazer by the National Law Journal

Leni Cummins, a member of Cozen O'Connor’s Real Estate Practice, was named a Real Estate & Construction Trailblazer by the National Law Journal. MORE

Kenneth Fisher Named to City & State New York’s Real Estate Power 100

Ken Fisher, a member of Cozen O'Connor’s Business Law Department, was named to City & State New York’s Real Estate Power 100. MORE

Kenneth Fisher and Stuart Shorenstein Named to City & State New York’s Law Power 100

Kenneth K. Fisher, a member of Cozen O'Connor’s Business Law Department, and Stuart A. Shorenstein, a member of Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies and chair of the New York City and state practice, were named to City & State New York’s 2020 Law Power 100. MORE

Intellectual Property Department Recognized by World Trademark Review 2020

Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department was recognized by World Trademark Review 1000. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Eisenberg, Ferrer, Giotto and Tilson Recognized in 2020 Chambers Global Rankings

Chambers Global has recognized four Cozen O’ Connor attorneys, Susan Eisenberg (Miami – Labor & Employment), Geoffrey Ferrer (New York – Transportation & Trade), Thomas Giotto (Pittsburgh – Labor and Employment), and Joseph Tilson (Chicago – Labor & Employment), as worldwide leaders in their respective practices. All four attorneys are also ranked in the Chambers USA Guide. MORE

Camille Miller Honored by Corporate LiveWire

Camille Miller was named the Corporate LiveWire IP Dispute Lawyer of the Year. MORE

Katie Schwab Honored as One of New York’s Most Distinguished Leaders

Katie Schwab, Director of Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies New York Government Affairs practice, has been honored by City & State New York as one of the 2020 “New York 50 Over 50” leaders. MORE

Cozen O’Connor’s Construction Group Named Law360 Practice Group of the Year

Cozen O’Connor has been named Law360 2019 Construction Group of the Year. MORE

Cannabis Team Named Group Of The Year in Law360 2019 Practice Groups of the Year Awards

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Construction Practice Number One in Law360 2019 Practice Groups of the Year Awards

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Nine Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers has named nine Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Recognized As a Best Law Firm in 24 Practice Areas Nationwide, 106 Practice Areas Regionally

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer review from leading attorneys in their field. MORE

Michael Heller Recognized Among Philadelphia Business Journal Power 100

Michael Heller has been included in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Power 100” list for the fifth consecutive year. MORE

Bruce Ficken, Larry Laubach, and Elizabeth Malloy Named Among “Best of the Bar” by the Philadelphia Business Journal

Bruce Ficken, chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Construction law Group, Larry Laubach, chair of the firm’s Corporate Law Practice Group, and Elizabeth Malloy, member of the Labor and Employment Group, were named to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2019 “Best of the Bar.” MORE

17 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers has named 17 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2019 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. MORE

138 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers selected 138 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 21 of the firm’s national offices for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. MORE

Six Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named 2020 “Lawyers of the Year” By Best Lawyers in America

Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that six of the firm’s lawyers have been recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective practices by Best Lawyers in America. MORE

Kenneth K. Fisher Named to City & State New York’s Brooklyn Power 100

Kenneth K. Fisher, a member of Cozen O'Connor’s Business Law Department, was named to City & State New York’s 2019 Brooklyn Power 100. MORE

Three Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers

Silton, Syring, and Wallrich have previously been named Super Lawyers, this is their 15th, 10th and 17th year appearing on the list, respectively. MORE

64 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers has selected 64 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. MORE

13 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Recognized as Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

The 2019 Washington, D.C, edition of Super Lawyers Magazine, published by Thomson Reuters, has named 13 Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. MORE

57 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 16 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2019 Guide

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the USA, has ranked 57 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the Guide’s 2019 edition. MORE

Kenneth K. Fisher Named to City & State New York’s Real Estate Power 50

Kenneth K. Fisher, a member of the law firm of Cozen O'Connor was named to City & State New York’s inaugural Real Estate Power 50. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Attorney Paul S. Rutter Named the Urban Development Lawyer of the Year by Century City Bar Association

– Cozen O’Connor attorney Paul S. Rutter, a member of the real estate practice in the firm’s Santa Monica, Calif., office, has been named “Urban Development Lawyer of the Year” by the Century City Bar Association. The Association provides legal education, leadership opportunities, and a sense of community to more than 4,000 Century City attorneys. Paul is among six attorneys being recognized by the Association for distinguishing himself in his respective field of expertise. MORE

126 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

One hundred twenty-six Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 20 of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. MORE