Ancillary Businesses

From its humble beginning as a four-attorney firm in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has grown into a full-service, Am Law 100 firm of more than 825 attorneys in 30 cities on two continents and is consistently ranked among the top law firms in the country. We provide sophisticated, business-minded advice aimed at one fundamental goal: getting the right result for our clients. Cozen O’Connor also has several ancillary services to serve our clients in a variety of offerings, ranging from government strategies to safety and security and regulatory compliance strategies. Our ancillary businesses are supported by several of our firm’s attorneys and administrative staff and complement Cozen O’Connor’s nationally recognized legal practices.


The Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies group comprises a team of lawyers and professionals who have been active in the political world for decades, including running national, state, and local campaigns and holding high-level political offices in both Republican and Democratic administrations. Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies is rare among lobbying firms for its reach and versatility. We have legislative, administrative, and agency experience; credibility inside the Beltway and far beyond; and truly bipartisan credentials. As such, we are capable of tackling government issues at every level and from any direction.

 The Healy+ Group is a professional services firm specializing in organizational assessments for higher education police and campus safety organizations, Clery Act compliance consulting, after-action reviews and special investigations, expert consulting for civil litigation, and culture and strategy services focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion practices and initiatives. The Healy+ Group serves a broad client base, including higher education, private entities, health care, government, and non-profit entities. We maintain a strong connection with COSECURE, collaborating on assessments that have a physical security, emergency management, and/or cyber-security component. No matter your unique needs, The Healy+ Group is ready to exceed your expectations.


COSECURE offers a range of cybersecurity services, primarily to small and middle-market companies. We employ a risk-based approach to assess the security and privacy of phones, tablets, computers, networks, data management infrastructure, third-party providers, and online accounts, helping clients close any security gaps identified. We provide ongoing social engineering testing to determine our clients’ workforce susceptibility to social engineering/phishing attacks and provide periodic training to educate staff, significantly reducing the chance that employees will fall victim to hackers. Our professionals are government trained, field-tested, and thrive in environments where high expectations are the norm.


HomeBase, The Family Office at Cozen O’Connor was created by the Private Client, Trusts and Estates Practice of the firm to provide family office services independent of investment management or other encumbrances. We administer and coordinate client assets, including trusts, investments including marketable securities, private equity and hedge funds, residences, art or other collections, and pay the client’s bills. While the firm provides no investment management services, HomeBase does provide a personalized family website with access to aggregated assets and personal documents.   


National Subrogation Services (NSS) is one of the largest, most experienced, and successful subrogation and recovery firms in the country handling smaller and moderate sized losses. Utilizing cutting edge technology, artificial intelligence and refined analytics, NSS routinely surpasses industry benchmarks for subrogation recognition and recoveries. NSS has partnered with more than 100 property and casualty carriers to handle claims in all 50 states.


CODISCOVR delivers client-focused, defensible and scalable solutions using advanced technology and intelligent review practices to meet eDiscovery, document review, and information governance needs in a manner that reduces the risks and costs associated with electronically stored information (ESI). Using industry leading technologies, our solutions address all phases of the discovery process from preservation through trial and are also integral to effectively managing ESI in internal and governmental investigations, complex litigation, and other legal matters in which client data is collected, exchanged, analyzed and produced. Our team focuses on streamlined business processes and workflows — such as concept clustering, advanced analytics, and technology assisted review — in addition to traditional document review methods to further reduce review time and discovery costs for our clients.



Recent Affiliate News

A Relevant Decision Regarding Relevancy Redactions [eDiscovery Alert]

Joe Tate and Nicole Gill share a recent contract dispute where the court held that relevancy redactions were allowable even though a protective order was in place. MORE

What Keeps Nonprofit Lawyers Up At Night?

Join Cozen O'Connor and its ancillary business unit COSECURE for this upcoming seminar geared towards lawyers in the nonprofit space. MORE

Things Get Spicy When McCormick Attempts Document Dump in Contract Dispute [eDiscovery Alert]

Joe Tate and Nicole Gill offer perspective on a recent decision that found a party was required to review documents for relevance before producing them. MORE

Cozen O'Connor Named 2023 Best Law Firm for Women & Diversity

Seramount has named Cozen O'Connor to its 2023 list of Best Law Firms for Women & Diversity. MORE

Announcing Transitions for COSECURE and Margolis Healy and Associates

COSECURE will now offer comprehensive physical security assessments, while Margolis Healy will focus solely on Clery Act compliance consulting. MORE

Eighty-eight Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 23 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2023 Guide

Of the 88 lawyers ranked, 17 lawyers have been recognized nationally, and eighteen were recognized in Band 1. Eight of the firm's practice areas have been recognized nationally, and nine were ranked Band 1. MORE

Order’s Up: No Spoliation Sanctions for Cook’s Failure to Back-up Stolen iPhone [eDiscovery Alert]

Joe Tate and Nicole Gill discuss a recent decision declining to find the requisite “intent to deprive” when a plaintiff was unable to produce text messages because his phone had been stolen and he had not taken measures to back up its contents, despite initiating litigation almost a year prior to the theft. MORE

What Keeps Philadelphia Law Firm Leaders Up at Night? Circumventing Practice Management Land Mines in Small and Mid-Sized Law Firms

This seminar, focused on practice management land mines in small and mid-sized law firms and how to circumvent them, will feature three segments: Workplace Security, Protecting Data & Avoiding Disqualification, and Handling Crisis Communications. MORE

NASP 2022 Annual Conference

The Subrogation & Recovery Department at Cozen O'Connor and National Subrogation Services will present at the NASP 2022 Annual Conference. MORE

2022 Omaha Subrogation Seminar

Cozen O'Connor's Subrogation and Recovery department will host the annual 2022 Omaha Subrogation Seminar. MORE

Intercompany Arbitration - Basic Concepts

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Cozen O'Connor Named a 2022 Top Workplace

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that the firm has earned the 2022 Top Workplaces USA award. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Makes Strategic Public Strategies Practice Addition with Hire of Former Virginia Deputy Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Heidi Hertz

The former Virginia deputy secretary of agriculture joins as a principal and will assist with lobbying efforts, serve as a liaison between clients and key members of government, and analyze legislation at the local, state, and federal levels. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Names Brian Gillam New Chief Operating Officer – Ancillary Business Units and Chief Innovation Officer

Brian Gillam, formerly Cozen O’Connor’s chief finance and technology officer, assumed the newly created roles of chief operating officer – ancillary business units (ABU) and chief innovation officer. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Continues its Expansion Adding Sydney Corryn Holman to its City of Chicago and State of Illinois Practice

Holman joins the firm from Governor J.B. Pritzker’s office, where she was Deputy Director – Legislative Affairs and House Liaison – Legislative Affairs. MORE

Joe Rich Selected To Serve as Secretary on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Joseph Rich, member of the firm’s Subrogation & Recovery Department, has been selected by the board of directors of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) to serve as secretary on the board’s Executive Committee. MORE

Cozen O’Connor and Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Recognized Among 2021 New York State Top 20 Lobbyists

In its second annual analysis of New York’s top lobbyists, City & State New York has recognized Cozen O’Connor and Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies as one of the state’s Top 20 firms based on 2020 revenues in the state. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Continues Federal Growth with Addition of C. Towner French

He will draw upon his extensive network and knowledge of government to assist clients with federal, state, and local legislation involving health care, financial services, tax, and transportation. 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

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Expands its Pennsylvania Footprint, Hiring Lobbyist Kevin Kerr to Launch the Firm’s Western Pennsylvania Government Affairs Practice [Alert]

Kerr, who brings strong bipartisan ties within Pittsburgh’s city government and throughout Western Pennsylvania, will also play a key role in assisting the group’s growing government relations practices in Harrisburg and Philadelphia. MORE