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Legal 500 Recognizes Six Cozen O'Connor Practice Areas and Nine Cozen O'Connor Attorneys in its 2019 Legal Guide

June 14, 2019

Press Release - Aviation Regulatory, Construction, Maritime Corporate & Finance, Maritime Litigation, Maritime Regulatory - Aviation, Insurance, Maritime , Real Estate & Construction

The Legal 500 United States named Cozen O’Connor’s Aviation, Construction, Immigration, Insurance, and Maritime practices and Cozen O'Connor attorneys Scott Bettridge, Raymond DeLuca, Geoffrey Ferrer, Bruce Ficken, David Heffernan, Jeffrey Lawrence, Robert Magovern, Anne Mickey, and Jeffrey Mullen to its 2019 Legal Guide.

How Do You Get Biglaw Firms To Care About Diversity?

June 13, 2019


Lynne Espy-Williams joined The Jabot podcast on Above the Law to discuss what law firms should be doing to change diversity and what it looks like to change the industry to be more diverse.

Six Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to 2019 Washington Super Lawyers List

June 12, 2019

News - Insurance Coverage, Intellectual Property

Super Lawyers has named six attorneys at Cozen O’Connor to its 2019 lists of top practitioners in Washington.

LawDragon/HRE names Joseph Tilson, Anna Wermuth, A. Martin Wickliff, Jr., and Jeremy Glenn among the Nation’s Top Labor & Employment Lawyers

June 07, 2019

Press Release - Labor & Employment

Four members of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department have been named to the 2019 LawDragon/Human Resource Executive (HRE) magazine’s top Labor & Employment lists.

Governing by the Book

June 06, 2019

News - Real Estate

Leni Cummins explains why it is important for condo/co-op board members to govern in accordance with the corporate documents in The Cooperator.

HHS Publishes Conscientious Objector Rule for Health Care Entities: Litigation Follows [Alert]

June 05, 2019

Publication - Labor & Employment - Health Care & Life Sciences

Peter Ennis discusses HHS's new conscientious objector rule and what health care providers need to do in order to prepare for compliance.

Payment of Discretionary Bonus Not a Per Se Fraudulent Conveyance [Delaware Business Court Insider]

June 05, 2019

News - Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring, Commercial Litigation

Barry Klayman and Mark Felger discuss a recent case from the Delaware Bankruptcy Court holding that the payments by debtors of discretionary bonuses, not tied to previously enunciated metrics and while the debtors were insolvent, were not per se fraudulent conveyances under the Bankruptcy Code in an article in the Delaware Business Court Insider.

Property Owners Owe Duty of Care to Neighbors Even When Use Is Not Inherently or Unreasonably Dangerous [Alert]

June 05, 2019

Publication - Subrogation & Recovery

Mark Mullen and Larry Walker discuss Maryland Court of Appeals ruling regarding a property owner's duty to care.

REBNY is donating more than ever. But so are its independent-minded constituents

June 05, 2019

News - Real Estate

Ken Fisher shares his thoughts on the increase in political contributions from landlords above what their trade association, the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), as the State Legislature prepares for its most significant overhaul in decades.

Tom Petty's Estate Is In Chaos—And That's With A Will

June 05, 2019

News - Private Client Services, Trusts & Estates Litigation

Amanda DiChello discusses ongoing disputes with rock star Tom Petty’s estate in an article in Financial Advisor.

'Yellowstone' Will Live on Through Creative Practitioners' [New York Law Journal]

June 04, 2019

Publication - Real Estate Litigation

The article covers the recent talk amongst real estate litigation attorneys as to the impact of the Court of Appeals decision in 159 MP Corp. v. Redbridge Bedford.

State Attorneys General Joined in 9 Legal Causes in May—Likely a Record Number

June 03, 2019

News - State Attorneys General

Bernie Nash discussed with Corporate Counsel the legal causes that state attorneys general pushed during the month of May.

Trade Is a Subset of How People Feel About the Economy, Says Former Indiana Senator Evan Bayh

June 03, 2019

News - Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies - Government Relations

Evan Bayh, former Indiana senator, discussed trade and the Democratic Party's nomination with Bloomberg's David Westin on Balance of Power.

Navigating Background Checks in the Hiring Process [The National Law Journal]

June 01, 2019

Publication - Labor & Employment

Bethany Salvatore and Bryant Andrews wrote about conducting criminal background checks during the hiring process.

Three Cozen O’Connor Attorneys recognized as Crain's Chicago Business “Notable Gen X Leaders in Law”

May 31, 2019

Press Release - Labor & Employment, Products Liability, Transportation & Logistics Litigation

Three Cozen O’Connor attorneys have been recognized as 2019 Chicago Notable Gen X Leaders in Law by Crain’s Chicago Business for their success and accomplishments in their leadership roles within the firm and across the legal community.

California Court Shuts Down Factoring Company’s Attempt to Purchase an Individual Retirement Annuity

May 30, 2019

Publication - Life Insurance & Annuities

Annuity issuers would be well-advised to resist factoring companies’ attempts to purchase IRAs in order to preserve the long-term viability of such products. They now have a well-reasoned precedent to assist them in this effort.

Cozen O’Connor’s Institutional Response Group Continues to Expand with the Addition of Helen Park, Peter C. Lim, and Adam M. Shapiro

May 30, 2019

Press Release - Institutional Response Group

Each brings to the firm a strong background conducting sensitive, often highly charged investigations involving child abuse, sexual and gender-based harassment, interpersonal violence, elder abuse, discrimination and harassment, and other forms of serious misconduct.

The ALI’s Restatement of the Law on Liability Insurance []

May 29, 2019

Publication - Insurance Coverage

Stephen Pate discusses why there is a controversy and how Texas—and some other states—are likely to deal with the ALI’s Restatement of the Law on Liability Insurance.

Section 301 Tariff on List 3 Increases; Exclusion Process Proposed [Alert]

May 28, 2019

Publication - Customs, Imports & Trade Remedies

Tom Wallrich and Kristi Zentner discuss the USTR’s May 9 announcement that results in a 25 percent increased duty rate on all relevant goods that are exported from China on or after May 10, 2019, or that enter the United States after June 1, 2019.

New York City Council Advances Legislation Expanding Earned Safe and Sick Time Law [Alert]

May 24, 2019

Publication - Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies - Government Relations

New legislation would add 10 days of employee personal time and expand employer liability.

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