Cozen O'Connor has been honored with five awards for philanthropy at the Philadelphia Business Journal's Corporate Philanthropy Summit. Cozen O'Connor won all the awards for which it was nominated, earning first place in the following categories: Top Philanthropic Donor; Top In-Kind Services Donor in the large company category, recognizing the firm’s dedication to pro bono work; Top Volunteer Donor, recognizing the firm’s work with charities such as the Police Athletic League, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, and Variety – The Children’s Charity; and the Community Impact Award. The firm was also honored in the Cash Contributions category, ranking 12th among all area companies, and first among law firms.
The goal of the Philadelphia Business Journal's Corporate Philanthropy Summit is to demonstrate how local companies engage in community efforts to make the greater Philadelphia area a better place to live and work. The summit convenes the region's leading business and civic leaders to share best practices about philanthropy and community engagement. Executives also discuss how to make the most of their companies' charitable and volunteer endeavors. The many companies in the region that give back to the community are also honored during the summit.
"Cozen O'Connor is dedicated to improving the communities in which we do business, so we are very proud to receive these awards from the Philadelphia Business Journal," said Thomas A. Decker, President and CEO of Cozen O'Connor. "Our attorneys and staff are incredibly generous with their time and resources, and we applaud the work they do every day to help the less fortunate."