Cozen O’Connor: Cozen O’Connor Earns Client Recognition in 2011 Chambers USA Rankings

Cozen O’Connor Earns Client Recognition in 2011 Chambers USA Rankings

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Chambers USA has recognized 27 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their fields. The annual rankings are based on client and peer references, as well as information gathered from Chambers’ own independent research. Given both nationally and regionally, the rankings are based on qualities including technical legal ability, professional conduct, and client service.

Clients praised Cozen O’Connor as a “top-tier law firm,” and the firm’s lawyers as “dedicated and knowledgeable attorneys who exhibit exceptional mastery of the substantive and procedural law of the jurisdictions within which they practice.”

“We pride ourselves on providing superior client service and first-rate legal counsel,” said Tad Decker, President and CEO of Cozen O’Connor. “To be recognized by our clients in Chambers is incredibly rewarding.”

Practice Groups Recognized

Chambers USA recognized Cozen O’Connor in 12 individual practice areas, including Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, and Litigation: General Commercial in more than one region. The full list of practice groups follows:

Nationwide
Transportation: Regulatory (outside New York) and Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer

Delaware
Bankruptcy/Restructuring

District of Columbia
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Illinois
Litigation: General Commercial

Pennsylvania
Antitrust, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Corporate/M&A: Securities, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, Real Estate, and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use.

Ranked Individuals

National recognitions include Steve Cozen for insurance and Jeffrey Lawrence, Marc Fink, and Stanley Sher (senior statesman) in transportation. Herman Fala was included as a Star Individual for real estate, and included as Band 1 lawyers are Mark Fink, Jason Shargel, and Thomas Witt. The entire list of ranked individuals follows:

Nationwide
Stephen A. Cozen - Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer
Marc J. Fink - Transportation: Shipping: Regulatory (outside New York)
Jeffrey F. Lawrence - Transportation: Shipping: Regulatory (outside New York)
Stanley O. Sher - Transportation: Shipping: Regulatory (outside New York)

Delaware
Mark E. Felger - Bankruptcy/Restructuring

District of Columbia
Barry Boss - Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Bernie Grimm - Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Illinois
Mark A. Rabinowitz - Litigation: General Commercial

Pennsylvania
Richard J. Busis - Corporate/M&A & Private Equity and Corporate/M&A: Securities
Neal Colton - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Herman C. Fala - Real Estate
H. Robert Fiebach - Litigation: General Commercial
Mark J. Foley - Labor & Employment
Michael Heller - Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Sarah A. Kelly - Labor & Employment
Raymond Kresge - Labor & Employment
Jeffrey A. Leonard - Real Estate
Camille Miller - Intellectual Property
Francis Patrick Newell - Antitrust
Jeffrey Pasek - Labor & Employment
Jason M. Shargel - Corporate/M&A: Securities
Robert A. Silverman - Real Estate
James R. Williams - Real Estate
William J. Winning, Jr. - Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Thomas Witt - Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Texas
A. Martin Wickliff, Jr. - Labor & Employment
David L. Barron - Labor & Employment