Stephen A. Cozen, founder and chairman of Cozen O’Connor, served as the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual America’s Claims Event (ACE) held recently at the Hilton Riverside Hotel in New Orleans. The event offers senior managers involved with claims operations the insight needed to implement effective strategic and tactical plans for their claims handling process. Cozen presented, "Best Practices in the New Litigation Landscape."
An accomplished litigator and counselor, Cozen is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, a designation held by only the most respected and experienced court room practitioners, as well as a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and Litigation Counsel of America. He is well-recognized as a consummate strategist, and appellate advocate, and is frequently called upon for specialized appellate advice, counsel and oral advocacy before both state and federal appellate courts. Cozen is a nationally recognized lecturer and author on a wide variety of legal and litigation issues, and judicial opinions frequently cite his articles and texts as authoritative references.
Cozen earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., with honors, 1961) and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (L.L.B., with honors, 1964).