46 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named to The Best Lawyers in America

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, August 28, 2013 – Forty-six Cozen O’Connor lawyers from eight of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Attorneys were selected based on a rigorous peer-review of more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations. The list will be included in publications such as The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and New York magazine. This award is conferred by Best Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Additionally, H. Robert Fiebach and Ira G. Megdal were each singled out as a Best Lawyers® 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC) in their respective practice areas. Fiebach was recognized for Litigation-Real Estate in Philadelphia and Megdal was honored for his work in Energy Law in Philadelphia. Fiebach joined Cozen O’Connor in 1995, which is also the first year he was listed in Best Lawyers. Megdal is co-chair of the firm’s Utility, Environmental & Energy practice and has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2006.  

Cherry Hill

Arthur J. Abramowitz (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy)

Ira G. Megdal (Energy Law)


Brad W. Breslau (Insurance Law; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants)


Alton J. Hall, Jr. (Commercial Litigation)

A. Martin Wickliff, Jr. (Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management)


Richard M. Dunn (Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)

Martin T. Schrier (Corporate Law)

New York

David Y. Loh (Admiralty and Maritime Law)

J. Bruce Maffeo (Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar; Criminal Defense: White-Collar)

Christopher Raleigh (Admiralty and Maritime Law)


Neal D. Colton (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy)

Leonard J. Cooper (Trusts and Estates)

Stephen A. Cozen (Insurance Law)

Herman C. Fala (Real Estate Law)

H. Robert Fiebach (Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants; Litigation - Real Estate; Litigation – Securities)

Brian P. Flaherty (Commercial Litigation)

Mark J. Foley (Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment)

Robert I. Friedman (Trusts and Estates)

Thomas J. Gallagher III (Tax Law)

Mark H. Gallant (Health Care Law)

Henry A. Gladstone (Corporate Law)

Edward M. Glickman (Trusts and Estates)

David R. Glyn (Trusts and Estates)

Michael J. Heller (Corporate Law; Venture Capital Law )

F. Warren Jacoby (Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Construction)

Matthew H. Kamens (Trusts and Estates)

Sarah A. Kelly (Employment Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment)

Raymond A. Kresge (Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment)

Bernard Lee (Real Estate Law)

Deborah M. Minkoff (Insurance Law)

Francis Patrick Newell (Antitrust Law)

Jeffrey I. Pasek (Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment)

James R. Potts (Insurance Law)

Jason M. Shargel (Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law)

Robert A. Silverman (Real Estate Law)

Jeffrey G. Weil (Commercial Litigation)

James R. Williams (Real Estate Law)

Washington, D.C.

Barry Boss (Criminal Defense: White-Collar)

Marc J. Fink (Admiralty and Maritime Law)

Jeffrey F. Lawrence (Admiralty and Maritime Law)

Stanley O. Sher (Admiralty and Maritime Law)

John B. Williams (Commercial Litigation; Litigation - First Amendment)

West Conshohocken

Patrick J. O'Connor (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation)

Margaret Gallagher Thompson (Litigation - Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates)

William J. Winning (Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar)


About Cozen O’Connor

Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has 575 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including litigation, corporate, and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and middle market companies, Cozen O’Connor serves its clients’ needs through 23 offices across two continents.

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