Cozen O’Connor Announces New Chair of the Global Insurance Group

Thursday, January 31, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 31, 2013 – Top 100 U.S. law firm Cozen O'Connor announced today that Joseph Ziemianski has been appointed to the role of chair of the firm’s Global Insurance Group. Joe had served as co-chair of the 125-attorney group before taking on his new role.

Mr. Ziemianski, who also serves as managing partner of Cozen O’Connor’s Houston office, assumes his role at a time when the Global Insurance Group has diversified its leadership throughout the firm. He concentrates his practice in insurance coverage and bad faith litigation. Mr. Ziemianski earned his law degree, cum laude, from Tulane University in 1987, and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1982, where he graduated with highest honors. He was a Fulbright scholar at The University of Warsaw in Poland.

“We are very pleased to have a strong leader such as Joe at the helm of our Global Insurance Group,” said Michael J. Heller, Cozen O'Connor’s chief executive officer. “Cozen O’Connor’s insurance practice is a cornerstone upon which the firm has been built and we remain extremely committed to the growth of this practice.”

About Cozen O’Connor
Established in 1970 and ranked among the 100 largest law firms in the United States, 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 21 offices across two continents.


Joseph A. Ziemianski

Co-Chair, Global Insurance Department

(832) 214-3920


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