Seattle, March 31, 2014 — Cozen O’Connor has hired experienced commercial litigator William Walsh as a member, further expanding the firm’s litigation strengths in its Seattle office. Mr. Walsh has successfully represented numerous clients in court in a variety of areas, particularly with regard to aviation, products liability, and professional liability matters.
“Cozen O’Connor litigators are recognized nationally for their courtroom skills and diverse client base,” Mr. Walsh said. “I’m thrilled at the opportunity to join the firm and to build on that tradition.”
Previously a partner with Corr Cronin Michelson Baumgardner & Preece LLP, Mr. Walsh advises corporate and individual clients on their most complex civil litigation matters. His experience spans products liability, securities litigation, professional liability, personal injury, maritime and admiralty, disability, aircraft accidents, eminent domain, real property disputes and employment discrimination. Walsh, a former special assistant U.S. Attorney and Air Force Judge Advocate, also serves as disciplinary counsel for the Washington State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
“An outstanding trial lawyer, Bill brings in-depth knowledge of many of the industries in which our clients operate, and a detailed understanding of the intricacies of complex civil litigation,” said Josh M. Greenbaum, chair of the firm’s General Litigation Practice Group and co-chair of the Real Estate and Construction Industry Group.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Bill to Cozen O’Connor,” added Jodi McDougall, managing partner of the firm’s Seattle office. “Bill’s arrival further enhances our ability to serve our West Coast client’s commercial litigation needs, particularly in the area of aviation.”
Mr. Walsh earned his J.D. from Gonzaga University and a B.A. from the University of Washington. He also served as a law clerk to Judge Gerald L. Knight of Snohomish County Superior Court.
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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.