Cozen O’Connor: Cozen O’Connor Expands Miami Office with Addition of Two New Members

Cozen O’Connor Expands Miami Office with Addition of Two New Members

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

MIAMI, December 2, 2015 – Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that nationally recognized and board certified labor and employment attorneys Susan Eisenberg and Jennifer Williams have joined the firm as members, resident in the Miami office. Previously with Akerman, both are part of the Labor & Employment Department.

 “Our Miami office has recently added a number of lateral partners that are recognized as leading attorneys in their respective practice areas, and we welcome Susan and Jennifer as the latest additions to our team,” said Martin T. Schrier, the managing partner of the Cozen O’Connor Miami office. “Their sophisticated practices and impressive client base will also further enhance our national Labor & Employment practice, which significantly expanded earlier this year through our combination with Chicago-based Meckler Bulger Tilson. Adding Susan and Jennifer demonstrates our continued commitment to bringing talented lawyers to our South Florida offices in order to meet our clients’ needs.”

“Cozen O’Connor has one of the premier national Labor & Employment Practices, and Jennifer and I are excited to join our new colleagues here,” said Eisenberg.

For more than 25 years, Eisenberg has focused exclusively on representing management in labor and employment matters and is known nationally for her experience with wage and hour issues. She represents employers in state and federal courts and has extensive trial experience. In addition, Eisenberg counsels her clients in all aspects of employment law, including conducting wage and hour audits and training sessions for managers and staff. Eisenberg is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, a certified mediator and an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the University of Miami School of Law and has been recognized as a leader in her field by many publications, including Chambers USA and The Best Lawyers in America.

Williams has represented management in every aspect of labor and employment law for more than 15 years. Williams advises employers on compliance issues under Title VII, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. She represents clients in both federal and state courts and before government agencies. Her practice also includes employment counseling, negotiating restrictive covenant agreements, and conducting diversity and harassment training. Williams is a graduate of the University of Florida and the George Washington University Law School and has been recognized by multiple publications, including The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA.

From its South Florida offices located in Miami and West Palm Beach, Cozen O’Connor serves clients ranging from large multinational corporations to individuals and closely held entrepreneurial businesses. Accommodating the needs of the firm’s domestic clients as well as its clients in Latin America, the South Florida offices focus their practice in the areas of general litigation, commercial litigation and a full range of corporate matters.

About Cozen O’Connor

Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has more than 750 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 services its clients’ needs through 26 offices across two continents.

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