PHILADELPHIA, May 27, 2016 – Chambers USA recognized 41 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields; 12 attorneys were recognized nationally and 11 were ranked in the top band. Stanley Sher (Transportation) was named “Senior Statesman.”
In addition to the individual lawyer rankings, Chambers USA recognized 12 of Cozen O’Connor’s practice areas, including Dispute Resolution: Insurer, Transportation (Shipping: Finance), Transportation (Shipping: Regulatory), Transportation: (Aviation: Regulatory), Government Relations, Insurance, Construction, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Labor & Employment (Illinois, Texas and Pennsylvania), Litigation: General Commercial, Healthcare and Real Estate.
The annual rankings are based on client and peer references, as well as information gathered from Chambers’ own independent research. Awarded both nationally and regionally, the rankings are based on qualities including technical legal ability, professional conduct, and client service.
Cozen O’Connor clients praised our firm as “competitive, fair, timely and transparent” and that our lawyers are “the first person I call for a calm and levelheaded consideration of the issues” and have “very good issue-spotting skills and peripheral vision as to how issues relate.”
The firm is pleased to note that its Transportation & Trade Practice Group was recognized in Band 1 nationwide, the highest of the publication's categories, and the Real Estate group was recognized in Band 2. In addition, a number of individuals ranked Band 1, including: Joseph Bright, member of our Tax Group, Susan Eisenberg, member of our Labor & Employment Department, Marc Fink, member of the firm’s Transportation & Trade group, Mark Gallant, co-chair of the Health Care Practice Group, Fred Jacoby, vice chairman of the firm and former chair of the Business Litigation Department, Jeff Lawrence, chair of the Transportation & Trade Practice Group, Bernard Nash, co-chair of the firm’s State Attorneys General Practice Group, Robert Silverman and Thomas Witt, members of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group, and Labor & Employment attorneys Joe Tilson, chair of the Labor & Employment department, and Marty Wickliff.
New to the rankings are Joseph Bright, David Loh, a member of the firm's Transportation & Trade Practice Group, and Jeff Weil, co-chair of the firm's Litigation Department and chair of the firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Group.
PRACTICE GROUPS RECOGNIZED
The full list of practice groups recognized by Chamber USA follows:
Government: Government Relations, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer, Transportation: Aviation: Regulatory, Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance, Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory.
Labor & Employment
Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Litigation: General Commercial, Construction, Healthcare, Insurance, Labor & Employment, Real Estate.
Labor & Employment
National recognitions include Stephen A. Cozen for Insurance, Mark Atwood, Geoffrey D. Ferrer, Marc J. Fink, David Heffernan, Jeffrey F. Lawrence, David Loh, Anne Mickey, Wayne Rohde, and Stanley O. Sher for Transportation, and Lori Kalani, JB Kelly, and Bernie Nash for Government Relations. The entire list of ranked individuals follows:
Mark Atwood – Transportation: Aviation: Regulatory
Stephen A. Cozen – Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer
Geoffrey D. Ferrer – Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance
Marc J. Fink – Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory
David Heffernan – Transportation: Aviation: Regulatory
Lori Kalani – Government: Government Relations
JB Kelly – Government: Government Relations
Jeffrey F. Lawrence – Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory
David Loh – Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Litigation (New York)
Anne Mickey –Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory
Bernard Nash – Government: Government Relations
Wayne Rohde – Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory
Stanley O. Sher – Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory
Mark E. Felger – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
District of Columbia
Barry Boss – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Barbara Van Gelder – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Marc H. Auerbach – Healthcare
Susan N. Eisenberg – Labor & Employment
A. Kenneth Levine – Insurance
Jennifer T. Williams – Labor & Employment
Brian Bulger – Labor & Employment
Joseph Tilson – Labor & Employment
Joseph C. Bright – Tax
Richard J. Busis – Corporate/M&A: Securities
Stephen A. Cozen – Insurance and Litigation: General Commercial
H. Robert Fiebach – Litigation: General Commercial
Mark Gallant – Healthcare
Michael Heller – Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Fred Jacoby – Construction
Sarah A. Kelly – Labor & Employment
Raymond Kresge – Labor & Employment
Larry P. Laubach – Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Jeffrey A. Leonard – Real Estate
Camille Miller – Intellectual Property
Jeffrey Pasek – Labor & Employment
Jason M. Shargel – Corporate/M&A: Securities
Robert A. Silverman – Real Estate
Jeffrey G. Weil – Litigation: General Commercial
James R. Williams – Real Estate
William J. Winning – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Thomas Witt – Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
A. Martin Wickliff, Jr. – Labor & Employment
About Cozen O’Connor
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