Cozen O’Connor Promotes 17 Attorneys to Membership

Monday, April 3, 2017

PHILADELPHIA,  April 3, 2017 —  Cozen O’Connor recently promoted 17 attorneys to membership in the firm. The management committee is pleased to welcome a particularly qualified group to membership, composed of outstanding attorneys who have demonstrated remarkable professionalism, leadership, dedication, and loyalty to the firm and the legal community at large.

Christopher Boyle (Philadelphia) handles complex litigation matters for property insurers throughout the northeastern United States. He has litigated cases involving fire damage, water damage, products liability, construction defects, damage to fine art, theft, and fraud. Chris received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in 2007 and his law degree, cum laude, from the Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2010.

Michael Broadbent (Philadelphia) handles a wide range of litigation matters, including complex commercial cases, real estate litigation, financial services disputes, tax litigation, and other business disputes, as well as estate matters arising in the Orphans' Court. He has represented clients in state and federal court, and in arbitration before FINRA and other tribunals. Michael also assists with the firm's internal investigations and criminal defense matters. 

Rebecca Brodey (Washington, D.C.) joined the firm’s Washington, D.C., office in 2009. She is a member in the firm's White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice Group. Rebecca earned her bachelor's degree in French from the University of California, Berkeley. Rebecca earned her law degree from Georgetown Law, where she was a member of the Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy and a Global Teaching Fellow. She also completed a master's program in global economic law at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. 

F. Brenden Coller (Philadelphia) focuses his practice on class action and complex litigation, products liability, transportation, toxic tort, and mass tort action.  He frequently handles consumer class action litigation as well as other general litigation matters including premises liability, commercial claims, and negligence claims. Brenden earned his undergraduate degree in political science, magna cum laude, from Moravian College and his law degree, magna cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law.        

Arthur Fritzinger (Philadelphia) joined Cozen O'Connor's Philadelphia office in 2013. He is a member in the Criminal Defense and Internal Investigations Group. Arthur graduated from Temple University Beasley School of Law, magna cum laude, and the University of Pennsylvania, cum laude.

Kevin Golden (Philadelphia) focuses his practice on a variety of commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions, sales, office, industrial and retail leases, and land use and zoning matters. Kevin graduated summa cum laude from Widener University with a bachelor’s degree in history and secondary education. He graduated from Villanova University School of Law magna cum laude.

Marc Goldsand (Miami) focuses his practice on the corporate representation of physicians and health care businesses, bringing value and experience in an array of corporate and regulatory areas, including but not limited to, capital raising, enterprise sales, and mergers and acquisitions, while counseling clients regarding federal and state rules and regulations, including Anti-Kickback, Stark, Affordable Care Act, and HIPAA compliance and data privacy.

Robert Lee (Seattle) focuses his practice on products liability and complex tort litigation, including representation of product manufacturers, hotel chains, and retailers in cases involving premises liability, breach of contract, dram shop, business disputes, and business torts. Robert earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington. He earned his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, where he was awarded the William H. Marutani Fellowship for Public Service 

Aaron Lukas (Washington, D.C.) concentrates his practice in complex patent cases for clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and semiconductor industries. Aaron is a registered patent attorney and focuses his practice on the representation of generic pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman litigation. His practice also includes representing clients preparing patentability, infringement and invalidity opinions, as well as preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications. 

Richard Maleski (Miami) joined Cozen O'Connor in 2013 and is a member in the firm's Subrogation & Recovery Department. He joined the firm from the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, where he was responsible for the prosecution of felony criminal cases. Rick earned his J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Franklin & Marshall College.

Bryan Mosca (Washington, D.C.) represents clients facing federal and state government investigations and other complex civil litigation in a variety of industries. He regularly assists clients involved in visible and high-stakes matters and advises them in inquiries and investigations initiated by State Attorneys General (AG) in virtually every state across a host of issues including consumer protection, environment, data privacy and security, employment and gaming. 

Dana Petrillo (Philadelphia) handles a wide variety of regulatory, transactional, litigation, and corporate matters for hospitals, health systems, physician practices, nursing facilities, and other health care providers. Her experience includes ensuring clients’ compliance with federal and multi-state health care laws and regulations, including Medicare, Medicaid, licensure, HIPAA, Stark, Anti-Kickback, and False Claims Act laws and regulations; advising clients on legal issues arising from health care transactions and business arrangements; assisting with health care provider licensure, Medicare and Medicaid provider enrollment, and reimbursement; and providing counseling in connection with litigation, government audits, and investigations.

Dina Richman (Los Angeles) concentrates her practice in complex insurance coverage matters and bad faith litigation. She represents insurance companies in matters involving all types of commercial and personal lines insurance policies in first and third-party disputes. Dina also has extensive experience in life, health, and managed care litigation (including ERISA), employment and labor, and general business litigation. She frequently advises clients concerning general risk management and coverage issues. 

Blake Rutherford (Philadelphia), a member of Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies, has a substantive understanding of the relationship between business and government, having spent his professional career navigating issues at the intersection of law, policy, politics and communications. As a chief strategist and adviser to former and current elected officials, C-suite executives, and industry influencers, he provides practical and strategic advice that assists clients in achieving their business and professional development goals, whether that is in a political, policy, philanthropic, communications, or thought leadership context.

Abby Sher (Philadelphia) practices in the Global Insurance Department, focusing in the area of complex liability coverage, with an emphasis on professional liability, medical professional liability coverage, and bad faith litigation. Abby also counsels clients in the first-party context, providing analyses of claims handling obligations in the wake of catastrophic losses, including Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Isaac, and Hurricane Irene. Abby has been named a “Rising Star in Insurance Coverage” by Super Lawyers Pennsylvania.                  

Brett Taylor (Los Angeles) focuses her practice on complex litigation and commercial litigation. She has significant experience representing clients in federal and state court on a variety of matters including breach of contract, fraud, products liability, false advertising, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, and landlord/tenant disputes. Brett also has experience representing clients in mass actions and class actions involving consumer-related issues.

Paul Zola (New York) is a litigator who defends various complex claims, including high-profile multimillion dollar cases. He concentrates his practice in construction and labor law, products liability, premises liability, personal injury, sports liability, and toxic and environmental tort matters. His work in these areas has gained him substantial courtroom experience, as well as proficiency in handling cases involving an array of critical legal and professional disciplines.

About Cozen O’Connor

Established in 1970 and ranked among the top 100 law firms in America, Cozen O’Connor has more than 850 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 24 offices across two continents.



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