Philadelphia, May 22, 2018 – Stephen Cozen
, founder and chairman of Cozen O’Connor, and Mark Alderman
, chairman of Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies
, were both named to The 2018 Power 100 list by City & State Pennsylvania, ranked 39 and 50, respectively. The Power 100 is City & State PA’s annual ranking of the most politically influential Pennsylvanians. City & State is the premier multimedia news organization dedicated to covering Pennsylvania’s local and state politics and policy. Their in-depth, non-partisan coverage serves as a trusted guide to the issues impacting states.
An accomplished litigator and counselor, Cozen is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, a designation held by only the most respected and experienced courtroom practitioners, and is a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and Litigation Counsel of America. Cozen is a nationally recognized lecturer and author on a wide variety of legal and litigation issues, and judicial opinions frequently cite his articles and texts as authoritative references. In connection with government relations, Cozen has, among other things, served as chair of the Department of Energy Advisory Committee on Fire Safety and the Insurance Department Transition Teams for then Governor Rendell in Pennsylvania. He is also well-recognized as a consummate strategist, an appellate advocate, and is frequently called upon for appellate advice, counsel, and oral advocacy before both state and federal appellate courts. Cozen serves on numerous education and philanthropic boards, including The National Museum of American Jewish History, where he is first vice-chair elect, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Law School Board of Overseers.
Alderman is chairman of the firm’s government relations group, Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies, and works with clients to advance their interests with lawmakers, executive branch officials, and regulatory personnel in local, state, and federal government. A trusted advocate in Pennsylvania as well as in Washington, D.C., Alderman has served at high levels within the Democratic party, including as a member of the 57th Electoral College, as chair of the Democratic National Committee’s National Finance Committee (Pennsylvania chair), and as a member of the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Team.
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 31 offices across two continents.
About Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies
Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies, an affiliate of Cozen O’Connor, is a bipartisan government relations practice representing clients before the federal government and in cities and states throughout the country. With offices in Washington D.C., Richmond, Albany, New York City, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Santa Monica, the firm’s public strategies professionals offer a full complement of government affairs services, including legislative and executive branch advocacy, policy analysis, assistance with government procurement and funding programs, and crisis management. Its client base spans across several industries, including healthcare, transportation, hospitality, education, construction, energy, real estate, entertainment, financial services, and insurance.
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