Cozen O’Connor: Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Welcomes James L. Ansorge to its Growing New York City Government Relations Team

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Welcomes James L. Ansorge to its Growing New York City Government Relations Team

Monday, July 9, 2018

New York – July 9, 2018 – Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies has announced that James L. Ansorge has joined its fast-growing Public Strategies group. A former government relations associate in the New York office of a large international law firm, Ansorge joins Cozen O’Connor’s midtown New York office as a government relations adviser within Public Strategies and as counsel within the law firm.

In his previous role, Ansorge secured numerous legislative and budgetary victories for a variety of clients. These clients included major trade associations, health care providers, private companies, and social service organizations. Prior to entering law and government relations, Ansorge served as the campaign finance director to Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, where he raised more than $3 million and was a top aide in a successful reelection bid. He also currently serves in volunteer leadership roles within the Democratic National Committee and several local civic organizations. In his new role, he will advise a variety of clients on broad-ranging issues including city and state legislation, budget advocacy, and policy development. 

“Jamie understands how government decisions get made and he has an impressive track record of delivering results for a diverse array of clients. His knowledge and insights will complement our growing team and benefit our clients immensely,” said Katie Schwab, practice director of Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies’ New York City group.

“Jamie has high-level experience as a political consultant, campaign aide, and government relations professional,” said Stuart Shorenstein, chair of the Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies New York City and State group. “His skill set is tremendous. I am thrilled to welcome him to the firm.”

Ansorge earned his J.D. at Brooklyn Law School and his B.A. at Brandeis University. 

About Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies, an affiliate of the international law firm 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.

About Cozen O’Connor

Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has more than 700 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 28 offices across two continents.

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