PHILADELPHIA, November 21, 2019 — Tom Wilkinson, a leader of Cozen O’Connor’s Legal Profession Practice Group, was named a Pennsylvania Trailblazer by The Legal Intelligencer in the field of legal ethics and professional responsibility.
Wilkinson is a past president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA), and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Wilkinson served for 11 years as chair or co-chair of the PBA’s legal ethics and professional responsibility committee, responding to ethics inquiries from lawyers across the commonwealth. He is the Pennsylvania state delegate to the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates and has been appointed by the ABA president to serve on the ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism. He also has served in leadership positions with the ABA Section of Litigation's Ethics and Professionalism Committee. Wilkinson is a past member of the Philadelphia Bar Association Board of Governors and co-chairs its Appellate Courts Committee. He is a master of the Villanova Law J. Willard O'Brien American Inn of Court and has been a lecturer in law on professional responsibility at Villanova University School of Law. He also chairs the Defense Research Institute Lawyers’ Professionalism and Ethics Committee. He is a frequent lecturer and author on lawyer professional responsibility and civil litigation topics.
About Cozen O’Connor’s Legal Profession Services
Cozen O’Connor’s Legal Profession Practice Group is led by reputable and skillful attorneys with invaluable experience in law firm risk management, and the law of lawyering. Whether defending a complex legal malpractice suit, navigating the conflicts issues surrounding lateral hiring and departures, drafting governance documents for a fledgling law firm, or anything in between, our team of experienced attorneys stands ready to assist with the unique and often sensitive issues in-house counsel, outside lawyers, and law firms face. The practice group includes Brian P. Flaherty and H. Robert Fiebach, who both have decades of experience handling complex commercial litigation and lawyer professional responsibility matters.
About Cozen O’Connor
Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has more than 775 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 30 offices across two continents.