PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2020 — Meredith Slawe, co-chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Class Actions practice, has been recognized by The Legal Intelligencer as a 2020 Professional Excellence Award winner in the Best Law Firm Mentors category. This award specifically honors those most senior attorneys who have taken it upon themselves to prepare the next generation of legal talent. The Professional Excellence Awards hosted by the Legal Intelligencer recognizes attorney achievements across the Pennsylvania legal community in numerous categories, including Distinguished Leaders, In-House Impact, Lawyers on the Fast Track, Power Players, Best Mentors, Legal Innovators, Unsung Heroes, and Most Effective Deal Makers.
Meredith is a recognized authority in the national class actions defense bar. She represents businesses in a range of industries in class actions across the country. Her cases often implicate cutting-edge privacy and consumer protection issues under federal and state statutes. Meredith’s proven record of success, combined with her practical, accessible, and business-oriented approach, have made her the go-to class actions lawyer for several of the country’s leading businesses. Meredith is also co-chair of the firm’s cross-practice Retail Industry Group and counsel to many prominent retailers and consumer-facing companies. She represents retailers in consumer class actions and advises them on related compliance issues to mitigate litigation and enforcement risk. She has deep experience advising retailers and consumer companies on compliance with federal and state privacy laws.