PHILADELPHIA, July 8, 2020 — Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Thomas O’Rourke, member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation department, has been named a Law360 “Rising Star” in the Cannabis category. Law360’s Rising Stars profiles the top legal talent under 40. The winners comprise top litigators and dealmakers practicing at a level usually seen from veteran attorneys. Recipients of this award were chosen from more than 1,300 applicants and selected based on their career accomplishments in their respective disciplines.
Thomas focuses his practice on litigation services in a wide range of industries and subject areas including health care, manufacturing (food and products), and entertainment matters. Thomas has experience representing businesses and individuals in complex commercial cases, including commercial contract disputes, business torts, and antitrust at both the state and federal levels. He also has appellate experience in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the Second Circuit, and the Fourth Circuit. Thomas regularly provides pro bono services to a nonprofit reuse center dedicated to promoting creative reuse, recycling, and resource conservation, where he has represented the company in a dispute pertaining to the center’s commercial lease.