Washington D.C. – June 21, 2021 – Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Joshua S. Levy will join the firm’s Class Actions Practice as a member in Washington, D.C. Levy is a skilled litigator with deep class actions experience. He represents businesses in a variety of industries in their most significant class actions and complex commercial disputes. Joining from Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, he has over a decade of experience litigating high-profile class action lawsuits, including securities, consumer, employment, and ERISA cases. He is a trusted adviser to some of the world’s most prominent corporations and financial institutions.
Levy’s hire supports the continued strategic buildout of Cozen O’Connor’s premier national Class Actions Practice Group that experienced significant growth with the additions of Michael W. McTigue Jr. and Meredith C. Slawe, nationally recognized litigators who now co-chair the practice. “We are delighted to welcome Josh to our outstanding team,” said Meredith Slawe, Co-Chair of the firm’s Class Actions Practice Group. “He brings with him over a decade of experience defending companies in aggregate litigation and achieving tremendous results. We look forward to working closely with him.”
“Josh’s addition reflects our continued focus on identifying and attracting excellent class actions specialists to our team. We are excited for him to plug in immediately on matters across the country,” stated Michael W. McTigue Jr., Co-Chair of the firm’s Class Actions Practice Group.
“Cozen O’Connor has a comprehensive and strategic plan to continually source the best attorneys to enhance our class actions, complex litigation, investigations, and privacy capabilities,” said Michael J. Heller, Cozen O’Connor’s Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “It is important to have team players like Josh as part of the growing team we have assembled in Washington, D.C. This provides our clients the highest level of protection and trusted advocacy.”
“I am thrilled to join such a well-respected team full of top-notch litigators,” Levy said. “I am honored to be able to bring my experience in consumer, securities, shareholder, and employment class actions suits to Cozen O’Connor.”
Levy received his B.A. from the University of Virginia with highest distinction and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law magna cum laude. He clerked for the Hon. I. Leo Glasser in the Eastern District of New York.
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