PHILADELPHIA, August 1, 2023 — Sarah Schlossberg, chair of the Women’s Initiative and of counsel in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, was named to City & State's Women’s Power 100 list. This list recognizes the most influential women in Pennsylvania. Under Sarah’s leadership, Cozen O’Connor garnered a first-time spot on Seramount’s Best Law Firms for Women and Diversity list in 2023.
Sarah is passionate about leading the firm’s efforts to improve the satisfaction, retention, and promotion of women in the legal profession — efforts which translate into action in Sarah’s management position in the Commercial Litigation Department where she strategically staffs matters with an eye toward equity and counsels attorneys and employees on developing meaningful careers. In recognition of her positive impact on others, Sarah was honored by The Legal Intelligencer as one of the Best Law Firm Mentors in Pennsylvania in 2021.
Outside the firm, Sarah champions equity within the legal profession as co-chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Women’s Rights Committee. She is also a regular speaker and writer on DEI issues. She authored the column, “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Equity” for ALI CLE’s magazine, The Practical Lawyer in which she tackled many issues impacting women and diverse attorneys from tensions in the multigenerational workplace to neurodiversity in the legal profession.
Sarah is committed to giving back to the community and has handled numerous pro bono matters throughout her career. Through the Support Center for Child Advocates, Sarah draws on her former career as a social worker and routinely serves as an advocate for children in foster care. She has litigated several prisoner civil rights cases, as well as a recent criminal matter exposing significant police misconduct in a rural town. Sarah proudly serves on the board of directors of the Anti-Defamation League and the Wolf Performing Arts Center.
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