Hall brings nearly two decades of insurance litigation in the oil and gas sector having represented domestic insurance companies, Lloyd’s Underwriting Syndicates, London Companies, offshore drilling and subsea construction companies, and energy and oil service companies. More
Cozen O'Connor opened its Houston office in June 2004. Serving as the county seat of Harris County, the third most populous county in the country, our Houston office is located in the downtown area of Houston.
The attorneys in our Houston office provide clients with a wide variety of services in the areas of general business litigation, commercial litigation, labor and employment counsel and litigation, insurance coverage and defense, marine and maritime law, and subrogation and recovery.
January 27, 2021
Hall brings nearly two decades of insurance litigation in the oil and gas sector having represented domestic insurance companies, Lloyd’s Underwriting Syndicates, London Companies, offshore drilling and subsea construction companies, and energy and oil service companies.
October 22, 2020
Stephen Pate, member of the firm’s Global Insurance Department, has been named an advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
September 23, 2020
Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that A. Martin Wickliff, Jr., a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment group, has been recognized by Texas Lawyer as a recipient of their 2020 Lifetime Achieve Award.
September 19, 2019
Cozen O’Connor attorneys Stephen P. Pate, A. Martin Wickliff, Jr., and Joseph A. Ziemianski were named 2019 Texas Super Lawyers
August 28, 2019
Best Lawyers selected 138 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 21 of the firm’s national offices for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
August 28, 2019
Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that six of the firm’s lawyers have been recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective practices by Best Lawyers in America.
July 09, 2019
Bryan Vezey, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Global Insurance Department, has been appointed by the Houston Bar Association as one of 14 founding members of the LGBTQ+ Committee. This committee examines issues and creates programming related to the community.
August 23, 2017
Lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition based on a rigorous peer-review that has been developed and defined for more than 30 years.
April 04, 2017
The six lawyers joining Cozen O’Connor’s Global Insurance Department include Stephen P. Pate, who comes to the firm as a member in the Houston office, Lauren E. Figaro who joins as an associate in the Houston office; Michael R. Davisson and Valerie D. Rojas, who both join as members in the Los Angeles office; Patricia M. Parisi, who joins as of counsel in the Los Angeles office; and Andrea J. Giovannone, who joins as an associate in the Los Angeles office. Davisson, Rojas, Parisi, and Giovannone all join from Sedgwick.
August 15, 2016
Sixty-two Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 13 of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
May 30, 2014
Chambers USA recognized 29 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields; six attorneys were recognized nationally and eight were ranked in the top band. Stanley Sher was named a “Senior Statesman” in the “Transportation: Shipping: Regulatory (outside New York)” industry, for the pivotal role Sher plays in the firm’s continued success in the transportation industry.
August 28, 2013
Forty-six Cozen O’Connor lawyers from eight of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys were selected based on a rigorous peer-review of more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations. The list will be included in publications such as The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and New York magazine.
July 10, 2013
A. Martin (Marty) Wickliff, Jr., a veteran trial lawyer with nearly 40 years of experience devoted to a national trial and appellate practice in all phases of labor and employment law, has been selected by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) for its National Roster of Neutrals to provide labor and employment alternative dispute resolution services as an arbitrator. Mr. Wickliff is a shareholder in the Labor & Employment Group at the Houston office of Cozen O’Connor, a leading law firm serving clients through 23 offices across two continents.
June 17, 2013
A. Martin Wickliff, Jr. has been recognized among “The Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys – Top 100” by Human Resource Executive magazine. The list is compiled based on evaluations by clients and peers, as well as independent research by Human Resource Executive and Lawdragon, a nationally recognized networking site for lawyers and clients. The list honors “lawyers who represent excellence in their craft and profession and have made the greatest impact in the prior year.
March 27, 2013
Ian Blum, Alphonso Collins, Kathryn Crary, Lynnette Espy-Williams, Elizabeth Featherman, Matthew Glazer, Nelsy Gomez, Andrea Hammel, Keenya Harrold, Charles Jesuit, Jr., Lezlie Madden, Marilyn Neiman, Tracey Nguyen, Cartherine Rosato Reilly, Megan Scheib, Daniel Schuch, John Schwartz, Shari Shapiro, Marko Stamenkovic, and Norasha Williams have been elected to membership in the firm.
June 25, 2012
David Barron, a Labor & Employment lawyer in Cozen O’Connor’s Houston office, offered advice to employers wishing to avoid discrimination claims while keeping workers’ appearance to reasonable standards in an article titled, ''Craft a Workable Dress / Appearance Code.''
June 05, 2012
David Barron, a member in Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment practice, discussed employer policies toward employee appearance in ''Trading Tattoos for Jobs.'' ''With respect to piercings, tattoos, clothing, for the most part they have wide discretion under the law,'' explained Barron.
February 16, 2011
Cozen O’Connor Names Seven New Shareholders
April 28, 2008
Cozen O’Connor has announced that 17 of its associates have been named members of the firm. ''We are extremely proud to welcome these highly qualified attorneys into membership in the firm,'' said Thomas A. Decker, president and chief executive officer of Cozen O'Connor, ''Their individual and combined contributions reflect the talent and strength of our firm.''
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Our Houston office is located in One Houston Center. You are able to find our office by car, train or air.
One Houston Center occupies the city block bound by McKinney, Caroline, Walker and San Jacinto Streets on the east side of the Central Business District.
Head southeast from Washington Ave Bear right at Bagby St. Turn left at McKinney St
From George Bush Intercontinental Airport:
Follow signs from the airport to 1-45 South; take the McKinney Street exit (left lane) on the elevated portion of 1-45 South on the west side of downtown; the exit becomes McKinney Street; continue on McKinney Street to San Jacinto Street. One Houston Center occupies the city block bound by McKinney, Caroline, Walker and
San Jacinto Streets on the east side of the Central Business District.
From William P. Hobby Airport:
Follow signs from the airport to 1-45 North; Take exit for Downtown destinations and Scott St.; take the Pease Street exit; the exit becomes Pease Street; continue on Pease Street; turn right on San Jacinto Street; continue on San Jacinto to McKinney Street. One Houston Center occupies the city block bound by
McKinney, Caroline, Walker and San Jacinto Streets on the east side of the Central Business District.
From Ellington Field Airport:
Head north and then turn left at Brantly Ave. Right after turn right at Perrie St. Turn left at Morton Ave, and continue on Challenger Seven Pky. Turn right at Galveston Rd. Turn left onto the ramp to Beltway 8/E Sam Houston Pky S. Continue on Gulf Fwy, and take the I-45 N ramp. Then take exit 45 to Scott St/Downtown, and bear right onto the Dowling St ramp to Pease St/St Joseph Parkway. Continue on Gulf Fwy, and bear left at Pease St. Turn right at San Jacinto St, and then turn right at McKinney St.
There is no public parking in the One Houston Center building. However, public parking is available for visitors in the garage that serves Two Houston Center (one block west of One Houston Center), the garage that serves the Park at Houston Center (one block south of One Houston Center) and the Houston Center Garage 1 (one block northeast of One Houston Center). Parkers may enter the Two Houston Center garage on McKinney or Walker Streets. Parkers may enter the Park at Houston Center Garage from Caroline or Austin Streets. Parkers may enter Houston Center Garage 1 from Caroline or Walker Streets. These garages are open from 6:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. One Houston Center is accessible by the surface or by skywalks from these garages.
General Transportation Telephone Numbers and Websites
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) 281-230-3100
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) 713-640-3000
Ellington Field Airport (EFD) 713-847-4200
METRO - Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas 713-635-4000