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Nine Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers has named nine Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers.

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Los Angeles serves as a strategic operations base for many of Cozen O’Connor’s domestic and international clients. Opened in 1995, our Los Angeles office is located in the center of downtown, in close proximity to federal and state courts. Our talented litigators are licensed in California and several surrounding states and are equipped to handle complex litigation throughout the region.

Cozen O’Connor’s Los Angeles office provides a full range of services for a broad range of matters, including complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, franchise law, antitrust, subrogation, prosecution of catastrophic wildland fires, complicated insurance coverage and bad faith matters, trade secrets, cyber-security, real estate, bankruptcy, employment disputes and litigation, and product liability, toxic tort, class action, and construction cases. 

In addition to their commitment to professional excellence and outstanding client service, Cozen O’Connor’s attorneys and professional staff are dedicated to giving back to their community. Our Los Angeles office routinely volunteers at local homeless shelters and food banks, hosts meals for families at the Ronald McDonald House and participates in other fundraising events for those in need. Our attorneys also use their combined years of legal experience to provide pro bono legal assistance in partnership with Public Counsel, Bet Tzedek, and other organizations in areas such as veterans’ law, immigration, guardianship, adoption, and Holocaust reparations.  

People

Philip J.  Berens

Philip J. Berens

Member

Maria Louise Cousineau

Maria Louise Cousineau

Vice Chair, Office Managing Partner

Michael R. Davisson

Michael R. Davisson

Member

Nathan Dooley

Nathan Dooley

Member

Susan A. Grueneberg

Susan A. Grueneberg

Member

Carmen Izquierdo-Oliva

Carmen Izquierdo-Oliva

Associate

Erik L. Jackson

Erik L. Jackson

Member

Ariela O. Keller

Ariela O. Keller

Associate

Natalie Keusseyan

Natalie Keusseyan

Associate

Benjamin  Kim

Benjamin Kim

Associate

Angel Marti III

Angel Marti III

Associate

Howard D. Maycon

Howard D. Maycon

Office Managing Partner

Donald C. Nanney

Donald C. Nanney

Of Counsel

Megan R. Peitzke

Megan R. Peitzke

Member

Dina R.  Richman

Dina R. Richman

Member

Alexander E.  Robinson

Alexander E. Robinson

Associate

Valerie D. Rojas

Valerie D. Rojas

Member

Mark S. Roth

Mark S. Roth

Member

David A. Shimkin

David A. Shimkin

Member

Matthew S. Steinberg

Matthew S. Steinberg

Member

Mark A. Talise

Mark A. Talise

Associate

Brett Nicole Taylor

Brett Nicole Taylor

Member

Diane A. Thompson

Diane A. Thompson

Of Counsel

Brett D. Watson

Brett D. Watson

Member

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News

Howard Maycon Selected as a 2021 California Lawyer Attorney of the Year by Daily Journal

March 18, 2021 Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Howard Maycon, chair of the firm’s Subrogation & Recovery Group, West Region, has been selected as a 2021 California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY) by Daily Journal for his work as subrogation co-lead counsel in settlements in the Thomas/Woolsey fires.

Thomas Lombardi, Co-chair of the 2020 Crocker Commercial Real Estate Symposium, Diane Hvolka Selected As a Panelist

December 03, 2020 Thomas Lombardi, member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, was co-chair of the 2020 Crocker Commercial Real Estate Symposium, while Danielle Hvolka, member of the firm’s Real Estate Group, spoke on a panel.

Maria Louise Cousineau Elected to Membership in the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel

October 05, 2020 Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Maria Louise Cousineau, a member of the firm’s Global Insurance Department, has been elected to membership in the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC).

Super Lawyers Names Four Cozen O’Connor Attorneys 2020 Southern California Rising Stars

June 19, 2020 Super Lawyers has named four Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2020 Southern California Rising Stars list.

Cozen O’Connor Continues its West Coast Expansion, Adding Three Veteran Southern California Litigators to its Los Angeles Office

March 04, 2020 Thomas Lombardi, Devin Donohue and Brett Watson — from one of southern California’s leading litigation boutiques Lombardi & Donohue — have joined the firm as members.

Nine Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers

January 15, 2020 Super Lawyers has named nine Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers.

138 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

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.

West Coast Expansion Continues with the Addition of 13 Labor & Employment Lawyers from Miller Law Group in California

August 01, 2019 Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce 13 attorneys from California’s Miller Law Group — one of the largest woman-owned employment law firms in the country — have joined its San Francisco and Los Angeles offices.

Susan Grueneberg Named to Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2019 Most Influential Women Attorneys

April 08, 2019 Cozen O'Connor franchise attorney Susan Grueneberg was honored by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of 2019 Most Influential Women Attorneys.

Cozen O’Connor Attorney Paul S. Rutter Named the Urban Development Lawyer of the Year by Century City Bar Association

January 24, 2019 – Cozen O’Connor attorney Paul S. Rutter, a member of the real estate practice in the firm’s Santa Monica, Calif., office, has been named “Urban Development Lawyer of the Year” by the Century City Bar Association. The Association provides legal education, leadership opportunities, and a sense of community to more than 4,000 Century City attorneys. Paul is among six attorneys being recognized by the Association for distinguishing himself in his respective field of expertise.

Los Angeles and Santa Monica Attorneys Participates in Adoption Day

November 19, 2018 Los Angeles and Santa Monica offices finalized pro bono adoptions for six families.

Cozen O’Connor Welcomes Lead Franchise Lawyer Susan Grueneberg to its Los Angeles Office

July 30, 2018 Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce Susan Grueneberg, one of California’s best known and highly regarded franchise law attorneys, has agreed to head up its global franchise practice.

Cozen O’Connor Announces Hiring of Gilchrist & Rutter Attorneys

September 27, 2017 Cozen O’Connor is thrilled to announce that effective October 1, 2017, all of the lawyers from the Los Angeles real estate and commercial litigation boutique, Gilchrist & Rutter, will join the firm.

Contacts

Howard D. Maycon

Office Managing Partner

hmaycon@cozen.com

(213) 892-7908

Maria Louise Cousineau

Vice Chair, Office Managing Partner

mcousineau@cozen.com

(213) 892-7943

Tracy Sanasac

Office Manager

tsanasac@cozen.com

(619) 685-1700