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Nine Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named 2021 “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America

Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that nine of the firm’s lawyers have been recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective practices by Best Lawyers in America.

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Cozen O'Connor established its Pittsburgh office in April 2017. The office is located in One Oxford Centre, one of the major distinctive and recognizable skyscrapers of Downtown Pittsburgh, just steps away from City Hall. The Pittsburgh office focuses its practice in the areas of corporate law, labor & employment and commercial litigation.  

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Bryant A. Andrews

Bryant A. Andrews

Associate

Brian D. Balonick

Brian D. Balonick

Member

Lynn Krisay Brehm

Lynn Krisay Brehm

Member

Matthew D. Clyde

Matthew D. Clyde

Member

Peter J. Ennis

Peter J. Ennis

Member

James W. Forsyth

James W. Forsyth

Member

David P.  Franklin

David P. Franklin

Of Counsel

Jeremiah G. Garvey

Jeremiah G. Garvey

Office Managing Partner

Eugene A. Giotto

Eugene A. Giotto

Vice-Chair, Commercial Litigation Department
Chair, Long-Term Care Litigation

Thomas S.  Giotto

Thomas S. Giotto

Co-Chair, Labor & Employment Department

David K. Goldfarb

David K. Goldfarb

Associate

Abigail M. Green

Abigail M. Green

Associate

Anne D. Greene

Anne D. Greene

Associate

Tiffany A. Jenca

Tiffany A. Jenca

Associate

Gregg Kander

Gregg Kander

Of Counsel

Gary R. Kelly

Gary R. Kelly

Of Counsel

Kevin J. Kerr

Kevin J. Kerr

Lobbyist

Jason Kreps

Jason Kreps

Associate

Jesse Ryan Loffler

Jesse Ryan Loffler

Member

Derek T. Luke

Derek T. Luke

Associate

Brock E.  McCandless

Brock E. McCandless

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Jeffrey A.  Mills

Jeffrey A. Mills

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Mariah L. Passarelli

Mariah L. Passarelli

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Alan M. Pittler

Alan M. Pittler

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Seth  Popick

Seth Popick

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Joseph Quinn

Joseph Quinn

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Laura L. Reinhart

Laura L. Reinhart

Counsel

Bethany C. Salvatore

Bethany C. Salvatore

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Matthew F. Smith

Matthew F. Smith

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Paul D. Steinman

Paul D. Steinman

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Bobbi Britton Tucker

Bobbi Britton Tucker

Counsel

Rachel J.  Wenger

Rachel J. Wenger

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John H. Wilson

John H. Wilson

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Maura L. Winters

Maura L. Winters

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Nine Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named 2021 “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America

August 20, 2020 Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that nine of the firm’s lawyers have been recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective practices by Best Lawyers in America.

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Expands its Pennsylvania Footprint, Hiring Lobbyist Kevin Kerr to Launch the Firm’s Western Pennsylvania Government Affairs Practice [Alert]

August 10, 2020 Kerr, who brings strong bipartisan ties within Pittsburgh’s city government and throughout Western Pennsylvania, will also play a key role in assisting the group’s growing government relations practices in Harrisburg and Philadelphia.

Jesse Ryan Loffler Named President of the Foundation Board of the National LGBT Bar Association

June 09, 2020 Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Pittsburgh and New York-based Commercial Litigator Jesse Ryan Loffler has been named president of the National LGBT Bar Association’s Foundation board of directors.

Cozen O’Connor Expands Pittsburgh Office with the Addition of David P. Franklin and Paul D. Steinman

January 14, 2020 New hires mark another milestone for fast-growing Pittsburgh office

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.

Six Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named 2020 “Lawyers of the Year” By 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.

Mariah Passarelli Named to the LGBT Bar 2019's Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40

March 18, 2019 Cozen O'Connor Labor & Employment attorney Mariah Passarelli was honored by the National LGBT Bar Association as a LGBTQ+ legal professional (practicing lawyers, law professors, corporate counsel, members of the judiciary, politicians, etc.) under the age of 40 who has distinguished themselves in their field and has demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBTQ+ equality.

Cozen O’Connor Continues its Pittsburgh Expansion with the Addition of Veteran Litigators Laura L. Reinhart and Gary Kelly

March 18, 2019 The firm welcomed Reinhart, who defends Union Pacific, CSX Transportation Inc., and other major transportation companies in Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA)-related litigation; and Kelly, who served as general counsel at health products behemoth General Nutrition Corp. (GNC) — to its fast-growing Pittsburgh office.

Jesse Ryan Loffler Named President-Elect of the National LGBT Bar Foundation

March 08, 2019 Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Pittsburgh-based Commercial Litigator Jesse Ryan Loffler has been named president-elect of the National LGBT Bar Foundation’s board of directors after serving for two years as its Treasurer.

Cozen O'Connor Named Pennsylvania Powerhouse by Law360

August 28, 2018 Law360 named Cozen O'Connor a Pennsylvania Powerhouse, an honor given to five law firms who have used their roots in the Keystone State to embark on aggressive national and international expansions.

Cozen O'Connor Continues Rapid Growth in its National Labor & Employment Department and Pittsburgh Office with Four Additional Attorneys from Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

August 20, 2018 Four additional attorneys from Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney. Mariah L. Passarelli, Bethany C. Salvatore, Abigail M. Green and Tiffany A. Jenca have joined the firm's highly regarded Labor & Employment Department and will focus on legal issues ranging from employment contracts to agency investigations.

Jesse Ryan Loffler Honored with the Gates Award for Pro Bono Efforts

April 12, 2018 Jesse Ryan Loffler, an associate in Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation Department, was honored by the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law student group OUTLaw with the Gates Award.

Corporate Tax Attorney Joins Pittsburgh Office

February 05, 2018 Forsyth is the 30th Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC Attorney to Join the Firm in the Past Year and 20th Attorney to Join the Pittsburgh Office

In the HQ2 Race, Cost of Living Benefits Pittsburgh

January 19, 2018 Jeffrey Mills, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Real Estate Practice Group, discusses Pittsburgh’s appealing cost of living as a distinguishing feature from other cities in competition for Amazon’s second headquarters (HQ2) in Pittsburgh Business Times.

General Counsel to Cumberland Packing Corp Joins Cozen O'Connor

January 18, 2018 Gregg M. Kander joins Pittsburgh office and will concentrate his practice on corporate and partnership taxation and business planning

HQ2: ‘We’re a City That Isn’t Standing Still’

January 18, 2018 Jeffrey Mills, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Real Estate Practice Group, discusses Pittsburgh’s chances of being selected as the home for Amazon’s new headquarters, a multibillion-dollar investment boasting an expected 50,000 jobs, in Pittsburgh Business Times.

Cozen O’Connor Continues to Grow National Labor & Employment Department and Pittsburgh Office with Addition of Former University of Pittsburgh Counsel Alan Pittler

September 05, 2017 Pittler will handle all aspects of management-side labor and employment law matters for higher education clients as well as those in other sectors, including hospitality, health care, technology and energy.

100 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named to the Best Lawyers in America

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.

Two Years Post-Merge, Cozen O'Connor Hitting Growth Goals in Labor Practice

August 10, 2017 Our Labor & Employment department was featured in an article by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

Ross commissioners approve 'mixed-use overlay district'

July 24, 2017 Jeffrey Mills discusses the approval for mixed-use developments in Ross Township, Pa. in TribLIVE.

Cozen O’Connor Welcomes Real Estate Member to Pittsburgh Office

July 18, 2017 Jeffrey A. Mills is a member of the Real Estate and Public & Project Finance practice groups.

Cozen O’Connor Welcomes Six More Attorneys from Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

May 17, 2017 Cozen O’Connor has announced the following attorneys have joined the firm: employee benefit/ERISA attorneys John H. Wilson, Lynn Brehm and Matthew Clyde, labor and employment attorney Brian A. Casal, and commercial litigators William J. Moorhead and Gabrielle Lee.

Cozen O’Connor Adds 17 Lawyers from Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

May 08, 2017 The new attorneys add depth in Pittsburgh across Commercial and Corporate practices and continues to expand its national Labor & Employment Department

PBA Honors Cozen O'Connor with Promotion of Women Award

March 06, 2017 Our selection as the 2017 winner of the Women in the Profession's Promotion of Women recognizes the firm’s longstanding successful promotion and advancement of women across our firm, as well as our firm’s commitment to continue the growth and development of our Women’s Initiative Program, which provides mentoring and networking opportunities across the firm.

Contacts

Jeremiah G. Garvey

Office Managing Partner

jgarvey@cozen.com

(412) 620-6570

Kerstin Schuler

Office Manager

KSchuler@cozen.com

(412) 620-6509