Cozen O’Connor: San Francisco

San Francisco

Cozen O’Connor opened its San Francisco office in 2015 when attorneys from Meckler Bulger Tilson joined the firm. 

Our San Francisco attorneys have deep roots in the San Francisco Bay area, with practices and individual accolades that place them among the nation's leading lawyers in insurance and labor and employment matters. With extensive experience in commercial litigation, our San Francisco attorneys focus in representing corporations in insurance coverage, labor and employment, mass tort, products liability, bad faith and business litigation. They have been lead counsel in many well-known cases on the West Coast and throughout the nation. In addition to insurance and labor and employment law, our San Francisco office offers the full range of services, including all types of business litigation and legal audits.

People

John K. DiPaolo

John K. DiPaolo

Member

Lawrence Scott Gordon

Lawrence Scott Gordon

Member

Alicia Gurries

Alicia Gurries

Associate

Andrew M. Hutchison

Andrew M. Hutchison

Member

Helen M. McFarland

Helen M. McFarland

Member

Michael W. Melendez

Michael W. Melendez

Vice Chair, Office Managing Partner

Julia A. Molander

Julia A. Molander

Member

Teri Mae Rutledge

Teri Mae Rutledge

Associate

Fulton M. Smith III

Fulton M. Smith III

Member

Irene K. Yesowitch

Irene K. Yesowitch

Office Managing Partner

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News

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.

Sixty-Two Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named to the Best Lawyers in America

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.

Cozen O’Connor Finalizes Addition of Intellectual Property Lawyers from Nationally Recognized IP Powerhouse, Feldman Gale, P.A.

June 27, 2016 The addition continues the firm’s growth in South Florida and California and brings substantial intellectual property strength in areas such as patent procurement, opinion work, and patent litigation in both federal courts and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, trademark procurement and litigation, non-compete litigation, information technology law, trade secrets, copyrights and business litigation.

Cozen O’Connor Grows South Florida and West Coast Presence with Addition of 14 Intellectual Property Lawyers from Nationally Recognized IP Powerhouse, Feldman Gale, P.A.

June 02, 2016 The transaction will boost the expansion of Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department and continue the firm’s growth in South Florida and California.

Cozen O’Connor Combines with Meckler Bulger Tilson

June 02, 2015 Cozen O’Connor and Chicago-based Meckler Bulger Tilson (MBT) are pleased to announce that, effective June 1, 2015, 58 attorneys formerly of MBT have joined Cozen O’Connor.

Contacts

Irene K. Yesowitch

Office Managing Partner

iyesowitch@cozen.com

(415) 593-9633

Michael W. Melendez

Vice Chair, Office Managing Partner

mmelendez@cozen.com

(415) 593-9610