Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies is pleased to welcome Varun Krovi, a highly regarded Washington lobbyist and former Congressional chief of staff, to its Washington D.C. practice. More
Established in April 2001, the firm's Washington, D.C., office is located in a Leed Platinum building on the northern edge of the downtown business district near the vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood.
Our Washington, D.C., office offers a wide range of legal services in matters involving litigation, intellectual property, regulations, investigations, policy work, and transactions. Our Washington-based attorneys have years of experience representing U.S. and international clients in matters involving Antitrust, Utility & Energy, Transportation & Trade, Government Contracts, Construction, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, Securities, White Collar Defense & Investigations, Real Estate, Health Care, and State Attorneys General. We have handled litigation matters in both federal and state courts and have successfully tried dozens of cases. Our lawyers regularly represent firm clients before executive branch and regulatory agencies, as well as the Congress. Many of our attorneys have been published and have presented to industry, bar and trade groups on topics related to the office’s practice areas.
September 21, 2023
Veteran regulatory lawyer and litigator Charles A. Zdebski has joined the firm's Washington, D.C. Office.
September 20, 2023
Stephen Seeger, a member of the firm’s Construction Law Group, has been named a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers (ACCL).
September 19, 2023
Hugh Marbury, co-chair of Cozen O'Connor’s Copyright Practice and resident in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, has been named to the Board of Advisors for the Common Crawl Foundation.
August 21, 2023
James Billings-Kang, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Health Care & Life Sciences Practice, has been named a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
August 17, 2023
Best Lawyers selected 232 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s U.S. offices for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
August 16, 2023
Lawrence Prosen was quoted in a Law360 article discussing the confusion and outstanding questions about the interplay between the Davis Bacon Act and the Inflation Reduction Act.
August 10, 2023
Lawrence Prosen was quoted in a Law360 article discussing the Davis-Bacon Act, a new U.S. Department of Labor Rulemaking that allows prevailing wages on federally funded construction projects.
August 08, 2023
IAM Patent 1000 has named Frank Abramonte, Thomas Fisher, Keith Fredlake, Jeffrey Gendzwill, and Edward Weisz to their 2023 list.
July 28, 2023
These lists recognize lawyers “mastering,” “leading,” “revolutionizing,” and “dominating” their fields in their respective states and nationwide.
July 21, 2023
Josephine Bahn, an associate in the firm’s Construction Law Group, has been reelected by the D.C. Bar as their Under 36 representative to the American Bar Association House of Delegates.
July 19, 2023
Jonathon Foglia, a member of the firm’s Transportation and Trade Group, has been named a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
July 10, 2023
Cozen O'Connor's Aviation (Litigation/Regulation), Construction, L&E, M&A (Midmarket), Shipping (Finance and Litigation/Regulation) practices were ranked by the Legal 500.
July 10, 2023
Josephine Bahn was quoted in a Bloomberg article discussing the Supreme Court’s decision to reject President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness program. This decision disappointed many law students and early career attorneys who have taken out student loans to pay for their education.
July 06, 2023
Josephine Bahn was quoted in a Law360 article discussing how some firms have adjusted to evolving industry standards.
July 06, 2023
Josephine Bahn was featured in an American Bar Association Litigation Section Alumni Spotlight.
May 11, 2023
Lawrence Prosen was quoted in an article published by Law360 that discusses the environmental variables and cost pressures of carbon-capturing concrete.
October 11, 2022
Michael Klein provides an update on a few of the many lawsuits impacting the water sector that are the result of PFAS and PFOA levels in rainwater often exceeding the EPA’s Michael’s article in The Water News Source analyzes lawsuits similar to the suit filed by the Municipal Water Authority of Westmoreland County.
September 07, 2022
Micah S. Myers, former senior associate general counsel at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), has joined its growing Washington, D.C. office as a member.
August 22, 2022
210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
August 05, 2022
Gary Gassman and Josephine Bahn, have been installed in ABA Chair Roles.
March 31, 2022
Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Josephine Bahn, an associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, has been selected to the Daily Record’s Maryland Top 100 Women List.
March 02, 2022
Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Lynnette Espy-Williams, member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department and chief diversity, equity & inclusion oﬃcer, has been named by Savoy Magazine as one of the 2022 Most Influential Black Lawyers.
February 25, 2022
Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Matthew Howell, an associate in the firm’s Transportation & Trade Group, has been appointed by the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association (ABA) to serve as an adviser to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (ULC) Study Committee on Antitrust.
February 10, 2022
Smith spent eight years in public service in both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, having advised Senator John Cornyn (Texas), who was then the majority whip, the second-highest-ranking lawmaker in Senate Republican leadership.
December 02, 2021
Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Patrick Martin and Towner French, respectively managing director and senior principal at the firm’s Public Strategies group, have been named to The Hill’s 2021 Top Lobbyists: Hired Guns list.
November 17, 2021
The Rising Stars award recognizes and celebrates professional excellence of 40 young lawyers who represent a cross-section of practice areas and have “proven their mettle where it counts, representing high-profile clients and securing high-dollar victories.”
November 15, 2021
Pritchard brings extensive experience with securing zoning entitlements throughout Northern Virginia and the District.
November 09, 2021
Cozen O’Connor’s White Collar Defense & Investigations practice group was named to the GIR 100 list for the sixth year in a row.
November 08, 2021
James will advise the firm’s health care clients in connection with litigation matters arising from provider-payor disputes, False Claims Act matters, private equity transactions, and merger activity, in addition to other complex commercial litigation issues.
October 18, 2021
Barry Boss, co-chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Investigations Group and co-chair, of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, has been named a 2021 South Trailblazer by The American Lawyer.
September 22, 2021
Buck brings an impressive resume with over two decades of experience in the life sciences intellectual property sector.
June 01, 2021
He brings extensive experience counseling aviation industry clients on a wide range of regulatory and commercial matters.
May 05, 2021
Super Lawyers has named 12 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2021 Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.
March 25, 2021
Sullivan will be joining the Washington, D.C., office as a member of the Labor & Employment Department and as co-chair of the OSHA-Workplace Safety Practice Group.
March 02, 2021
Stoppel has served in high-level public roles and led and resolved multistate investigations in key industries including education, financial services, health care, and pharmaceuticals.
March 01, 2021
Prosen brings a distinguished resume that includes experience in all aspects of government contracts, from regulatory compliance to claims and bid protest litigation. Joining with Prosen are two associates Benjamin L. Williams and Caitlin E. Trevillyan.
February 24, 2021
Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Lynnette Espy-Williams, the firm’s Chief Diversity Officer, has been named a 2021 Diversity in Business Honoree.
December 11, 2020
Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Patrick Martin, principal and director of the firm’s Public Strategies group in the Midwest, has been named to The Hill’s Top Lobbyists: Hired Guns list.
December 08, 2020
New Hire Furthers Growth of the Firm’s Washington, D.C. Office.
November 02, 2020
Shire brings a deep understanding of federal and state health care regulations and has been instrumental in several of the most well-known transactions in the health care space.
October 22, 2020
Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Jesse Keene, member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, has been named a fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America. The
October 21, 2020
Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Lawrence, chair of the firm's Transportation & Trade Group, has been named co-chair of the International Transportation Committee of the ABA International Law Section.
April 20, 2020
Super Lawyers has named 14 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2020 Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.
October 21, 2019
Bernie Nash, co-chair of the firm’s State Attorneys General Practice, is quoted in a Wall Street Journal article describing the upcoming courtroom showdown between Exxon Mobil Corp. and New York’s Attorney General over how the oil industry accounts for the impact of climate change.
October 14, 2019
Cozen O’Connor patent attorneys Jeff Townes and Hongling Zou represent, pro bono, three partner nonprofits established by parents of children with the ultrarare, and potentially fatal, alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC).
October 07, 2019
Cozen O’Connor today announced attorneys Christopher M. Sweeney and Alexandra E. Busch have joined its Washington D.C. Construction Law practice, bringing to four the number of lawyers who have joined the fast-growing practice in just the past two weeks.
September 23, 2019
Seeger and Keene have played leading roles in developing some of the largest building projects in Washington, D.C., one of the hottest and fastest-growing commercial and multifamily construction markets in the United States.
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 27, 2019
Jonathan was promoted to office managing partner while Meridith and Robert will be co-vice chair, office managing partners.
June 18, 2019
Hoyt has closed leasing transactions on behalf of landlords and tenants in excess of 15 million square feet, including major build-to-suit and corporate headquarters deals.
April 29, 2019
The Propeller Club – Port of Washington, DC, a chapter of the International Propeller Club of the United States a nonprofit dedicated to the enhancement and well-being of all interests of the maritime community, named Cozen O'Connor attorney Jeff Vogel their new Vice President.
April 25, 2019
The 2019 Washington, D.C, edition of Super Lawyers Magazine, published by Thomson Reuters, has named 13 Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.
April 18, 2019
The main purpose of the advisory board, according to Law360, is “to get feedback on Law360’s coverage and gain insight from experts in the field on how best to shape future coverage.”
October 16, 2018
Fisher comes to Cozen O’Connor from Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P., where he was a partner and chair of that firm’s ITC Litigation practice group. He joins the firm as a member and will work out of its fast-growing Washington D.C. office.