Cozen O’Connor: Bloch, Sandra A.

Sandra A. Bloch

General Counsel

Philadelphia

(215) 665-2722

(215) 701-2422

Sandra focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, financings, and commercial contracts, including executive employment agreements.

Sandra has a comprehensive background resulting from 35 years of experience in the general representation of businesses, both public and privately owned. In addition to representing U.S. individuals and companies, she represents a number of clients based in the United Kingdom in their U.S. business activities. Although she has represented buyers and sellers in billion dollar transactions, Sandra also provides general legal advice to companies ranging from startup ventures to established concerns. Sandra's mergers and acquisition work involves representing companies in various industries, including market research, health care, natural resources, retail, and manufacturing.

Sandra's corporate finance work has included representing borrowers/issuers in privately placed and publicly offered debt and equity securities transactions as well as traditional debt financing from institutions.

Sandra has represented a number of C-suite executives in the negotiation of employment agreements and related arrangements.

Sandra served as a member of the board of directors of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Philadelphia, Inc., from 1987 through 1999, serving as its president from 1993 through 1994 and as its chair from 1994 through 1996.

Sandra received her undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester, summa cum laude, in 1975 and her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania, cum laude, in 1978. Sandra was an editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Order of the Coif. 

Experience

News

Cozen O’Connor Names Sandra A. Bloch as Firm General Counsel

December 17, 2012

Cozen O’Connor's board of directors elected Sandra A. Bloch as the firm’s new general counsel. A member of Cozen O’Connor since 1995, Ms. Bloch will continue her corporate law practice in addition to taking on her new role as firm general counsel.

Publications

Spring 2009 [Business Law Observer]

May 01, 2009

Spring 2009 - Business Law Observer - The Spring edition addresses many issues raised by the unprecedented economic troubles. Our articles touch upon banking relations, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, opportunities for businesses and non-profits created by the Act, and other important topics. While merger activity has slowed considerably,
nevertheless, as our economy recovers, we offer a primer on compliance with FTC rules as merger transactions increase.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Small Business Solutions Forum Breakfast

October 22, 2009 - Philadelphia, PA

Industry Sectors

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1978
  • University of Rochester, B.A., summa cum laude, 1975
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association