Arthur P. Fritzinger

Member

Recent Publication:

Landmark Supreme Court Case Could Reshape the FCA Scienter Requirement [Alert]

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon clarify the knowledge requirement for False Claims Act (FCA) cases, agreeing to hear two such cases.

Arthur has dedicated his legal career to advising and defending companies and people facing government investigations. Arthur has particular expertise in healthcare fraud, pharmaceutical crimes, false claims act violations, anti-kickback regulations, and fraud in government contracting. He uses that expertise to guide his clients through internal investigations, responses to government inquiries, and civil and criminal enforcement actions. Arthur is a lifelong Philadelphian with deep local knowledge who has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Arthur's experience also includes defending clients against allegations of mail fraud, public corruption, international economic sanctions, insider trading and other securities fraud, tax fraud, and other business frauds.  Arthur has successfully guided his clients through federal and state investigations, internal investigations, traditional criminal proceedings and related civil or administrative enforcement actions. He has also litigated dozens of commercial cases, including shareholder actions, contractual disputes, ownership disputes, fraud claims, consumer protection claims, trade secret actions, and privacy data breaches. Arthur's clients have included organizations such as Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and universities, as well as small business owners, doctors, and executives and directors of publicly traded and private companies and non-profits in the healthcare, defense contracting, and financial services industries.

Arthur graduated from Temple University Beasley School of Law, magna cum laude, and the University of Pennsylvania, cum laude, where he was an offensive lineman on the football team. Arthur joined the firm after clerkships with the Honorable Mitchell S. Goldberg, U.S. District Court Judge and the Honorable David R. Strawbridge, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  

Arthur is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Experience

News

Cozen O'Connor and Pennsylvania Innocence Project Team Up to Clear Innocent Man Imprisoned for Murder

May 21, 2018

Congratulations to Vince McGuinness, Hayes Hunt, Dylan Alper, Calli Padilla, and Art Fritzinger, all of the Philadelphia office, for their successful advocacy for Dontia Patterson who served over a decade in prison for a crime he did not commit.

Cozen O’Connor Promotes 17 Attorneys to Membership

April 03, 2017

The management committee is pleased to welcome a particularly qualified group to membership, composed of outstanding attorneys who have demonstrated remarkable professionalism, leadership, dedication, and loyalty to the firm and the legal community at large.

Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to First Judicial District of Pennsylvania's 2014 Pro Bono Roll of Honor

November 04, 2014

Sixteen Cozen O'Connor attorneys have been named to the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania's 2014 Pro Bono Roll of Honor. Each year, the pro bono committee of the First Judicial Court recognizes attorneys who have provided pro bono services to litigants in the Philadephia Courts. In order to be named to the Roll of Honor, an attorney must practice in Philadelphia County, must have provided services to a client in a case before the FJD, must not be employed by an organization whose primary purpose is the provision of free legal services to the underprivileged, and must have provided legal services with no expectation of receiving a fee.

Publications

Landmark Supreme Court Case Could Reshape the FCA Scienter Requirement [Alert]

January 23, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon clarify the knowledge requirement for False Claims Act (FCA) cases, agreeing to hear two such cases.

Summary and Analysis of Key Provisions of the CARES Act

March 28, 2020

Members of Cozen O'Connor's Coronavirus Task Force provide analysis of the CARES Act and how it will impact small businesses, distressed industries, employers and employees, taxes, and the health care, real estates, and energy industries.

In Same-Sex Marriage Case, Justices Face Complex Social, Legal Issues [The Legal Intelligencer]

June 10, 2015

Stephen Miller and Arthur Fritzinger discuss Obergefell v. Hodges, which the Supreme Court will decide later this month.

A Primer on Joint-Defense Agreements [The Legal Intelligencer]

May 05, 2015

Matthew Glazer and Arthur Fritzinger explain that even the most routine corporate investigation has the potential to develop into a multidefendant case, and it may be important for parties to coordinate their strategies from the beginning through joint-defense agreements.

Reporting and Investigating Potential Employee Wrongdoing [The Legal Intelligencer]

October 22, 2014

In an article published in The Legal Intelligencer, Hayes Hunt, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Commercial Litigation Department, and Arthur Fritzinger, an associate in the Commercial Litigation Department, discuss the importance of having clear policies in place to quickly root out potential wrongdoing and thoroughly investigate issues that arise within the organization. Employee wrongdoing may be unavoidable within a large organization, but every company has the ability to limit its impact.

Education

  • Temple University—James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2007
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Hon. Mitchell S. Goldberg, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Hon. David R. Strawbridge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania