Virginia Markovich


Virginia (Ginny) Markovich has more than 20 years’ experience litigating subrogation matters. Ginny handles an array of cases, including fire, flood, product defects, and environmental claims. She has mediated and obtained numerous settlements for her clients.

Ginny serves as the coordinator for the subrogation department client webinar program and assists in developing webinars on various subrogation topics. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Cozen O'Connor Women’s Initiative, which is dedicated to the development and enhancement of the firm’s women attorneys. Ginny also serves as the New York office summer associate liaison, managing assignments and providing feedback and guidance throughout the summer. 

Ginny earned her law degree from New York Law School. She received her B.A. in politics from New York University.


Cozen O’Connor Continues Growth of International Subrogation and Recovery Department

November 25, 2013

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its internationally recognized Subrogation & Recovery Department with the recent addition of four attorneys. Lawyers who have joined the firm’s Subrogation & Recovery Department in 2013 include Virginia Markovich, member in the New York office; Philip J. Berens, an associate in Los Angeles; Richard J. Maleski, an associate in the Miami office; and Marie-Pier Nadeau, an associate in the Toronto office.


Federal v. State Court – Which is Best for Your Subro Case? [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

February 10, 2022

Have you ever had a subro attorney tell you that you should file your case in state court versus federal court, or vice versa, and wondered, what’s the difference? Why would I want to be in one court versus another? In this episode of Cozen O’Connor’s Subro on the Go podcast, David Brisco is joined...

Telling Our Stories: The Importance of Photos and Videos in Subrogation [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

October 21, 2021

Every subrogation case is, at its heart, a story about a loss event. As subrogation professionals, we endeavor to tell a story of the loss event and resulting damages in the most effective way possible, using photos and videos as our tools to explain liability and damages issues. Ultimately, we use...

Catch Me If You Can: New York Court Allows For Extension For Service Of Complaint [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

November 11, 2020

The loss involves a property damage subrogation matter arising out of extensive water damage caused by the negligent and careless failure to correct a dangerous defective condition and negligent and improper installation of flashing and roofing membrane on or about September 4, 2017. The water leak...

Federal Court Reaffirms Work v. Non-Work Distinction in AIA Subro Waiver [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

April 28, 2017

In a recent decision issued by the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, Garden City Apartments, LLC v. Xcel Plumbing of New York, Inc. et al., No. 15-cv-1380 Document 84 (E.D.N.Y. 2017), the Court emphasized that a common waiver of subrogation clause does not afford protection...

Is Your Product Really UL Approved? [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

March 28, 2016

In the media news recently there have been a number of reports concerning hoverboard fires which may involve the lithium-ion battery and/or compatibility with the power supply. The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) is investigating the root cause of these incidents. In response to these...

Events & Seminars

Past Events

NASP 2023 Annual Conference

November 05, 2023 - Colorado Springs, CO

NASP: NY Chapter Meeting

April 22, 2015 - Latham, NY

NASP: New York Chapter Meeting

April 30, 2014 - Latham, NY

Industry Sectors


  • New York Law School, J.D., 2003
  • New York University, B.A., 1999
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York