Laura M. Zulick


Laura represents life insurers and annuity issuers in insurance litigation matters across the country. She handles a wide range of cases in federal and state courts concerning claims for death benefit proceeds, policy lapses, beneficiary and payee disputes, alleged misrepresentation and fraud, policy administration issues, policy surrenders, 1035 exchanges, agent/producer liability, and allegations of bad faith. She also assists her clients to respond to consumer complaints submitted to state Departments of Insurance, and with resolving myriad other pre-litigation disputes.

Laura also represents long-term care insurers in claims-related litigation involving issues of fraud,  misstatement of age, alternative care benefits, accelerated death benefits, and other coverage disputes. Laura serves as an officer of the Long Term Care International Forum and helps plan the group’s annual LTCi claims and underwriting focused conference.

Laura’s practice also focuses on regulatory compliance. She provides counsel to the life and LTCi insurance industry regarding benefits administration, policy language, new product development, premium rate increases, and combatting fraud.

Laura earned her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, where she was a member of the Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy and the Rutgers Civil Practice Clinic. While in law school, Laura interned at the Camden County Surrogate's Court and worked part-time at an Am Law 100 law firm.  Prior to law school, Laura worked as a trial team paralegal on pharmaceutical mass tort and employment litigation matters.  Laura earned her undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University.



Cozen O'Connor Promotes 27 to Membership

May 01, 2019

Cozen O'Connor is pleased to recognize 27 attorneys with the promotion to member: Dylan Alper, Philip J. Berens, Alison Weintraub Berson, Evan Berquist, Alexandra Campau, Alissa K. Christopher, Matthew D. Clyde, Rachel Collins Clarke, Michael A. Corgan, Matthew L. Elkin, Nicole M. Ellis, Alex H. Hayden, David S. Huard, Haryle Kaldis, David Kirchblum, Matthew Evan Lewitz, Jesse Ryan Loffler, Samantha L. Mazo, Lindsey A. Miller, Jeffrey M. Monhait, Jonathan Nase, Jacqueline Promislo, Shelby K. Riney, Kelly Shinn, Terri A. Sutton, Daniel P. Thiel, and Laura Zulick.

Cozen O'Connor’s Life Insurance & Annuities Group Named One of the Top Lateral Hires of 2018

March 23, 2019

The Cozen O'Connor Life Insurance and Annuities Group was named by The Legal Intelligencer one of the Top Lateral Hires of 2018 after joining the firm in April 2018.

Cozen O’Connor Expands Commercial Litigation Practice in Philadelphia with Group from Drinker Biddle

April 26, 2018

Cozen O’Connor announced today that three nationally recognized commercial litigators — Michael J. Miller, Gregory J. Star, and Stephen R. Harris — along with 11 others have left Drinker Biddle to join Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation practice


The Latest McHugh Battleground: Class Certification [Alert]

July 13, 2023

In McHugh, the California Supreme Court opened the door to dozens of class action lawsuits against life insurance companies, but recent class certification decisions have favored defendant insurers.

What’s Happening in California After McHugh? [Alert]

April 07, 2022

Michael Miller and Ilya Schwartzburg discuss the state of lapse cases six months after McHugh.

NY DFS’s Regulation 187 – Consumers’ Best Interests [Alert]

January 29, 2020

Mike Miller, Laura Zulick, and Chase Howard discuss how this rule will impact life insurers beginning February 1.

Industry Sectors


  • Rutgers University School of Law - Camden, J.D., 2011
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 2005
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Long Term Care International Forum, Secretary