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What SCOTUS’ Immunity Ruling Means for Trump’s Cases and Future Presidents

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a WLRN article discussing how the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision regarding presidential immunity will impact Donald Trump’s conviction and sentencing in New York.

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Government regulations and oversight present businesses and business leaders with some of the greatest challenges they face, and this challenge is expected to intensify with increasing regulation under the Biden administration. Agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Food and Drug Administration, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and others are expected to issue a slate of new or resurrected regulations that will have sweeping impacts.

The ever-changing political and regulatory environment and the tendency of federal and state agencies to impose more — and more complicated — regulations, leaves decision makers in business guessing and uncertain.  It is a fact of corporate life that organizations must understand, and comply with or challenge when necessary, regulations covering a vast and growing range of topics. Companies need experienced counsel who can advise and litigate when the public policy and business conduct overlap.

Cozen O’Connor has been providing government and regulatory counsel to sophisticated clients for more than 40 years. We represent public and private companies, family businesses, corporate boards and committees, directors and officers, investors and investment funds, nonprofits, and trade associations in a wide range of industries. With more than 850 attorneys in 32 cities on two continents, we routinely handle matters that cross borders and cross legal jurisdictions. Our attorneys are deeply knowledgeable about the regulatory requirements and decision-making processes at the federal, state, and local level.  

We have experience in all major areas of oversight, including antitrust and trade regulation, transportation and logistics, health care, energy and environment, and consumer protection and privacy. Our attorneys have held high level government positions at the state and federal level.  We represent private clients in matters adverse to administrative agencies, in response to congressional inquiries and investigations and provide counsel on regulatory compliance.  In addition, we advise government officials, companies and individuals on government ethics, freedom of information act, lobbying compliance and campaign finance.  

In addition, our government and regulatory lawyers work closely with Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies — a bipartisan government relations firm that advocates for clients before all branches of the federal government and before state decision makers around the country. Our skilled professionals, many of whom are former government officials and campaign veterans, provide legislative and executive branch advocacy, policy analysis, government procurement and funding program assistance, political strategy and crisis management. We help navigate the complex maze of governmental policy, politics, and process, and make sure that our clients’ voices are heard.

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Publications

Sidebar Series: The Trump Jury Instructions [NYLJ]

May 22, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the so-called “trial of the century” of former President Trump.

Sidebar Series: The Trump Gag Order [NYLJ]

May 09, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing Judge Juan Merchan’s second order holding Donald Trump in contempt.

Saving Our Republic [NYLJ]

May 02, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing bar associations and civic groups across the country who are working to preserve our constitutional democracy.

Expect Turbulence Ahead as State AGs and DOT Join Forces to Investigate Airlines and Travel Agencies [Alert]

April 25, 2024

Ann-Marie Luciano, Meghan Stoppel, Jonathon Foglia, and Patrick Rizzi discuss the DOT's recent announcement of an Airline Passenger Protection partnership with State AGs to empower AGs to more effectively investigate complaints and enforce state laws.

Trump on Trial Sidebar: What’s Happening [NYLJ]

April 11, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the salient issues during the trial of Donald Trump.

Voting in New York [New York Law Journal]

March 15, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing two significant voting rights developments in New York.

Credit Card Surcharging Regulatory Changes Create Both Risks and Opportunities for Businesses [Alert]

February 14, 2024

Several states are considering or enacting laws addressing credit card surcharging, with New York and New Jersey offering recent examples and providing clarity for businesses and consumers.

'Speaker Hakeem Jeffries?’ [New York Law Journal]

December 29, 2023

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the court’s decision in Hoffmann v. New York State Independent Redistricting Commission.

California AG’s Consumer Protection Authority Gains New Teeth [Alert]

December 14, 2023

Meghan Stoppel and Keturah Taylor discuss new legislation taking effect on January 1, 2024, in California that will establish a Consumer Fraud Restitution Fund within the state treasury.

2024: Like No Other Presidential Election in Our History [New York Law Journal]

September 07, 2023

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal addressing how the 2024 presidential election is already shaping up to be unlike any other in history.

Mid-Year Round-Up: There Is A Lot Going On [New York Law Journal]

June 23, 2023

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Allen v. Milligan, which affirmed an Alabama district court’s ruling that the state’s congressional lines were an impermissible racial gerrymander.

Philadelphia Municipal Democratic Primary Results [Alert]

May 17, 2023

Joseph Hill & Brianna Westbrooks breakdown the Philadelphia primary results.

If Dianne Feinstein Were President [Just Security]

April 19, 2023

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to Just Security, discussing Dianne Feinstein’s month-long absence from Washington, D.C.

Small Potatoes? Not at All [New York Law Journal]

April 11, 2023

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing Donald Trump’s indictment, which alleges he falsified business records with the intent to conceal campaign finance violations during his presidential campaign.

What Happens When a Senator is Incapacitated? [New York Law Journal]

February 27, 2023

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the political impact of Senator John Fetterman’s hospitalization for depression.

The NY Senate Should Have Voted on Judge LaSalle [New York Law Journal]

January 23, 2023

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the New York State Senate declining to vote on Justice Hector LaSalle’s nomination as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals.

Preventing the Next George Santos [New York Daily News]

January 10, 2023

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Daily News discussing Rep. Ritchie Torres’s effort to introduce legislation requiring congressional candidates to file sworn affidavits attesting to their qualifications and background.

George Santos, Lester Chang and Legislative Exclusion [New York Law Journal]

December 28, 2022

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing George Santos's status in Congress and Lester Chang’s status in the New York State Assembly.

American Democracy Has a Future After All [New York Daily News]

November 18, 2022

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Daily News discussing the history of government officials embracing defeat in elections.

Samuel Tilden’s Plea [New York Law Journal]

October 27, 2022

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the rising number of members in the legal profession who are concerned with the fragility of the rule of law and the norms that sustain it.

USTR Invites Comments in Four Year Review of Section 301 Duties [Alert]

October 19, 2022

USTR is seeking public comments relating to Section 301 duties on Chinese goods. The comment period will end on January 17, 2023.

Section 301 Petition Concerning Mexican Agricultural Products Filed [Alert]

September 15, 2022

On Sept. 8, Florida lawmakers filed a petition with USTR seeking relief for an alleged Mexican export targeting scheme.

Time To Retire ‘First-Past-the-Post’ Elections [New York Law Journal]

September 13, 2022

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the need to reform the electoral system so that elected officials are more representative of the districts they serve.

How To Fix New York’s Elections: Lessons From Ny-10 [New York Daily News]

September 10, 2022

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Daily News discussing the critical takeaways for voting rights advocates from New York’s Congressional primaries.

New York: More Like Alabama Than San Francisco? [New York Law Journal]

June 23, 2022

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the Appellate Division, First Department’s decision that New York State’s Assembly districts are unconstitutional.

New York Election Chaos and the ‘Purcell’ Principle [New York Law Journal]

May 11, 2022

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the New York State Court of Appeals’ decision to invalidate congressional and state senate lines this year in the New York redistricting litigation.

Hop On, Hop Off? Not So Fast! [New York Law Journal]

April 21, 2022

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the need for a streamlined system for how our ballot access rules should work.

In or Out? House Pressures Federal Contractors to Exit Russian Market

April 14, 2022

The House's Federal Contracting for Peace and Security Act would prohibit federal contractors from continuing to do business in the Russian Federation.

Preparing for the Next January 6th [New York Law Journal]

February 25, 2022

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the problems with the procedures to elect the president of the United States.

Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy [New York Law Journal]

February 04, 2022

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal analyzing Unthinkable, a memoir written by Congressman Jamie Raskin.

Fight for NYC’s Right to Rule Itself, Eric [New York Law Journal]

December 30, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing two ways to restructure the New York City government to be less dependent on Albany and more productive in New York City.

Ballot Access and Voter Choice: Alternatives Required [New York Law Journal]

December 17, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing candidates the Board of Elections disqualified because of errors on their cover sheets.

‘Indispensable’ to Preserving Our Constitutional Democracy [New York Law Journal]

October 21, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the significant role lawyers have in preserving our constitutional democracy.

Excessive Judicialization, Extralegal Interventions, and Violent Insurrection: A Snapshot of Our 59th Presidential Election [Fordham Law Review]

September 17, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the Fordham Law Review, discussing issues related to the way we elect the president.

Is Cooperative Federalism Attainable in Cannabis Regulation? AG Weiser Seems to Think So [Alert]

September 01, 2021

Mira Baylson, Meghan Stoppel, and Gianna Puccinelli discuss Colorado State AG's letter to Congress regarding national cannabis reform and the recently proposed legislation, and how states and the federal government have worked together in the past to enact legislation and regulations.

Impeachment: The New York Version [New York Law Journal]

August 26, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the issues with New York’s impeachment procedure.

A Power No Governor Should Have [New York Daily News]

August 24, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Daily News discussing the process for Governor Kathy Hochul’s appointment of New York’s 64th lieutenant governor.

We Warned in March 2019 of a Coup Attempt If Trump Lost the 2020 Election. We Were Right [USA Today]

August 02, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to USA Today discussing Donald Trump’s pressure campaign to declare the 2020 election corrupt.

What Does it Mean to be a Socialist in 2021? [Queens Daily Eagle]

July 22, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the Queens Daily Eagle discussing the self-described socialists in the State Legislature and the New York City Council.

Our Miserable Board of Elections [New York Daily News]

July 01, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Daily News discussing the sample ballots the New York Board of Elections included in their numbers for the Mayoral race.

Are Certain Candidates Beyond Redemption? [New York Law Journal]

June 24, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing a City Charter amendment that disqualifies certain felons from running or holding office in New York City.

The Ranked-Choice Difference: What New Yorkers Should Look For When They Vote in This Month’s Primary [New York Daily News]

June 02, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Daily News discussing the ranked-choice voting process.

Corporations, Fight Voting Curbs: Press Statements And Symbolic Periodic Boycotts Aren’t Good Enough [New York Daily News]

May 14, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Daily News discussing business leaders' responses to restrictive voting laws nationwide.

CBD Advertising Proceed with Caution to Avoid Confusion, Stay Out of State AG Crosshairs

April 29, 2021

State AG Group members, Meghan Stoppel and Mira Baylson penned an article for Cannabis Business Executive on the real threat of regulatory scrutiny and the importance of a carefully crafted marketing campaign for companies manufacturing and selling CBD.

New York Still Needs More Reform [New York Law Journal]

April 22, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing how New York is tackling voting rights.

Protecting the Right to Vote [New York Law Journal]

February 25, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing several bills in Congress that would make voting more accessible.

Party Switchers Welcome; Invaders Not [New York Daily News]

February 08, 2021

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Daily News discussing a New York start-up group urging Republications to become Democrats to nominate a candidate in June’s Democratic primary for mayor.

Trump Can Be the Greatest Loser [New York Daily News]

November 26, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Daily News discussing whether former President Trump will concede that he lost in the 2020 Presidential Election.

2020 Election Sidebar: No Winner in a State? What Then? [New York Law Journal]

October 26, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the latest legal issues concerning mail-in ballots in the presidential election.

Please Don’t Tell Kamala I’m With Her. I Wouldn’t Want to Jinx the Race [Los Angeles Times]

October 22, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the Los Angeles Times discussing his experience supporting presidential candidates.

Demand Respect for Results [Albany Times Union]

October 05, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the Albany Times Union discussing President Trump’s refusal to agree to a peaceful transition of power if he loses the 2020 election.

Protecting the Right to Vote: The Assault on the Franchise Continues [New York Law Journal]

September 01, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the ongoing battle to protect your right to vote.

Trump’s Tweets Are Hollow, but Frank Underwood-Style Voter Suppression Is a Real Election Day Threat [Daily Eagle]

August 11, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the Daily Eagle discussing President Trump’s diversions to disrupt the 2020 presidential election.

Before John Lewis, Was the Bold Life and Unjust Death of Maceo Snipes [USA Today]

July 31, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to USA Today discussing Maceo Snipes’s death and the impact he had on voting rights.

2020 Election Sidebar: Still No Plan for a Smooth Election [New York Law Journal]

July 01, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the need to develop contingency plans for voting during natural disasters or health crises.

Send Every N.Y. Voter a Ballot [New York Daily News]

June 29, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Daily News discussing Governor Cuomo’s executive order permitting all New Yorkers to vote by mail in the primary elections.

Binding Electoral Votes: A Bad Idea for New York [New York Law Journal]

June 17, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing William Josephson’s recent essay criticizing the current New York State Senate bill that would bind presidential electors to cast their votes for the winner of the popular vote.

New York Elections During the Pandemic [New York Law Journal]

June 17, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive orders to postpone the presidential primary and streamline the voting process during the pandemic.

2020 Election Sidebar: No Voters Need Apply? [New York Law Journal]

May 26, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing a U.S. constitutional provision that refers to state legislature’s authority to decide who picks presidential electors.

2020 Election Sidebar: Can the Election Be Postponed? [New York Law Journal]

April 28, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing whether President Trump can delay the 2020 Presidential Election.

Tornadoes, Coronavirus and the 2020 Elections [New York Law Journal]

March 10, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing a devastating tornado in Tennessee that sent election regulators scrambling as to how to conduct the state’s voting.

Impeachment Sidebar: The Senate Trial [New York Law Journal]

January 27, 2020

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing why the Senate was selected to try an impeached public official.

Partisan Gerrymandering—A Continuing Threat [New York Law Journal]

December 26, 2019

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing partisan gerrymandering of electoral districts, which has infected American elections since the beginning of the republic.

Impeachment Sidebar: High Crimes and Misdemeanors [New York Law Journal]

December 20, 2019

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing President Trump’s impeachment.

Impeachment Sidebar: Bribery [New York Law Journal]

December 03, 2019

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s fact-finding report for President Trump’s impeachment inquiry.

Impeachment Sidebar: Historical Context [New York Law Journal]

November 13, 2019

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the history of the impeachment process.

Summer 2019 Election Law Round-Up [New York Law Journal]

August 28, 2019

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing several of the latest rulings by New York courts concerning limitations on the public’s involvement in elections.

New York’s Arcane Election Laws Continue to Suppress Voters [New York Law Journal]

August 27, 2019

Jerry Goldfeder contributed an article to the New York Law Journal discussing the ballot issues in the recent Queens County district attorney race, which took 43 days to settle.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

MARAD, Grants Discussion

June 11, 2024 - Miami, FL

2024 Election Update with Steve Kornacki

April 03, 2024 - New York, NY

Gerrymandering, Race and Inequality

October 27, 2022 - Webinar

Election Interference

April 28, 2022 - Webinar

Protecting Our Constitutional Democracy

December 15, 2021 - Webinar

Protecting the Ballot: Election Law and Voter Access

October 20, 2021 - New York, New York

Reforming The Electoral College

December 09, 2020 - Webinar

2020 Electoral Activism Training Academy

September 26, 2020 - Webinar

In The News

What SCOTUS’ Immunity Ruling Means for Trump’s Cases and Future Presidents

July 02, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a WLRN article discussing how the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision regarding presidential immunity will impact Donald Trump’s conviction and sentencing in New York.

31 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

June 11, 2024

Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5 percent of attorneys are named Super Lawyers; only 2.5 percent of attorneys are listed as Rising Stars.

Jerry Goldfeder Analyzes Donald Trump’s Reaction to His Conviction on 1010WINS

May 31, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was a guest on 1010WINS to discuss Donald Trump’s reaction to his criminal hush money trial conviction.

Jerry Goldfeder Discusses Donald Trump’s Conviction on 1010WINS

May 31, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was a guest on 1010WINS to discuss Donald Trump’s felony conviction.

Trump Was Found Guilty of Crimes in New York. Can He Still Vote in Florida?

May 30, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a Yahoo News article discussing how an appeal to Donald Trump’s conviction will impact his voting status in his home state.

Jury Deliberations Begin in Trump Hush Money Trial

May 29, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was a guest on WBUR Here and Now to discuss how the jury might weigh the evidence presented in former President Donald Trump’s hush money trial.

Prosecution, Defense Deliver Closing Arguments in Trump Hush Money Trial

May 28, 2024

In a video interview with Spectrum News, Jerry Goldfeder discusses how critical the closing arguments are in Donald Trump’s trial.

Prosecution Delivers Closing Argument in Trump’s Historic Criminal Hush Money Trial

May 28, 2024

In a video interview with ABC News Live, Jerry Goldfeder discusses the prosecution’s closing argument in Donald Trump’s trial.

Cross-Examination of Michael Cohen Underway

May 20, 2024

In a video interview with ABC News Live, Jerry Goldfeder discusses the defense’s strategy to discredit Michael Cohen in the Donald Trump trial.

RFK Jr. May Face Legal Trouble After Listing Westchester Home as Residence Without Actually Living There: Experts

May 20, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a New York Post article discussing Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s claim to residency in New York despite not owning the property and rarely visiting the address.

A Trump Conviction Depends on Proving More Than a Hush-Money Coverup

May 19, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article discussing whether Donald Trump knew that Michael Cohen’s payment to Stormy Daniels violated the Federal Election Campaign Act.

Michael Cohen Testifies for Second Day in Trump Criminal Hush Money Trial

May 14, 2024

In a video interview with Spectrum News, Jerry Goldfeder discusses Michael Cohen’s testimony in Donald Trump’s trial.

Trump's Defense Team Cross-Examines Michael Cohen

May 14, 2024

In a video interview with ABC News, Jerry Goldfeder discusses the prosecution's case so far in Donald Trump’s trial.

Court Wraps For the Week in FMR. Pres. Trump’s Historic Criminal Hush Money Trial in NYC

May 10, 2024

In a video interview with ABC News, Jerry Goldfeder discusses the judge’s gag order warning to Michael Cohen in Donald Trump’s trial.

Stormy Daniels Testifying Again in Hush Money Case

May 09, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was a guest on ABC News to discuss what he will be listening for as the defense questions Stormy Daniels.

Stormy Daniels Describes Alleged Sexual Encounter With Trump

May 07, 2024

In a video interview with ABC News, Jerry Goldfeder analyzes the Trump trial and Stormy Daniels’s testimony.

Former Longtime Trump Organization Controller Delivers Crucial Testimony

May 06, 2024

In a video interview with ABC News, Jerry Goldfeder discusses Jeffrey McConney’s testimony in Donald Trump’s trial.

Trump’s Hush Money Trial Resumes

May 06, 2024

In a video interview with Spectrum News, Jerry Goldfeder discusses the narrative the prosecution is trying to prove to the jurors.

Hope Hicks Testifies at Trump Hush Money Trial

May 03, 2024

In a video interview with ABC News, Jerry Goldfeder discusses Trump’s reaction to Hope Hick’s testimony.

Michael Cohen’s Banker Testifies in Trump Trial

April 30, 2024

In a video interview with CNN, Jerry Goldfeder discusses the testimony of Michael Cohen’s banker.

Old, Unused, and ‘Twisty’ — Meet the Obscure NY Election-Conspiracy Law That Just Might Get Trump Convicted

April 27, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a Business Insider article discussing whether prosecutors have to prove Trump is guilty of violating FECA, state tax law, and falsifying business records.

Donald Trump Says Legal Case 'Fallen Apart'

April 26, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a Newsweek article discussing David Pecker’s testimony in Donald Trump’s trial.

Day 4 of Witness Testimonies Underway in Trump’s Hush Money Trial

April 26, 2024

In a video interview with ABC News, Jerry Goldfeder discusses David Pecker's testimony, which puts Trump at the center of the catch-and-kill scheme to unlawfully interfere with the election.

Veteran Attorney Jerry Goldfeder Discusses Trump’s Mounting Legal Troubles

April 25, 2024

In a video interview with Spectrum News, Jerry Goldfeder breaks down the evidence against Donald Trump.

Eleven Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

April 22, 2024

Seven attorneys were recognized as Super Lawyers and four were named Rising Stars, a list that recognizes attorneys under the age of 40.

Former National Enquirer Publisher Takes The Stand In Hush Money Trial

April 22, 2024

In a video interview with ABC News, Jerry Goldfeder discusses how the defense tried to portray Donald Trump as just an ordinary man, husband, and father.

All Jurors Seated For Trump Hush Money Trial

April 19, 2024

In a video interview with ABC News, Jerry Goldfeder discusses the intent of the judge in Donald Trump’s trial to keep the jurors free from Trump's attack or intimidation.

Twelve Jurors And One Alternate Selected In Trump’s NYC Criminal Hush Money Trial

April 18, 2024

In a video interview with ABC News, Jerry Goldfeder discusses the skepticism over the ability to seat an impartial jury in Donald Trump’s trial.

Objection Alleges Nearly 30,000 Petition Signatures From Us Senate Candidate Are Invalid

April 16, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a WBNG article discussing the objections to petitions filed by Khaled Salem, alleging that the signatures required to gain ballot access are invalid.

What to Expect When Trump’s 1st Criminal Trial Begins Monday

April 15, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was a guest on PBS News Hour to discuss how the media has presented Donald Trump’s criminal trial.

Litigation Abound Challenging NY Law That Puts County Elections in Even-Numbered Years

April 15, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a New York Law Journal article discussing the lawsuits in New York trial courts challenging a recent law that will change town and county elections to coincide with federal and state elective offices.

Jerry Goldfeder was a Guest on ABC7

April 05, 2024

In a video interview with ABC7, Jerry Goldfeder discusses the NYPD Chief of Patrol’s tweets suggesting voting out an elected official from his official department account.

What’s Next For Trump? Ex-president Has 10 Days to Post Reduced $175m Bond as He Appeals Fraud Judgment

March 28, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a New York Post Article discussing the First Department’s decision to reduce Donald Trump’s bond.

Kenneth Fisher and Jerry Goldfeder Named in City & State New York’s 2024 Trailblazers in Law

March 26, 2024

Kenneth Fisher, a member of the firm’s Business Law Department, and Jerry Goldfeder, a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, have been named to City & State New York’s 2024 Trailblazers in Law list.

NY Gov. Approves Bill Directing Redistricting Suits to NY's Major Metropolitan Courts

March 05, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a New York Law Journal article discussing an amended bill that Governor Kathy Hochul signed, which limits New Yorkers to filing redistricting lawsuits in Manhattan and Albany, Westchester, and Erie counties.

Election Attorney Discusses Federal Appeals Court Denying Trump Immunity

February 08, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was a guest on Spectrum News NY1 to discuss if Trump is eligible to run for president due to his conduct surrounding the January 6 insurrection.

How We Can Get Rid of Trump and Biden

January 31, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was a guest on The Middle – Unplugged with Anthony Weiner podcast to discuss how a candidate can be replaced on the ballot.

Secretive Court Fight Roiling New York’s Democratic Socialists

January 30, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a New York Times Article discussing the failure to file the authorizations that D.S.A. for the Many needed to raise and spend candidate funds in the 2022 elections.

This Jan. 6, NY Democrats Are Vocal About Removing Trump From the Ballot, but Decision Remains With the BOE

January 09, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a City & State New York article discussing the process for the New York State Board of Elections to remove Trump from the ballot.

Majority of NYC Council Members, All Democrats, Say Trump Shouldn’t Be On the NY Ballot

January 05, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a Gothamist article discussing the New York City council members’ letter to the state Board of Elections to withhold Donald J. Trump’s name from the state’s 2024 presidential primary and general election ballots.

New York Lawmakers Want Trump off the Ballot

January 04, 2024

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in a Spectrum News article discussing New York State Legislature and City Council members urging the State Board of Elections to disqualify Donald Trump from the primary ballot.

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Trump Ineligible to be President For Insurrection

January 04, 2024

In a video interview with Spectrum News, Jerry Goldfeder discusses the Colorado Supreme Court ruling that decided Trump is ineligible to be president because of his role in the insurrection.

Long-Shot Candidates Battle to Get on State Ballots

December 18, 2023

Jerry Goldfeder was quoted in an article published by The Hill, discussing the hurdles for several outsider presidential candidates working to secure spots on various state ballots for the upcoming election.

Super Lawyers Recognizes 27 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys in New York

September 22, 2023

Thirteen attorneys were recognized as Super Lawyers and 14 were named “Rising Stars.”

Cozen O’Connor Adds Litigator Charles A. Zdebski to Energy & Utility Practice

September 21, 2023

Veteran regulatory lawyer and litigator Charles A. Zdebski has joined the firm's Washington, D.C. Office.

Best Lawyers Honors More Than 200 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys to its Best Lawyers in America 2024 Edition

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.

14 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named 2023 D.C. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

May 30, 2023

Super Lawyers has named 14 Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its 2023 Washington D.C. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Dianne Feinstein and Senatorial Power

April 26, 2023

Jerry Goldfeder a guest on The Takeaway Podcast to discuss Dianne Feinstein’s absence from the Senate.

Cozen O’Connor’s State Attorneys General Group Continues its Buildout, Landing Former Virginia Deputy Attorney General Stephen Cobb

March 08, 2023

A highly accomplished first-chair litigator, Cobb joins the firm as a member and will work out of its Washington, D.C., office.

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Welcomes Former Congressman Rodney Davis as Managing Director

January 11, 2023

The Honorable Rodney Davis, formerly a five-term congressman representing Illinois’ 13th District, has joined the firm as a Managing Director.

Cozen O’Connor Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in 30 Practice Areas Nationwide, 115 Practice Areas Regionally

November 30, 2022

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Cozen O’Connor as a “Best Law Firm” in 30 practice areas nationwide and 115 practice areas regionally.

21 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 03, 2022

Super Lawyers has named 21 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

More Than 200 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch

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.

13 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named 2022 D.C. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

July 12, 2022

Super Lawyers has named 13 Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its 2022 Washington D.C. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

49 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

June 01, 2022

Super Lawyers has selected 49 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to the 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Jerry Goldfeder: Renowned Election Law Attorney

January 27, 2022

Jerry Goldfeder was a guest on the Two Lawyers Walk Into a Bar podcast to discuss the formative experiences in his life that impacted his career.

Cozen O’Connor Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in 29 Practice Areas Nationwide, 121 Practice Areas Regionally

November 04, 2021

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Cozen O’Connor as a “Best Law Firm” in 29 practice areas nationwide and 121 practice areas regionally.

More Than 205 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

August 19, 2021

Best Lawyers selected 210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Cozen O’Connor Enhances its Aviation Practice with the Addition of Jonathon Foglia

June 01, 2021

He brings extensive experience counseling aviation industry clients on a wide range of regulatory and commercial matters.

82 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 19 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2021 Guide

May 26, 2021

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, has ranked 82 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the guide’s 2021 edition; of those, 15 lawyers have been recognized nationally.

200 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

August 20, 2020

Best Lawyers selected 200 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© (Copyright 2020 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Cozen O’Connor Recognized As a Best Law Firm in 24 Practice Areas Nationwide, 106 Practice Areas Regionally

November 05, 2019

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer review from leading attorneys in their field.

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Continues its National Expansion, Adding John F. Dunn, Darren Collier, and Patrick L. Carey to Growing City of Chicago and State of Illinois Practice

September 04, 2019

Cozen O’Connor cements its top-tier lobbying presence in three of the largest cities in the United States — Chicago, Philadelphia, and New York — and the corresponding state capitals.

Six Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named 2020 “Lawyers of the Year” By Best Lawyers in America

August 28, 2019

Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that six of the firm’s lawyers have been recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective practices by Best Lawyers in America.

138 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

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.

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31 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

June 11, 2024

Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5 percent of attorneys are named Super Lawyers; only 2.5 percent of attorneys are listed as Rising Stars.

Best Lawyers Honors More Than 200 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys to its Best Lawyers in America 2024 Edition

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.

Cozen O’Connor Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in 30 Practice Areas Nationwide, 115 Practice Areas Regionally

November 30, 2022

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Cozen O’Connor as a “Best Law Firm” in 30 practice areas nationwide and 115 practice areas regionally.

21 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Recognized as New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 03, 2022

Super Lawyers has named 21 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

13 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named 2022 D.C. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

July 12, 2022

Super Lawyers has named 13 Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its 2022 Washington D.C. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

49 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

June 01, 2022

Super Lawyers has selected 49 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to the 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Cozen O’Connor Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in 29 Practice Areas Nationwide, 121 Practice Areas Regionally

November 04, 2021

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Cozen O’Connor as a “Best Law Firm” in 29 practice areas nationwide and 121 practice areas regionally.

More Than 205 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

August 19, 2021

Best Lawyers selected 210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

82 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 19 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2021 Guide

May 26, 2021

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, has ranked 82 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the guide’s 2021 edition; of those, 15 lawyers have been recognized nationally.

200 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

August 20, 2020

Best Lawyers selected 200 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© (Copyright 2020 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Cozen O’Connor Recognized As a Best Law Firm in 24 Practice Areas Nationwide, 106 Practice Areas Regionally

November 05, 2019

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer review from leading attorneys in their field.

Six Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named 2020 “Lawyers of the Year” By Best Lawyers in America

August 28, 2019

Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that six of the firm’s lawyers have been recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective practices by Best Lawyers in America.

138 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

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.

125 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 22, 2018

One hundred twenty-five Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 20 of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

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