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Cozen O'Connor

  • Designation: Philadelphia
  • Head Count: 502
  • Gross Revenues: $313,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $625,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $740,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Cozen O'Connor is a Philadelphia-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Cozen O'Connor has 502 attorneys and is the 81st largest firm in the United States.  With $313,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 103rd on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KS, MN, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, PA, SC, TX and WA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 103 0 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 85 -6 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 122 -22 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 170 20 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 3 6 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 26 -22 Summer programs

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Overtime Proposal Could Shift Wage Litigation

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : June 30, 2015

Employment lawyers say Obama's proposal could lead to fewer misclassification suits, it could also spur more off-the-clock claims.

Merger Mania in Chicago

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : June 18, 2015

So far this year, four Am Law 200 firms have picked up smaller shops in the Windy City.

Lawyer-Politician Bolting Cozen for Camden 'Renaissance'

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : June 17, 2015

Jeffrey Nash, a lawyer and longtime public official in South Jersey, is slated to leave the law firm where he's spent nearly three decades in order to launch a solo practice in Camden.

People in the News - June 16, 2015 - Volpe and Koenig IPromise Fund

: The Legal Intelligencer : June 16, 2015

Post & Schell added Patrick C. Lamb as principal, and Drew L. Mallick as an associate, in its casualty litigation department.

Nonequity Departures Driving Declines in Pa. Head Count

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 16, 2015

Attorney head count among Pennsylvania's largest firms has fluctuated in the first six months of the year from as much as a 9.3 percent increase to an 11.2 percent decline, according to a review of statistics tracked by ALM's RivalEdge.

Subpoena of Cosby Settlement Put on Hold

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : June 15, 2015

It will not be known whether three women suing Bill Cosby for defamation can obtain information about the comedian's confidential 2006 settlement until a judge decides whether the case should be dismissed.

YouTube Defeats Music Producer's Take-Down Suit

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : June 11, 2015

Judge Samuel Conti concluded the company's terms of service allowed it to remove "Luv Ya" by the Rasta Rock Opera.

In Same-Sex Marriage Case, Justices Face Complex Social, Legal Issues

Stephen A. Miller and Arthur P. Fritzinger : The Legal Intelligencer : June 10, 2015

Later this month, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on the constitutionality of state laws prohibiting same-sex marriage. The consolidated action, captioned as , Docket No. 14-556, has sparked widespread media attention, protests, and the filing of 126 amicus curiae briefs. The court will address two questions: (1) whether state laws prohibiting same-sex marriage violate the equal protection or due process clauses of the 14th Amendment; and (2) whether states have the power to refuse to recognize same-sex marriages lawfully performed in other states.

Pa. Firms Rank High for Head Count Shifts in Both Directions

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 10, 2015

Mergers and group departures had significant impacts on Pennsylvania firms' head count numbers—in both growth and decline—in 2014, according to data reported by Legal affiliate The National Law Journal.

Section 220 Demand Doesn't Extend to Non-employee Directors' Private Email

Barry M. Klayman and Mark E. Felger : Delaware Business Court Insider : June 10, 2015

In220 Litigation, C.A. No. 9039-VCP (Del. Ch. April 30, 2015), Vice Chancellor Donald F. Parsons Jr. held the defendant corporation in a books-and-records action under 8 Del. C. Section 220 did not have to search its non-employee directors' personal email accounts for documents.

Pressure to Build Books Faces GCs Returning to Law Firms

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 08, 2015

As business consolidation has increased along with economic improvement, there have been more senior-level in-house counsel looking for new positions and that typically means a stop, for however long a time, in law firms.

After a Year of Departures, Firm Suffers Gut Punch

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015

Dickstein Shapiro's head count was down more than 21 percent. Then, a key player was indicted.

On The Move: Rafael Perez Joins Connell Foley

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 05, 2015

Connell Foley in Roseland brings on board veteran public finance attorney Rafael Perez.

American Realty Capital Properties Ex-GC Rejoins Duane Morris

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 05, 2015

Richard Silfen has left his role as general counsel at the embattled American Realty Capital Properties to rejoin his former firm, Duane Morris.

People in the News - June 4, 2015 - Cordell & Cordell Hires Collins

: The Legal Intelligencer : June 04, 2015

Cordell & Cordell hired associate attorney Jaimie Collins in its Philadelphia office.

In Pennsylvania Firms, Rankings Show Minority Attorneys Underrepresented

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 04, 2015

Only two of the 17 Pennsylvania-based law firms included in Legal affiliate The American Lawyer's rankings of firms based on minority attorneys came in above the national average of 14.4 percent and none could be found in the top 50 of the rankings.

Cosby Seeks to Prevent Disclosure of 2006 Settlement

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : June 04, 2015

As he faces a lawsuit by three women in Massachusetts federal court, Bill Cosby has filed a motion to prevent disclosure of information from his 2006 settlement in a Pennsylvania federal court with a plaintiff who alleged the comedian assaulted her.

Common Law Firm Marketing Mistakes

Gina F. Rubel : The Legal Intelligencer : June 02, 2015

Many would agree with Benjamin Franklin that silence is a virtue. However, I have never been known for keeping quiet. I recently received a magazine from a legal publisher and found so many law firm marketing mistakes and faux pas that my head began to spin.

Attorneys Say AG Work Lags in Pennsylvania

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : June 02, 2015

With several national law firms recently adding attorneys focused on advocating with state attorneys general on behalf of their clients, AG-based practices appear on the rise. But this might not be the case in Pennsylvania.

Dropping the F-Bomb on the Boss

Jenna Greene : Corporate Counsel : June 01, 2015

The NLRB says that in this case, it's fine, because it's protected speech.

Civil Actions

: The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015

Cases recently filed in the Washington-area district courts.

3rd DCA Sends Dispute Between Real Estate Giants Back to New York

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : June 01, 2015

Following a brief detour through the Florida courts system, a dispute between two giants of South Florida real estate over an affordable housing project in New York City appears headed back north for abritration.

Female Equity Partner Numbers Lag in Pa. for All but a Few

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 01, 2015

The percentages of female equity partners within Pennsylvania's largest law firms largely place in the bottom third of the national rankings, with a few shining examples of area firms that are outperforming their counterparts when it comes to promoting women.

Risperdal Accords Don't Mean Swift End to Litigation

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : June 01, 2015

After settlement of the third case to head to the courtroom in Philadelphia's Risperdal mass tort, the lead trial attorney for the plaintiffs said it is too soon to expect a global resolution of the litigation.

Pa. Am Law 200 Firms Show Slow, Steady Climb

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 29, 2015

The five Pennsylvania law firms on the Am Law 200 all held steady or showed modest movement up the rankings of the second hundred largest grossing law firms, according to data released Thursday by Legal affiliate The American Lawyer.

The Am Law 200 Second Hundred: The Financial Report

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

The group showed improvement, but its results lagged behind The Am Law 100's.

Phila. Bar 5K Event Brings Out Judges, Children and Lawyers

Manny D. Pokotilow : The Legal Intelligencer : May 27, 2015

On May 17, the 36th annual Philadelphia Bar Association 5K Run/Walk benefiting the Support Center for Child Advocates was held at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Approximately 1,200 people participated in the 5K Run/Walk, the 1 Mile Dash, the Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Kids' Dash and the Caesar Rivise Team Competition.

Unions, Lawyers Among Top Spenders in Big-Money Primary

Lizzy McLellan and Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : May 19, 2015

In what is shaping up to be the most expensive Pennsylvania Supreme Court race in history, the largest donations have come from lawyers, unions and lawyer-funded political action committees.

INADMISSIBLE: Justice Dept. Loses Laptop Search Dispute

: The National Law Journal : May 18, 2015

Federal agents do not have unlimited power to search laptops and other electronic devices without a warrant at the border, including airports, a federal judge in Washington has ruled. Plus more in this week's column.

Supreme Court Weighs Hotel Owners' Right to 'Tranquility'

Stephen A. Miller and Diana Lin : The Legal Intelligencer : May 14, 2015

Justice Antonin Scalia succinctly summarized the plaintiffs' position during a recent oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in , No. 13-1175: "You can't see my register. It's dear to me."