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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

In the News

Judge Eliminates Claims Against Saudi Arabia in 9/11 Case

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : October 01, 2015

Finding a lack of plausible allegations, Southern District Judge George Daniels has thrown out claims by family members of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks seeking to hold Saudi Arabia liable for assisting the hijackers, out of whom 15 of 19 were Saudi citizens.

Kyle Vos Strache

: The Legal Intelligencer : September 29, 2015

Pa. Law Weekly - People in the News - September 29, 2015 - Aronson Joins Lawyers' Trust Accounts Board

: The Legal Intelligencer : September 29, 2015

Willig, Williams & Davidson partner Irwin W. Aronson, of the firm's Harrisburg office, was appointed to chair the Pennsylvania Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts board.

Day After Pope's Visit a 'Nonevent' for Many Firms

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : September 29, 2015

Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia this past weekend meant law firm closures and, for some, more hype than proved necessary.

In-House Counsel, Firms, HAP Work to Help Homeless

Marsha Cohen : The Legal Intelligencer : September 28, 2015

Since its founding in 1990, the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) has partnered with area law firms and law schools from around Philadelphia to conduct legal clinics in shelters, soup kitchens, transitional housing facilities and drop-in day sites located in neighborhoods throughout the city.

First-Year Hiring in Pa. Offices Plummets, Salaries Rise

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : September 22, 2015

First-year associate class sizes shrunk across the firmwide offices of many Pennsylvania firms, which also reported a sharp dive in the number of first-years hired within the state, according to results from The Legal's First-Year Associates Survey.

Movers: A Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : September 21, 2015

Lateral moves in this week's column.

Suits & Deals: Wrongful Birth Case Resolved by $7.5M Settlement in Bergen County

— By Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : September 18, 2015

A 6-year-old Lodi girl born with birth defects and her parents will receive $7.5 million in their suit, Marzocca v. Aboody, as compensation for permanent injuries allegedly caused by the failure of a doctor and an ultrasound technician to properly interpret ultrasound results.

Preservation Readiness: A Journey, Not a Destination

Chris DiMarco : Legaltech News : September 18, 2015

Technological evolution and interdepartmental cooperation demand that preservation policies are in a state of constant growth.

US Attorney Seeks to Halt Bridgegate Civil Litigation

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

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman's office has asked a federal judge overseeing civil litigation stemming from the Bridgegate scandal to postpone the matter pending criminal prosecutions—in part by arguing that the civil litigants, as well as the court, stand to benefit.

Firms Still Weighing Whether to Close Monday After Papal Visit

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : September 17, 2015

With less than a week before the World Meeting of Families kicks off the pope's visit to Philadelphia, law firms are still making decisions on whether and when to close down in a Center City that will largely be barricaded from Sept. 25-28.

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: Daily Report : September 16, 2015

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Movers: A National Roundup of Laterals and New Arrivals

: The National Law Journal : September 14, 2015

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Subpoena Seeking Cosby Settlement Info Quashed

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : September 10, 2015

A Pennsylvania federal judge has granted Bill Cosby's motion to quash a subpoena seeking information about his 2006 confidential settlement with a sexual assault accuser, Andrea Constand, but said the order should not affect future discovery in an ongoing Massachusetts case against the comedian.

Advancement Claims Not Entitled to Priority in LLC Receivership

Barry M. Klayman and Mark E. Felger : Delaware Business Court Insider : September 09, 2015

Do the advancement rights of directors and officers have priority over the rights of creditors to the assets of a limited liability company in receivership?

Morale Rises as Firms Give Associates a Voice, Technology

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : September 08, 2015

The majority of Pennsylvania law firms on this year's rankings of associate satisfaction by Legal affiliate The American Lawyer saw strong improvement, thanks in large part to both investments in technology and paying closer attention to what the associate committees had to say.

Discovery of Cosby Deposition Release, Defense Sanctions Denied

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : September 08, 2015

A federal judge has denied motions from both plaintiff and defendant over the release of the transcript from a 2005 deposition of Bill Cosby in a sexual-assault lawsuit against him.

INADMISSIBLE: Wiley Rein Denied $2M in Fees in VRA Case

: The National Law Journal : September 07, 2015

Wiley Rein lawyers who successfully challenged a section of the Voting Rights Act in the U.S. Supreme Court are not entitled to collect $2 million in legal fees from the government, a federal appeals court in Washington ruled on Sept. 1. Plus more in this week's column.

People in the News - Sept. 2, 2015 - Vander Wielen Joins Capehart Scatchard

: The Legal Intelligencer : September 02, 2015

Samantha J. Vander Wielen joined Capehart Scatchard's litigation department as an associate in the Mount Laurel, New Jersey, office.

Best Law Firm Corporate Practices

: The Legal Intelligencer : September 01, 2015

The Best Law Firm Corporate Practices supplement includes profiles of all the firms being honored for their outstanding corporate work, including a general category and five specialty practice area categories.

Cozen Has Quickly Grown a Successful IP Practice

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : September 01, 2015

In a little more than 10 years, Cozen O'Connor's intellectual property practice has grown from nothing into a force of nearly 40 attorneys who protect the brands of major companies across a wide variety of industries.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : August 31, 2015

Lowenstein Sandler, Otterbourg, Fox Rothschild, Cozen O'Connor, Mayer Brown and JAMS all announce new additions, while Andrews Kurth has elected three partners to its principal governance body.

First-Year Salaries Hit $160K Mark at More Pa. Firms

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 28, 2015

The average starting pay for first-year associates in Pennsylvania will be noticeably higher for this fall's class, with several firms increasing pay to $160,000 or just below, according to the National Association for Law Placement and data submitted by the firms.

Advice to Firm Leaders: Mind Your Tech

Kim Kleman, editor-in-chief : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

Your associates, clients and even legal pioneers are telling you: Employing the best technologies needs to be top of mind.

Midlevel Associates, In Demand and Loving It

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

Most respondents said they were billing more and commanding higher rates.

Chicago Law Firms Catch Ride on Deal Surge

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

The legal market in The Second City is in solid shape, due in large part to deal making and transactional work for the area's deep bench of top public companies and some newer players.

People in the News - Aug. 20, 2015 - Fogdall Named Pro Bono Chair

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 20, 2015

Stephen Fogdall of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis was named the new chair of the firm's pro bono committee.

People in the News - Aug. 18, 2015 - Mackin Joins Sherman Silverstein

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 18, 2015

William Mackin joined Sherman, Silverstein, Kohl, Rose & Podolsky as a shareholder.

Spate of Succession Plans at Firms Driven by Age, Innovation

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 14, 2015

Reading the legal press over the last two or so years could lead to the natural assumption that law firms are getting better at succession planning, particularly the planning part. A growing number of firms have announced new firm leadership and many have done so upward of a year in advance.

Beneath Google's Fight With Orrick, a Big Business

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : August 14, 2015

Emails surfaced by the search giant show relationsihp between partner hired by Microsoft and the Mississippi AG probing Google's practices.