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Jennifer Brandt Appears on Fox 29's Good Day Philadelphia

August 21, 2019

News - Family Law

Jennifer Brandt, chair of the firm's family law group, was a guest on Good Day Philadelphia discussing the Florida parents who seek to regain custody of their 4-year-old son after taking him off of chemotherapy.

Ruling Creates Bad Inverse Condemnation Precedent [Los Angeles Daily Journal]

August 21, 2019

Publication - Subrogation & Recovery

Mark Roth contributed an article to the Los Angeles Daily Journal Legal Newspaper titled, "Ruling Creates Bad Inverse Condemnation Precedent."

The Tangential Exception to the Presumption of Prosecution History Estoppel [Alert]

August 19, 2019

Publication - Intellectual Property, Patents

Marilyn Neiman and Martin B. Pavane discuss the Federal Circuit's split decision in Ajinomoto Co., Inc. v. ITC.

Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act – What You Need to Know [Alert]

August 16, 2019

Publication - Labor & Employment

Adam Gutmann and Anna Wermuth discuss what employers should do to comply with the new Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act.

Cozen O’Connor Attorney Gary Gassman Elected Vice-Chair of ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

August 15, 2019

News - Insurance Coverage

Gary Gassman, Co-Chair of Cozen O'Connor's Professional Liability Coverage Practice, has been elected Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS), one of the ABA's largest sections. He is now on the path to become TIPS Chair in two years: during 2020-21 he will serve as Chair-Elect and will rise to Chair for the 2021-22 bar year.

New Jersey Supreme Court Rules Stranger-Originated Life Insurance Is Illegal and Void

August 15, 2019

Publication - Life Insurance & Annuities

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently condemned stranger-originated life insurance (“STOLI”) transactions as void ab initio human life wagers in a case that the life insurance and life settlement industries watched closely.

Chrisley's Reality TV Lifestyle Could Be Used Against Family In Court Fight

August 14, 2019

News - White Collar Defense & Investigations

Megan Scheib was quoted in Radar Online discussing risks associated with reality TV lifestyles and implications as potential evidence for use in prosecution.

My Weekday Workout: Cozen O’Connor's Anna McDonough

August 13, 2019

News - Corporate

Anna McDonough shares the role fitness plays in her daily life in an article on

Cozen O’Connor Attorney Christopher Hennessy Named Chair of the Newsletter Subcommittee of the ABA Section of Litigation, Employment & Labor Relations Law Committee

August 13, 2019


Christopher Hennessy, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Litigation Department in the firm’s Chicago office, has been named chair of the Newsletter Subcommittee of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Employment & Labor Relations Law Committee

The hush-hush world of firm lawyers in the gig economy

August 09, 2019

News - Labor & Employment

Jeremy Glenn was featured in a story in the Chicago Lawyer Magazine on the gig economy's emergence in law.

Venezuela: Not an Embargo, but Closer

August 08, 2019

Publication - Trade Regulations, Export Controls & Sanctions, Transportation & Trade

In a significant escalation of economic pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro regime, President Trump issued an executive order on August 5 that blocks all Venezuelan government property in the U.S. or in the possession of U.S. persons.

Highlights of OSHA changes to 29 CFR 1926.55 – gases, vapours, fumes, dusts and mists [Chemical Watch]

August 08, 2019

Publication - Labor & Employment

John Ho examines updates to employee exposure limits.

PA Appellate Court Strikes Down Project Labor Agreement for First Time—Saves Taxpayers Millions

August 08, 2019

Publication - Commercial Litigation, Construction

For the first time, a Pennsylvania court struck down the lawfulness of a project labor agreement (“PLA”), finding that it violated Pennsylvania’s competitive bidding laws. As a result, the pool of potential bidders on Pennsylvania public projects—both union and nonunion—remains competitive and will save taxpayers millions.

Better Call Paul: One of LA’s Top Lawyers Reflects on Decades of Deals

August 07, 2019

News - Real Estate

Paul Rutter was interviewed for an article in Commercial Observer regarding his 40 years of real estate experience.

"It gives me comfort": Real estate reacts to Katz's "miraculous" Queens DA Victory [The Real Deal]

August 07, 2019

News - Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies - Government Relations, Real Estate, Zoning, Land Use & Development

Ken Fisher discusses Queens District Attorney Democratic candidate Melinda Katz's narrow victory over Tiffany Cabán in the primary that was announced only after a lengthy manual recount and threats of affidavit ballot challenges.

Liquidating Trustee Succeeds to Privileges of Former Audit Committee [Delaware Business Court Insider]

August 07, 2019

Publication - Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring

Barry Klayman and Mark Felger discuss a recent decision of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court holding that a liquidating trustee succeeds to the privileges held by the debtor’s former audit committee.

Stephen Pate Receives Prestigious Andrew C. Hecker Award from the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

August 05, 2019

News - Insurance Coverage

Stephen Pate received the prestigious Andrew C. Hecker Award from the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), which is presented annually to the Federation member who authors the year's most outstanding article in a Federation publication.

What Marketers Should Know About the Regulation of CBD-Based Products

August 05, 2019

Publication - Cannabis

Richard Fama & Kristin Keehan discuss the different regulatory bodies as well as various state laws that create these challenges for companies marketing CBD-containing products.

Danielle Harris, ’13, Selected as a Fellow to the 2019 NELC Academy

August 05, 2019

News - Labor & Employment

Northern Illinois University featured Danielle Harris in an online profile story.

Chicago Enacts Nation-Leading Predictive Scheduling Ordinance [Alert]

August 01, 2019

Publication - Labor & Employment

Jeremy Glenn and James Mackey discuss the most comprehensive “predictive scheduling” ordinance in the nation that includes significant notice, scheduling, and rest provisions for many employers in Chicago.

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