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Tamar Wise Named One of New York City’s 40 Under 40 Rising Stars By City & State New York

October 29, 2019

Press Release - Commercial Litigation

Tamar Wise, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation Department, has been named one of New York City’s 40 Under 40 Rising Stars by City & State New York.

Cozen O’Connor Awarded the Pacific Northwest Chapter CPCU Society’s President’s Award

October 29, 2019

News - Insurance Coverage

Cozen O’Connor has been awarded the Pacific Northwest Chapter Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Society’s President’s Award at the Annual I-Day on October 24, 2019.

Terri Sutton Selected as President of the Pacific Northwest Chapter CPCU Society

October 29, 2019

News - Insurance Coverage

Terri Sutton, of Cozen O’Connor’s Global Insurance Department, has been promoted from president-elect to chapter president of the Pacific Northwest (PNW) Chapter Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Society.

DOT Proposes Revisions to its Airline Tarmac Delay Regulations [Alert]

October 28, 2019

Publication - Aviation - Aviation

David Heffernan and Rachel Welford discuss DOT's efforts to conform their regulations to the FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016’s requirements.

Tenth Circuit: ADA Rights and Obligations Can Be Triggered in Subtle Ways [Alert]

October 28, 2019

Publication - Labor & Employment

Adam Gutmann discusses the Tenth Circuit's decision in Mestas v. Town of Evansville and how employers should react when an employee asks for assistance that could serve as a request for accommodation.

A complete guide to wearing a Halloween costume in the office, according to HR experts

October 28, 2019

News - Labor & Employment

David Barron was quoted in The Ladders discussing how employees should dress for Halloween.

Bruce Ficken, Larry Laubach, and Elizabeth Malloy Named Among “Best of the Bar” by the Philadelphia Business Journal

October 25, 2019

Press Release - Construction Law, Corporate, Labor & Employment

Bruce Ficken, chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Construction law Group, Larry Laubach, chair of the firm’s Corporate Law Practice Group, and Elizabeth Malloy, member of the Labor and Employment Group, were named to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2019 “Best of the Bar.”

Cozen O’Connor’s White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice Named to Global Investigation Review’s 2019 GIR 100 List

October 25, 2019

News - White Collar Defense & Investigations

Global Investigation Review named Cozen O’Connor’s White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice to the GIR 100 List for the fourth year in a row.

Health Systems Unlikely to Prevail if they Challenge FTC's COPA Demands

October 24, 2019

News - Antitrust

Jonathan Grossman was quoted in Modern Healthcare discussing the Federal Trade Commission's demand for information on mergers.

Orla Thompson Selected to Join the National Black Lawyers “Top 40 Under 40” for New York

October 22, 2019

News - Insurance Coverage

Orla Thompson has been selected to join the National Black Lawyers “Top 40 Under 40” for New York. The National Black Lawyers (NBL) honors the top 40 attorneys under the age of 40 in each state who excel in their profession and promote diversity. The NBL selected Orla after a rigorous nomination and vetting process, that includes a review of the attorney’s prior cases, verdicts, deals/transactions, and community service.

Shipper’s Complaint Considered “Shotgun Pleading” and Dismissed Against Rail Carrier [Alert]

October 22, 2019

Publication - Maritime Litigation, Transportation & Trade

U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division, dismissed sua sponte the complaint filed by plaintiff Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance, Inc. against defendants CSX Corp., CSX Transportation, Inc. and Savage Services Corp. because the district court considered it to be an impermissible “shotgun pleading.”

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Holds Franchisor Not Liable as a Joint Employer of its Franchisee's Employees [Alert]

October 22, 2019

Publication - Franchising, Labor & Employment

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided by majority opinion by Circuit Judge Susan Graber, with a partial dissent filed by Chief Circuit Judge Sidney Thomas, Salazar v. McDonald's Corp. No. 17- 15673 (9th Cir. 2019), holding franchisor McDonald’s was not a joint employer with its franchisee, because McDonald’s did not retain control of day-to-day aspects of work at the franchisee’s restaurants.

Unprecedented suspension from New York City Council likely for Andy King

October 22, 2019

News - Real Estate

Ken Fisher comments on New York City Council’s decision to suspend Councilman Andy King in City & State New York.

Exxon’s Climate-Change Accounting Goes on Trial

October 21, 2019

News - State Attorneys General

Bernie Nash, co-chair of the firm’s State Attorneys General Practice, is quoted in a Wall Street Journal article describing the upcoming courtroom showdown between Exxon Mobil Corp. and New York’s Attorney General over how the oil industry accounts for the impact of climate change.

NLRB Reaffirms Its Commonsense Approach to the Validity of Employee Rules [Alert]

October 17, 2019

Publication - Labor & Employment

Barry Kearney discusses the Board's commonsense analysis of what kind of employee conduct the rule it is attempting to regulate.

Michael Heller Named One of 2019’s Most Admired CEOs by Philadelphia Business Journal

October 17, 2019

Press Release

Heller, along with the other named CEOs, will be honored at a dinner reception at the Union League on December 3.

James Kwartnik recognized as a Law360 Rising Star

October 16, 2019

News - Construction Law

James Kwartnik has been recognized as a 2019 Rising Star by Law360.

Cozen O'Connor Sponsors NetDiligence Ninth Annual Cyber Claims Study

October 16, 2019

News - Cyber Solutions & Data Strategies, Privacy & Data Security

Cozen O’Connor sponsored the NetDiligence ninth annual Cyber Claims Study.

Sutter Health settles class action antitrust lawsuit

October 16, 2019

News - Antitrust

Jonathan Grossman was featured in Modern Healthcare discussing his thoughts on the Sutter Health settlement.

Insurance Certificate Alone Confers Coverage: Washington Supreme Court [Alert]

October 15, 2019

Publication - Insurance Coverage

Jordan Hess discusses the Wasthington Supreme Court's decision in T-Mobile USA v. Selective Insurance, and why it might not have that great an impact on the insurance industry in Washington.

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