Cozen O'Connor


Headquarters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

150 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

73 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Cozen O’Connor represents a broad array of leading global corporations and middle market companies in major industries and serves their needs through 29 offices on two continents.

Our clients rely on our guidance in a broad range of corporate and business law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, capital markets, public and project finance, corporate governance and compliance, employee benefits and executive compensation, real estate, environmental, and bankruptcy. We advise clients in energy, insurance, health care, transportation, and many other industry sectors. Our intellectual property lawyers have a broad base of experience in every aspect of domestic and international intellectual property law, and our private client services attorneys advise clients on their estate and other financial and business planning matters.

Cozen O’Connor is a recognized leader in litigation and dispute resolution. With more attorneys in the American College of Trial Lawyers than any other similarly sized firm, our litigators are distinguished among their peers for their trial advocacy skills and their aggressive and innovative representation of clients in numerous areas, including commercial litigation, labor and employment, securities and financial services, patent and trademark, trade secrets, products liability, antitrust, white collar and complex criminal defense, insurance, aviation, and construction law.

Cozen O’Connor’s Government Relations professionals represent clients’ needs before local, state, and federal government officials on both sides of the aisle.
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  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital Law

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Piercing Limitation of Liability in the Admiralty and Maritime Context


by Ethan Price-Livingston & David Y. Loh

One of the hallmarks of American admiralty and maritime law is the Limitation of Liability Act, which has been in existence since 1851 and permits a shipowner to limit its liability to the value of the vessel after the casualty.

Admiralty Limitation of Liability

Recent Case Law Defining ‘Bodily Injury’ under the Montreal Convention


by Christopher B. Kende

In a nutshell, the Convention makes an airline strictly liable for bodily injury or death of a passenger caused by an “accident” occurring while embarking, on board the aircraft, or disembarking.

Bodily Injury Montreal Convention

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