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Cozen to merge with 60-lawyer Chicago firm

Apr 24, 2015 - Philadelphia Inquirer

In the latest expansion move by a Philadelphia-based law firm, Cozen O'Connor said Thursday that it would merge with a 60-lawyer firm in Chicago, greatly expanding its presence there, and deepening its labor and employment and white-collar defense practices, along with other legal areas.

The merger, effective June 1, will bring the total number of lawyers at Cozen to 635, said the firm's CEO, Michael Heller.

"This gives us a much broader full-service office in Chicago, and allows u...