Ancillary Businesses

From its humble beginning as a four-attorney firm in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has grown into a full-service, Am Law 100 firm of more than 825 attorneys in 30 cities on two continents and is consistently ranked among the top law firms in the country. We provide sophisticated, business-minded advice aimed at one fundamental goal: getting the right result for our clients. Cozen O’Connor also has several ancillary services to serve our clients in a variety of offerings, ranging from government strategies to safety and security and regulatory compliance strategies. Our ancillary businesses are supported by several of our firm’s attorneys and administrative staff and complement Cozen O’Connor’s nationally recognized legal practices.


The Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies group comprises a team of lawyers and professionals who have been active in the political world for decades, including running national, state, and local campaigns and holding high-level political offices in both Republican and Democratic administrations. Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies is rare among lobbying firms for its reach and versatility. We have legislative, administrative, and agency experience; credibility inside the Beltway and far beyond; and truly bipartisan credentials. As such, we are capable of tackling government issues at every level and from any direction.


Margolis Healy and Associates is a professional services firm specializing in safety and security and regulatory compliance for higher education and K-12 schools, government agencies, and private entities across the country. We provide our clients with a variety of specialized services that include, but are not limited to, safety and security program assessments; Title IX and Clery Act assessments; enterprise risk assessments; emergency preparedness and crisis plans, response systems, and exercises; implementation of lethal and less-than-lethal force options; litigation consultation; and special investigations/independent reviews. 


COSECURE offers a range of cybersecurity services, primarily to small and middle-market companies. We employ a risk-based approach to assess the security and privacy of phones, tablets, computers, networks, data management infrastructure, third-party providers, and online accounts, helping clients close any security gaps identified. We provide ongoing social engineering testing to determine our clients’ workforce susceptibility to social engineering/phishing attacks and provide periodic training to educate staff, significantly reducing the chance that employees will fall victim to hackers. Our professionals are government trained, field-tested, and thrive in environments where high expectations are the norm.


HomeBase, The Family Office at Cozen O’Connor was created by the Private Client, Trusts and Estates Practice of the firm to provide family office services independent of investment management or other encumbrances. We administer and coordinate client assets, including trusts, investments including marketable securities, private equity and hedge funds, residences, art or other collections, and pay the client’s bills. While the firm provides no investment management services, HomeBase does provide a personalized family website with access to aggregated assets and personal documents.   


National Subrogation Services (NSS) is one of the largest, most experienced, and successful subrogation and recovery firms in the country handling smaller and moderate sized losses. Utilizing cutting edge technology, artificial intelligence and refined analytics, NSS routinely surpasses industry benchmarks for subrogation recognition and recoveries. NSS has partnered with more than 100 property and casualty carriers to handle claims in all 50 states.


CODISCOVR delivers client-focused, defensible and scalable solutions using advanced technology and intelligent review practices to meet eDiscovery, document review, and information governance needs in a manner that reduces the risks and costs associated with electronically stored information (ESI). Using industry leading technologies, our solutions address all phases of the discovery process from preservation through trial and are also integral to effectively managing ESI in internal and governmental investigations, complex litigation, and other legal matters in which client data is collected, exchanged, analyzed and produced. Our team focuses on streamlined business processes and workflows — such as concept clustering, advanced analytics, and technology assisted review — in addition to traditional document review methods to further reduce review time and discovery costs for our clients.



Recent Affiliate News

NASP 2022 Annual Conference

The Subrogation & Recovery Department at Cozen O'Connor and National Subrogation Services will present at the NASP 2022 Annual Conference. MORE

2022 Omaha Subrogation Seminar

Cozen O'Connor's Subrogation and Recovery department will host the annual 2022 Omaha Subrogation Seminar. MORE

Intercompany Arbitration - Basic Concepts

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Cozen O'Connor Named a 2022 Top Workplace

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that the firm has earned the 2022 Top Workplaces USA award. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Makes Strategic Public Strategies Practice Addition with Hire of Former Virginia Deputy Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Heidi Hertz

The former Virginia deputy secretary of agriculture joins as a principal and will assist with lobbying efforts, serve as a liaison between clients and key members of government, and analyze legislation at the local, state, and federal levels. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Names Brian Gillam New Chief Operating Officer – Ancillary Business Units and Chief Innovation Officer

Brian Gillam, formerly Cozen O’Connor’s chief finance and technology officer, assumed the newly created roles of chief operating officer – ancillary business units (ABU) and chief innovation officer. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Continues its Expansion Adding Sydney Corryn Holman to its City of Chicago and State of Illinois Practice

Holman joins the firm from Governor J.B. Pritzker’s office, where she was Deputy Director – Legislative Affairs and House Liaison – Legislative Affairs. MORE

Joe Rich Selected To Serve as Secretary on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Joseph Rich, member of the firm’s Subrogation & Recovery Department, has been selected by the board of directors of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) to serve as secretary on the board’s Executive Committee. MORE

Cozen O’Connor and Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Recognized Among 2021 New York State Top 20 Lobbyists

In its second annual analysis of New York’s top lobbyists, City & State New York has recognized Cozen O’Connor and Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies as one of the state’s Top 20 firms based on 2020 revenues in the state. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Continues Federal Growth with Addition of C. Towner French

He will draw upon his extensive network and knowledge of government to assist clients with federal, state, and local legislation involving health care, financial services, tax, and transportation. MORE

Helene Jaron and Calli Padilla chosen as Philadelphia Business Journal 2020 Women of Distinction Honorees

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Helene Jaron, co-chair of the firm’s Private Client Services Group, was chosen as a Philadelphia Business Journal 2020 Women of Distinction honoree and Calli Padilla, member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, was named a Philadelphia Business Journal 2020 Women of Distinction Rising Star honoree. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Expands its Pennsylvania Footprint, Hiring Lobbyist Kevin Kerr to Launch the Firm’s Western Pennsylvania Government Affairs Practice [Alert]

Kerr, who brings strong bipartisan ties within Pittsburgh’s city government and throughout Western Pennsylvania, will also play a key role in assisting the group’s growing government relations practices in Harrisburg and Philadelphia. MORE

Public Strategies Signs Ten New Lobbying Clients

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies has added 10 new lobbying clients, including the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. MORE

Accessing the $2 Trillion Fund for COVID-19 and Regulatory Considerations for Educational Institutions

Margolis Healy and Cozen O’Connor are proud to partner with Witt O’Brien’s to bring this 90 minute webinar designed to help institutions navigate federal funding streams and prepare for federal reimbursement under the CARES Act. MORE

Public Strategies’ Efforts Result in Groundbreaking Win for UPS

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced on January 29 that United Parcel Service (UPS), a leading multinational package delivery and supply chain management company, plans to construct a “super hub” in Lower Swatara Township and open three new facilities in Carlisle, Northampton County, and the Philadelphia area. MORE

Colleges Turn to Law Firms to Sort Out Campus Crime Reporting

Gina Maisto Smith discussed with Big Law Business about the team of lawyers that law firms use for handling matters for schools. MORE

Cozen O’Connor Acquires Safety and Security Consulting Firm

Margolis Healy & Associates serves universities, colleges, K-12 schools, government agencies, and private entities across the country on matters of safety and security MORE