John Ashley

Chief Financial Officer

John is a veteran finance executive with more than 20 years of experience modernizing and streamlining finance operations in the legal and banking industries. He is a trusted adviser utilizing data and analytics to make complex business and financial decisions and is experienced managing corporate budgeting, forecasting, capital expenditures, treasury, tax, and analytics. 

John earned his MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and his B.S. in accounting from Bob Jones University. 



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

January 05, 2022

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.


  • University of Pennsylvania The Wharton School, M.B.A., 2021
  • Bob Jones University, B.S., magna cum laude, 2001