Firm Stats


Total No. Attorneys (2021)

750 - 1K


No. of Partners Named (2022)



Featured Rankings

Vault Law 100


No. of 1st Year Associates Hired (2022)



No. of Summer Associates (2022)

21 total (14 2Ls; 7 1Ls)


Base Salary

1st year: $150,000-$190,000

Vault Verdict

About the Firm

Associate Reviews


  • “Everyone is super nice and interested in you and your growth. The best thing about the firm is that the attorneys are all serious about their work, but they don't let that bleed into their personalities.” 
  • “Cozen is the rare place that walks the walk when it comes to firm culture. I have found Cozen to be committed to associate development, work-life balance, and a basic level of pleasantness and common human decency across the board.In terms of socialization. It is, of course, difficult to describe in the wake of the pandemic. Pre-pandemic, it was a very social firm, and was great about letting associates expense coffees and lunches together or with other colleagues as a form of associate development. During the pandemic, these things were, of course, harder, and we all had to get used to what socialization looked like over Zoom screens. But I did not find that the quality of my relationships with my friends and colleagues particularly suffered; it felt like something we were all shouldering through together.”
  • “Collegial and team-oriented, and people do not take themselves too seriously.”

Diversity at Cozen O'Connor

"Diversity Strategy: Over the years, firm management has communicated the importance of diversity and inclusion initiatives and the executive management team — from the CEO, Managing Partner and beyond, has provided our CDO with the firm's full support. As such, the firm devotes a significant budget to support diversity and inclusion initiatives. So we don't just talk the talk, we walk the walk. As a firm, we strive to build a more inclusive work environment so that we are assembling a team with a rich diversity of..."

Getting Hired Here

  • “The firm is looking for a person they can trust from the outset. This firm trusts associates and gives them consequential work very early in their career, and I think that is why they emphasize professionalism, personality, and actual work experience. This firm does not look for academic drones to eventually push out, but rather self- aware and capable people to encourage them to stay.”
  • “They are looking for someone with impressive experience and who would serve as a great addition to the firm in both personality and ability for success. I had four separate 30-minute interviews with 2–3 partners each as well as a complete background check. The firm also retains a service to look into and verify all prior experience.”
  • “My impression is that we tend to hire laterals who fit in with our culture and are highly regarded in their practice areas.”