Free Market Evaluation - Send us your resume and we will give you free feedback
$380 Million Leftover from Native American Discrimination Settlement
$380 Million Leftover from Native American Discrimination Settlement
Dental Hygienist Wins Over $700,000 in Faulty Sidewalk Case
Dental Hygienist Wins Over $700,000 in Faulty Sidewalk Case
A Right to Die Lawsuit in California Gets Turned Down
A Right to Die Lawsuit in California Gets Turned Down
Woman Sues after Being Fired For Upholding Her Religious Beliefs
Woman Sues after Being Fired For Upholding Her Religious Beliefs
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Legal Job Listings
Download PDF

Cozen O’Connor Hired To Regulate BP Gulf-Compensation Fund View Count: 73

cozen o'connorPhiladelphia lawyer, Stephen Cozen, partner at Cozen O’Connor, has been hired to sketch up the rules on BP’s gulf-compensation fund.

The $20 billion fund will be dispersed among businesses and persons who were caused loss by April’s Deepwater Horizon well explosion. The administrator of the fund, Kenneth Feinberg says that “no one else in the nation” has Cozen’s understanding or experience regarding the issues at hand.

Cozen’s firm, Cozen O’Connor specializes in disasters. They worked such high profile cases as the MGM Grand Hotel fire in 1980 and the 1981 collapse of the skywalk at the Hyatt Regency in Kansas City.

Cozen will help determine which businesses and people are eligible for compensation. He said, “You might have a restaurant in Boston that serves Gulf Coast shrimp. Those business are not going to be eligible for anything.”

Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Cozen also said that there were nine attorneys working on different areas of the case. Among the practice areas involved in the spill are the firm’s litigation, maritime, insurance grups, as well as the firm’s energy department. The firm generally charges somewhere between $400 and $600 per hour.

Cozen O'Connor Hired To Regulate BP Gulf-Compensation Fund by

Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted by on August 17, 2010. Filed under Legal News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

 

 

Job of the Day
Assistant General Counsel
USA-MO-Saint Louis
Title: Assistant General Counsel   Employer: American Association of Orthodontists Location: St. Louis Compensation: Salary Travel Requirements: Moderate; domestic. Contact: Sen...


Apply now

Related Posts: