Daniel J. Cozzi
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Daniel J. Cozzi

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Daniel J. Cozzi
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Daniel J. Cozzi is a partner at the firm. His practice concentrates on the representation of health care networks, hospitals, physicians and attorneys in malpractice lawsuits and disciplinary proceedings. He also represents clients in product liability, cybersecurity, premises liability and third-party actions. 

Mr. Cozzi represented a medical practice group in a mass tort action in Cook County where 60 patients sued the practice group for negligence and bailment. He also helped resolve the cases on terms favorable to his client. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cozzi clerked for Judge Richard B. Teitelman of the Missouri Supreme Court and served as a judicial extern for Federal Magistrate Judge Michael T. Mason of the Northern District of Illinois.

Education
J.D., Washington University St. Louis School of Law, 2010
  • Staff Editor of the Global Studies Law Review;
  • Environmental Moot Court Competition, Semi-Finalist and Best Brief Winner;
  • Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition
  • CALI Award for Legal Advocacy;
  • Legal Practice Excellence Award in Legal Writing;
  • LLM Mentor Program;
  • First-Year Mention Program.
A.B., University of Chicago, Law, Letters & Society, with honors, 2007
Awards
  • Leading Lawyer (2020)
Admissions
Illinois, 2010
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2010

Dan has achieved a high level of success in litigation, including:

  • Successfully argued motions to dismiss on behalf of hospitals, physicians’ groups and individual physicians.
  • Successfully argued motions to dismiss on behalf of law firms and attorneys.
  • Obtained a directed verdict at trial in a premises liability case.
Education
J.D., Washington University St. Louis School of Law, 2010
  • Staff Editor of the Global Studies Law Review;
  • Environmental Moot Court Competition, Semi-Finalist and Best Brief Winner;
  • Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition
  • CALI Award for Legal Advocacy;
  • Legal Practice Excellence Award in Legal Writing;
  • LLM Mentor Program;
  • First-Year Mention Program.
A.B., University of Chicago, Law, Letters & Society, with honors, 2007
Awards
Leading Lawyer (2020)
Admissions
Illinois, 2010
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2010
Presentations
Recently participated in a seminar panel on "Minimizing Malpractice Risk in Social Security Disability Claims" for the Social Security Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association (2014)
Education
J.D., Washington University St. Louis School of Law, 2010
  • Staff Editor of the Global Studies Law Review;
  • Environmental Moot Court Competition, Semi-Finalist and Best Brief Winner;
  • Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition
  • CALI Award for Legal Advocacy;
  • Legal Practice Excellence Award in Legal Writing;
  • LLM Mentor Program;
  • First-Year Mention Program.
A.B., University of Chicago, Law, Letters & Society, with honors, 2007
Awards
Leading Lawyer (2020)
Admissions
Illinois, 2010
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2010

Mr. Cozzi tutors children at Midtown Educational Foundation, a Catholic organization in Chicago dedicated to mentoring urban youth. He also serves as a representative of the baseball team in the Order of the “C”, a varsity lettermen’s organization at the University of Chicago. Mr. Cozzi was selected to sit on the University of Chicago Athletics Hall of Fame Selection Committee. 

Education
J.D., Washington University St. Louis School of Law, 2010
  • Staff Editor of the Global Studies Law Review;
  • Environmental Moot Court Competition, Semi-Finalist and Best Brief Winner;
  • Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition
  • CALI Award for Legal Advocacy;
  • Legal Practice Excellence Award in Legal Writing;
  • LLM Mentor Program;
  • First-Year Mention Program.
A.B., University of Chicago, Law, Letters & Society, with honors, 2007
Awards
Leading Lawyer (2020)
Admissions
Illinois, 2010
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2010
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