Partner

Daniel J. Cozzi

Biography
Credentials
Experience

Biography

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 medical device, 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.

Credentials

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)

Affiliations

  • Illinois, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2010

Presentations

  • 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)

Experience

Plaintiffs v. Defendant Attorney

09/26/2017 Client:

Defendant Attorney

Outcome:

First District Affirmed Circuit Court’s Dismissal.

John Duffy, Karen DeGrand, Daniel Cozzi, Meagan VanderWeele and Laura Ieremia achieved an appellate victory in a legal malpractice case involving the plaintiffs’ lawyer’s misconduct – including falsifying date stamps ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Plastic Surgeon

04/03/2017 Client:

Defendant Plastic Surgeon

Outcome:

Verdict for the defense.

Donohue Brown’s Anthony Pinto and Daniel Cozzi successfully defended a plastic surgeon in a medical negligence case spanning more than five years. The plaintiff was a 55-year-old woman who saw ...

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