Daniel J. Cozzi



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.



  • 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


  • Leading Lawyer (2020)


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


  • 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)


Plaintiffs v. Defendant Attorney

09/26/2017 Client:

Defendant Attorney


First District Affirmed Circuit Court’s Dismissal.

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 on court ...


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