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Cozen O’Connor Captures Class Action Co-Chairs from Akin Gump

May 27, 2020, 7:00 PM

Cozen O’Connor hired class action litigators Michael W. McTigue Jr. and Meredith C. Slawe from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to co-chair its national class actions practice group.

Slawe will also co-lead the firm’s retail industry group. Philadelphia-founded Cozen announced the capture of those lawyers plus three others from Akin Gump on Wednesday.

“Mike and Meredith are recognized leaders in the class action defense bar, while Mira is a premier white-collar defense attorney,” said Michael J. Heller, Cozen O’Connor’s Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

McTigue and Slawe practiced together for nearly 15 years, moving to Akin Gump in ...

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