Founded in 1970, Cozen O Connor is one of the largest law firms in the United States. The firm employs more than 500 attorneys and operates several offices in the U.S. and other countries. Its practice areas include insurance law, bankruptcy, alternative dispute resolution, appellate cases, business and corporate law, commercial finance, construction law, financial and estate planning, health care and environmental law. Additionally, Cozen O Connor deals in intellectual property, labor and employment, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, taxation law, venture capital and higher education litigation. Its clients include individuals, publicly traded and privately held companies, public and quasi-public agencies, governmental entities, public utilities, financial institutions, hospitals and health care organizations, colleges and universities, and nonprofit organizations and associations. Cozen O Connor offers various pro bono services and participates in several fundraising activities. It maintains a location in Charlotte, N.C.