Jennifer Queliz


Jen is an associate in the firm’s Labor & Employment Department whose practice runs the gamut of labor and employment law. She represents both public and private-sector clients in matters involving claims of discrimination, wage and hour violations, non-competition agreements and other restrictive covenants, Family and Medical Leave Act issues. She represents clients in litigation in federal and state court, as well as before administrative agencies. She also provides advice and counsel on a wide range of labor and employment issues to both public and private-sector clients.

Jen received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from Fordham University, College at Lincoln Center. While in law school, Jen was a member of the Fordham Urban Law Journal and a teaching assistant for Legal Writing. She also served as a co-editor of the Judge Paul J. Kelly Trial Advocacy Competition, and a competing member of the Brendan Moore Trial Advocates. Prior to and throughout law school, Jen spent six years in various roles with the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

Cozen O'Connor

A first generation firm established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor is a nationally recognized law firm with approximately 575 attorneys in 23 offices in the U.S., U.K., and Canada. Ranked among the top law firms in the United States, Cozen O’Connor has gained a national reputation for quality representation of clients in business and litigation matters. Our attorneys handle the most challenging matters for a diverse roster of clients that spans virtually every industry.

With the resources of a large law firm and the vigor of a first-generation business, Cozen O’Connor has become a recognized leader in the legal industry, with an excellent reputation for trial advocacy and a flourishing litigation practice. With more attorneys in the American College of Trial Lawyers than any other similarly sized firm, we can boast litigators who are distinguished among their peers, both for their trial advocacy skills and for their aggressive and innovative representation of clients in areas such as labor & employment, securities & financial services litigation, aviation, construction law, subrogation, coverage, trade secrets, white collar & complex criminal defense, and products liability.

Our wide range of experience means that clients turn to us to succeed in high-stakes business matters. We are proud to boast an international roster of business clients who rely upon our guidance in the most complex areas of business law.

Though Cozen O’Connor has grown drastically over the last few decades, our full-service approach to the law will never change. We have the attorneys, the offices and the knowledge to offer our clients counseling, advice and trial advocacy across a broad range of practices.

Mission and Core Values

Built on a foundation of uncompromising effort, integrity and work product, Cozen O’Connor embraces a culture that is entrepreneurial in spirit, cohesive in operation, and familial at heart.

We continually reinforce our reputation for excellent service through the effective representation of our clients, providing an enriching and rewarding work environment for our employees, and an unyielding commitment to our profession and our community.

By embodying and inspiring our core values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, community service, and collegiality, we are certain to ensure Cozen O’Connor’s continued success and growth.

To learn more about the firm, visit http://www.cozen.com.


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