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Mr. Francis P. Newell

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Education

  • J.D.
    Villanova University School of Law
  • B.S. degree , with honors
    Pennsylvania State University
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Cozen O'Connor People: Francis Patrick Newell
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FRANCIS PATRICK NEWELL
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Francis Patrick Newell, Member fnewell@cozen.com
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Frank Newell Joins Cozen O'Connor PHILADELPHIA, PA - Monday, January 25, 2010 - Francis P. Newell, a veteran civil and criminal antitrust litigator with more than 34-years of experience, has joined Cozen O'Connor as co-chair of the firm's antitrust & trade regulation practice group. He previously…
Harkins Cunningham LLP
www.harkinscunningham.com, 13 Jan 2009 [cached]
Francis P. Newell Harkins Cunningham LLP
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Francis P. Newell Partner Philadelphia Office
Frank Newell is an accomplished litigator with broad-based experience handling complex and class action litigation, including antitrust, securities fraud, product liability, intellectual property, regulatory and criminal matters. He has successfully represented leading companies in the airline, banking, automobile manufacturing, environmental, mineral, franchising, paper and linerboard manufacturing, pharmaceutical, computer manufacturing and software licensing, carpet manufacturing and health care industries, among others.
In addition to litigating in the federal and state courts, at both the trial and appellate levels, Mr. Newell is frequently called upon to provide antitrust counseling in a variety of contexts and has served as special antitrust counsel to the Philadelphia Bar Association's board of governors. He also conducts internal corporate investigations, negotiates on his clients' behalf with federal and state regulatory agencies, and advises companies and individuals who are subject to grand jury investigations.
Mr. Newell has been recognized by his peers as one of America's premier litigators, appearing in Woodward/White Inc., The Best Lawyers in America; in Chambers & Partners, Chambers USA—America's Leading Business Lawyers; and as one of Pennsylvania's Super Lawyers® in Law & Politics' Pennsylvania Super Lawyers publication. He recently served on the transition team of Pennsylvania's attorney general. He is chairman of the Local Rules Advisory Committee of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, is a member of the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group of that Court, is vice president and a member of the board of directors of the Historical Society of that Court, and is a past chairman of the Federal Courts Committee. Mr. Newell also has been very active in the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations where he has taken numerous leadership roles, and is president of the Brehon Law Society. He is a founding member and member of the board of directors of the Philadelphia Police Foundation. Also, he serves on the board of trustees of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Newell was a Trial Attorney in the Honors Program of the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. In that capacity, he participated in all facets of the Department's criminal and civil antitrust enforcement policies and received an Outstanding Performance Award from the Attorney General of the United States.
Mr. Newell received his J.D. from the Villanova University School of Law in 1975, where he was a member of the editorial board and a Casenote & Comment Editor of the Villanova Law Review. In 1972, Mr. Newell received his B.S. degree, with honors, from the Pennsylvania State University and was named to the national scholastic honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma. Mr. Newell is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and in the District of Columbia. He is a member of the Bars of the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Fourth Circuit and District of Columbia Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and District of Columbia. He is a member of the Antitrust, Criminal, International and Litigation sections of the American Bar Association; the Antitrust, Trade Regulation and Litigation sections of the District of Columbia Bar Association; and the Litigation section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Cozen O'Connor People: Francis Patrick Newell
www.cozen.com, 12 Mar 2007 [cached]
FRANCIS PATRICK NEWELL
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Francis Patrick Newell, Member fnewell@cozen.com
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Frank Newell is a member of the firm and co-chair of the Antitrust Practice Group, working from the Philadelphia, New York and Washington, D.C., offices. He an accomplished litigator with broad-based experience handling complex and class action litigation, including antitrust, securities fraud, product liability, intellectual property, regulatory and criminal matters. He has successfully represented leading companies in the airline, banking, automobile manufacturing, environmental, mineral, franchising, paper and linerboard manufacturing, pharmaceutical, computer manufacturing and software licensing, carpet manufacturing and health care industries, among others. He was most recently a partner at the law firm Harkins Cunningham.
In addition to litigating in the federal and state courts, at both the trial and appellate levels, Mr. Newell is frequently called upon to provide antitrust counseling in a variety of contexts and has served as special antitrust counsel to the Philadelphia Bar Association's board of governors. He also conducts internal corporate investigations, negotiates on his clients' behalf with federal and state regulatory agencies, and advises companies and individuals who are subject to grand jury investigations.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Newell was a Trial Attorney in the Honors Program of the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. In that capacity, he participated in all facets of the Department's criminal and civil antitrust enforcement policies and received an Outstanding Performance Award from the Attorney General of the United States.
American Counsel Association - contact
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Francis P. Newell (2011)
Cozen O'Connor: Newsroom
www.cozen.com, 25 Jan 2010 [cached]
Francis Patrick Newell Antitrust Class Action & Multidistrict Litigation
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Frank Newell Joins Cozen O'Connor
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Monday, January 25, 2010 - Francis P. Newell, a veteran civil and criminal antitrust litigator with more than 34-years of experience, has joined Cozen O'Connor as co-chair of the firm's antitrust & trade regulation practice group. He previously practiced at Harkins Cunningham LLP.
"Frank is one of the leading antitrust attorneys in the country," said Tad Decker, president and CEO of Cozen O'Connor.
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The addition of Frank puts the exclamation point on our plan to grow the antitrust practice, which we believe will see increased activity over the coming years."
Newell has been consistently recognized as one of America's premier antitrust practitioners by both peers and clients. Newell is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and is praised for both his "solid antitrust background" and "good, practical advice" in Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Newell also has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. Earlier in his career, the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice selected Newell for its Honors Program, and he received the Attorney General's Outstanding Performance Award for his service as a Trial Attorney in the Antitrust Division's Washington, D.C. headquarters.
"I am thrilled to have Frank join our growing group," said Jeff Weil, chairman of Cozen O'Connor's commercial litigation department.
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"I have known Frank for 25 years, and he is one of the best antitrust lawyers I know. He has been involved in all aspects of antitrust law, and he has a wonderful reputation with the bench and his peers. He will bring added depth to our commercial litigation practice and will be a great resource for our clients. His joining Cozen is yet another sign of the firm's strategic expansion and its commitment to a first rate commercial practice."
Newell has successfully represented major domestic and international companies in the banking, manufacturing, airline, pharmaceutical, health care, software licensing, environmental and agricultural industries, among others. He is frequently called upon to provide antitrust counseling in a variety of contexts. Newell also conducts internal corporate investigations, advises companies and individuals subject to grand jury investigations and negotiates on clients' behalf with federal and state regulatory agencies.
Newell has served on the transition team of Pennsylvania's Attorney General, focusing on antitrust issues. Newell also is Chairman of the Local Rules Advisory Committee for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as well as a member of its Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group, and Vice President and member of the Board of Directors for its Historical Society.
Newell's Bar Association activities have included service as an elected member of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Board of Governors, Parliamentarian of the Board, and Chairman of the Federal Courts Committee. He also has served as a member of the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and is a past President of the Brehon Law Society.
A graduate of the Pennsylvania State University (B.S., with honors, 1972), Newell earned his law degree from Villanova University School of Law (J.D., 1975) where he was an editor of the Villanova Law Review. He is a member of the antitrust, criminal, international, and litigation sections of the American Bar Association; the antitrust, trade regulation and litigation sections of the District of Columbia Bar Association; and the litigation section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.
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