Rawle & Henderson is pleased to announce that Cottrell Law Group has joined the firm and the opening of offices in Hackensack, New Jersey

Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce that The Cottrell Law Group has joined the firm. The Cottrell Law Group was founded by Floyd G. Cottrell, Esq., in 2003 after he served as the managing partner of the New Jersey office of New York-based Newman Fitch Altheim Myers.  

Rawle & Henderson, established in 1783, is the oldest continuous practicing law firm in the United States.  For almost 240 years, Rawle & Henderson lawyers have defended their clients and insurers in a broad array of defense litigation matters throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region.  Rawle & Henderson is a litigation firm which concentrates its practice on the defense of civil and commercial matters. The Cottrell Law Group is listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registry of Pre-Eminent Attorneys and Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Defense Counsel. Floyd Cottrell and his team concentrate their practice in transportation-related claims (trucking, buses and rental cars); premises liability; municipal liability; construction accidents; motor vehicle cases; food and liquor liability; product liability; and insurance coverage.

Founding partner Floyd G. Cottrell is a certified civil trial lawyer as recognized by the New Jersey Supreme Court and the National Bureau of Trial Advocacy.  He is a past President of the Brennan-Vanderbilt Inn of Court (Essex County, N.J.).  He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Retail & Restaurant Defense Association (“NRRDA”) and is on the faculty of the Claims & Litigated Management Alliance (“CLM”) Claims College – School of Transportation. The Cottrell Law Group brings Rawle their expertise in their areas of practice while benefiting from the resources and support of Rawle & Henderson. John C. McMeekin II, a member of Rawle & Henderson’s Executive Committee noted that “Floyd Cottrell is a well-respected lawyer who is highly regarded by his clients for his strategic approach to litigation” and said that we are “proud to welcome Floyd and his team.”

With the addition of The Cottrell Law Group, Rawle & Henderson will be able to expand its services to clients in the tri-state area and beyond.  The Cottrell Law Group brings Rawle their expertise in their areas of practice while benefiting from the resources and support of Rawle & Henderson.  The Cottrell Law Group brings Rawle their expertise in their areas of practice while benefiting from the resources and support of Rawle & Henderson.  Their clients will have greater geographic coverage for continuity of high-quality representation.  Floyd Cottrell remarked “having worked with Bob Fitch many years ago, I had long heard of the quality and integrity of Rawle & Henderson and the opportunities for him to expand his practice, my clients will similarly benefit from a more substantial geographic practice area while allowing me to focus on the representation of my clients.

Rawle & Henderson, where success endures, has offices in Philadelphia, PA, Blue Bell, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, Jersey City, NJ, Iselin, NJ, Mt. Laurel, NJ, Hackensack, NJ, New Haven, CT, New York, NY, Mineola, NY, Wheeling, WV, Wilmington, DE, and has plans for further expansion.

For any questions or comments, please contact:

John C. McMeekin II, Esq. – jmcmeekin@rawle.com
Floyd Cottrell, Esq. – fcottrell@rawle.com

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