Cozen Asks Pa. Appeals Court To Let It Forgive Campaign Debt

Law360, Philadelphia (May 14, 2013, 5:48 PM EDT) -- The chairman of Cozen O’Connor on Monday asked a Pennsylvania appeals court to overturn a ruling preventing his firm from retiring more than $500,000 in unpaid legal fees accrued by U.S. Democratic Rep. Bob Brady during his unsuccessful Philadelphia mayoral run in 2007.

The fees, which were accrued as Brady fought a ballot challenge aimed at keeping him out of a citywide primary election, have been hanging in limbo since September 2007, when the Philadelphia Board of Ethics issued an advisory opinion saying that under city...
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