May 2, 2019
LOS ANGELES – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP announced today that litigators Philip R. Cosgrove and Ryan E. Cosgrove have joined the firm as partners in the Los Angeles office. The father and son team join from Hawkins Parnell & Young LLP.
Phil Cosgrove is a trial attorney who handles complex civil litigation, with a focus on defending product liability, transportation matters, and toxic tort cases. He has handled and tried numerous civil matters involving catastrophic injuries and a wide spectrum of claims. He serves as trial counsel for major manufacturers and as a regional counsel in automotive product liability cases. He has also served as regional counsel, national counsel, and national discovery counsel in toxic tort cases. He also has extensive experience in all aspects of appellate practice and has volunteered to serve as a Los Angeles Superior Court arbitrator and mediator.
Ryan Cosgrove handles product and premises liability, transportation, and general commercial litigation matters, including the defense of catastrophic injury claims involving manufacturers and suppliers of consumer products and automobiles. He is involved in all phases of complex litigation from initial filings through trial in state and federal courts. He has represented large national companies in product and premises liability matters. He is also experienced in appellate practice.
“We welcome Phil and Ryan to the firm,” said Keith Hutto, leader of the Business and Distribution Litigation Team. “Phil and Ryan add to our already strong national automotive product liability practice and further cement our status as one of the largest and most experienced full-service practices supporting the legal needs of motor vehicle manufacturers.”
The two join more than 40 attorneys in the franchise and distribution law and litigation group who represent regional, national, and international manufacturers, franchisors, distributors, and multi-unit franchisees.
Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 785 attorneys and government relations professionals with offices in 11 states and Washington, DC. For more information on the firm, go to www.nelsonmullins.com.
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