Justin Cochran named Counsel in Zuckerman Spaeder’s Tampa Office
Zuckerman Spaeder LLP is pleased to announce that Justin R. Cochran of the firm’s Tampa office has been promoted to Counsel. Mr. Cochran represents businesses and individuals in high-stakes government investigations, criminal litigation, and commercial disputes. His clients often include entities and providers in the health care industry that require assistance navigating business disputes, handling internal investigations and interfacing with the federal government.
Justin’s commercial litigation experience includes contractual breach, fraud, and securities-related actions. He has represented some of the largest financial institutions in commercial finance and consumer bank litigation, a German car manufacturer executive in one of the largest US Department of Justice criminal investigations of all time, a former CEO and board member of two Fortune 500 companies involved in a criminal insider trading investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, and more.
“Justin is a successful, sharp and highly-skilled litigator who has handled critical roles in some of our most important and complex cases,” said Sandy Weinberg, head of Zuckerman Spaeder’s Tampa office. “Our corporate and individual clients rely on Justin for his dedication, advice and legal defense in difficult and high-stakes situations.”
Prior to entering private practice, Justin was an intern for the Hon. James C. Mahan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. He received his J.D., with a health law concentration, from Boston University School of Law, where he was editor of the American Journal of Law & Medicine. He received his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Southern California.