Cosmo’s background provides him with a unique skill set. Before pursuing a legal career, Cosmo spent seven years in the United States Marine Corps as a hydraulic and airframes mechanic on F/A-18 Hornets. Cosmo also spent time in the private sector, serving as the director of technology for multiple companies.
Cosmo now represents businesses, government entities, and individuals in a wide range of civil lawsuits. In recent months, he has litigated shareholder disputes, represented companies under investigation by state agencies, and defended local governments in cases involving challenged ordinances, tax policy, and class actions.
Cosmo is also an active member of the firm’s appellate team. In that role, he has worked extensively on matters in both state and federal appellate courts. Before the U.S. Supreme Court, he has dealt with issues ranging from billion-dollar tax disputes, challenges to EPA guidance, the recovery of World War II era art, and copyright claims involving Blackbeard’s ship.
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Campbell University School of Law, JD – magna cum laude
North Carolina Central University, BS, Criminal Justice –magna cum laude
Editor in Chief, Campbell Law Review
North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, 2019