David Zambito

Office Managing Partner, Cozen O'Connor
David Zambito
Mr. Zambito is the Harrisburg Office Managing Partner of Cozen O’Connor, a 750-attorney, full-service law firm with offices in 27 cities on two continents. The firm is ranked among the top 100 law firms in the country. Mr. Zambito is Co-Chair of the firm’s Utility, Environmental & Energy Group (UE2) and concentrates his practice on water/wastewater, energy, telecommunications, transportation, and large development project matters. He is a member of the firm’s Political Action Committee and the firm’s Marketing Committee.

He received his B.A. from Grove City College, magna cum laude, and his J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law, where he was a member of the Dickinson Law Review and Appellate Moot Court Board. Following law school, he served three years as a Captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps, stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

In addition to prosecuting courts-martial and acting as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, he instructed courses on military justice, the law of war, and government employee ethics. Following his military service, Mr. Zambito served as legal counsel to Glen Thomas, former Chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. Mr. Zambito is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and is the Vice Chair of the Zoning Hearing Board of Conewago Township, York County, Pennsylvania. His clients include Pennsylvania-American Water Company (PAWC), SUEZ Water Pennsylvania Inc. (SUEZ), Peoples Natural Gas Company LLC, Talen Energy Corp., Clearway Energy LLC, Kindle Energy LLC, NRG Energy, Inc., Securus Technologies, Inc., The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Perdue AgriBusiness LLC, and various infrastructure investment funds. He is lead regulatory counsel for PAWC and SUEZ on water and wastewater applications before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, including acquisitions under Act 12 of 2016, 66 Pa. C.S. § 1329 (fair market value acquisitions).