David Zambito

Co-Chair, Utility, Environmental & Energy (UE2), Group Office Managing Partner, Cozen O'Connor
Past Speaker: AWS 2018


David Zambito is the Harrisburg Office Managing Partner of Cozen O’Connor, a 700-attorney, full-service law firm with offices in 26 cities on two continents. He is the Co-Chair of the firm’s Utility, Environmental & Energy Group and concentrates his practice on water/wastewater, energy, telecommunications, transportation, and large development project matters. He has served as lead regulatory counsel in acquisitions (including fair market valuation acquisitions) for Pennsylvania-American Water Company and SUEZ Water Pennsylvania Inc. 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. 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.