University of Mississippi, B.A. 1995;
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D. 1999
Contracts Negotiation Award - 1997; University of Mississippi School of Law
Mr. Cooper represents individuals, businesses, employers, and insurers in civil liability matters, including commercial litigation, transportation/FELA litigation, premises liability defense, personal injury defense, products liability defense, healthcare liability defense, maritime cargo transportation litigation and employment matters. He has represented multiple Class I and Class II Railroads in FELA, RLA and mass tort litigation, including asbestos and alleged cumulative trauma.
Mr. Cooper has litigated matters in both the state and federal courts of Tennessee and Mississippi, including trial and appellate work. He is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Memphis Bar Association and the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel. He regularly presents for Lorman Education Services and NBI.
He received his B.A. at the University of Mississippi, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law.
Campbell v. BNSF Ry. Co., 600 F.3d 667 (6th Cir. 2010);
Williams v. Baptist Memorial Hospital et. al. 193 S.W.3d 545 (Tenn. 2006);
Spears v. Canadian National/Illinois Central R.R. Co., 189 Fed. Appx. 468 (6th Cir. 2006);
Davis v. Cotting Carriers, 102 Fed. Appx. 938 (6th Cir. 2004)
Warren v. Terex Corp., 328 F. Supp. 2d 641 (N.D. Miss. 2004)
US District Courts of Western Tennessee,
Northern District of Mississippi, Southern District of Mississippi;
United States Court of Appeals for 5th, 6th, and 11th Circuits
Mississippi Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Memphis Bar Association
National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
Member - Grand Krewe of Ptolemy;
Member - Carnival Memphis, a philanthropic organization which raises money for multiple children's charities, and promotes the commerce of the Mid-South, its civic leaders, and businesses.
Youth sports coach and sports ministry volunteer - Christ United Methodist Church and Christ Methodist Day School, Memphis.
Chairman - Christ Methodist Day School Spirit Fund 2015-2016
Lectures for NBI and Lorman Educational Services