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Overview

Cooper’s practice allows him to problem-solve labor and employment matters to help clients arrive at the right legal decisions for their businesses.

Cooper works with clients on the front end of labor and employment issues to assure that they are in compliance with state and federal laws. Additionally, he drafts motions, prepares trial strategy and assists employers in all stages of litigation. Cooper enjoys constantly learning, growing his knowledge base and interacting with clients.

Cooper has practical experience from differing vantage points of labor and employment matters, which helps him better understand the mindset of opposing parties. During law school, Cooper served as an extern at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), where he worked to help the government bring cases involving violations of federal statutes.


Service

Education

  • J.D., Washington University School of Law
    • cum laude
    • Washington University Law Review, Senior Editor
  • B.S., Oklahoma State University
    • Business Economics; minor in Finance
    • summa cum laude
    • Honors College, General Honors Award

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Outside the Office

Cooper cheers on his favorite sports teams, stays active and travels the globe.

An Oklahoma State alumnus, Cooper enjoys returning to Stillwater, Oklahoma, with his wife to cheer on the Cowboys football team. He has followed the team to Phoenix for the Fiesta Bowl, New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl and Dallas for the Cotton Bowl. Cooper also is a huge fan of the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals teams.

Cooper stays active by hiking, camping and playing basketball and golf. He is an avid traveler, having visited Austria, Germany, Ireland, Thailand and 40 of the 50 U.S. states.