Lance A. Cooper

Top rated products liability attorney in Marietta, Georgia

The Cooper Firm
Lance A. Cooper
The Cooper Firm

Practice Areas: Products liability, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 1989

Education: Emory University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2023

The Cooper Firm

531 Roselane Street
Suite 200
Marietta, GA 30060 Visit website

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Lance A. Cooper, the founding partner of The Cooper Firm, provides skilled representation to his clients in the Atlanta metropolitan area and throughout Georgia. He focuses primarily on products liability cases, including those that involve automobile design and manufacturing defects.

In 1985, Mr. Cooper obtained his Bachelor of Arts in political economics from the University of California, Berkeley. He then went on to attend Boston University School of Law. Later, he transferred to Emory University School of Law, where he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1989. Admitted to practice in both Georgia and California, Mr. Cooper is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Mr. Cooper's dedicated and tenacious advocacy has led to significant successes on behalf of his clients, including numerous multimillion-dollar settlements and jury verdicts. He maintains active memberships in a number of professional associations and groups, including the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates (which is an invitation-only group) and the Cobb County Bar Association.

Mr. Cooper's professionalism, ethics and ability have been noted by his fellow professionals. He has received a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo, and he has also been given an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Cooper is also a sought-after speaker and writer, discussing a variety of legal topics ranging from catastrophic injury cases to effective trial strategies.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal injury - products: plaintiff, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Motor vehicle defects, Medical devices, Pharmaceutical, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 80% Personal injury - products: plaintiff
  • 20% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1989, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://thecooperfirm.com/about-us/lance-cooper/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Attorneys Information Exchange Group, 1998- Present
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, LawPac, Chairperson, 1998 – 2000
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2002 – 2003
  • State Bar of California, Member, 1989 – Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member, 2004 – Present
  • Georgia, 1990
  • Cobb County Bar Association, Member, 1990 – Present
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Vice-President, 1996 – 2000
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member, 1990 – Present
  • Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1996 – 1998
  • California, 1989
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Vice-President, 2000 – 2002
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1990 – Present
  • Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1993 – Present
Educational Background:
  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 1986-1987
  • University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, B.A. – 1985
Honors/Awards:
  • Leadership Cobb, Cobb Chamber of Commerce, 1994
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2011
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2012
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2015
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Author, Texting in Traffic: The New D.U.I., The Scriptum- August/September Edition 2010, 2010
  • Pros and Cons of Mediation, GTLA, 2007
  • PowerPoint in Trial, GTLA, 2008
  • Case Against Dealer for Failure to Inform About Safety Options, AIEG, 2007
  • Post Sale Duty to Warn/Recall – Current Georgia Law, ICLE of Georgia, 2003
  • New Laws Seminar, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 1999
  • Staying Ahead of the Discovery Game – How to Manage Discovery in Complex Cases, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Seminar, 2001
  • Trapdoors of Premises Liability Claims, ICLE of Georgia, 1995
  • New Approaches to Uncovering Discovery Abuse by Foreign Manufacturers, AIEG, 2009
  • How to Determine if You Have a Product Liability Case, Cobb Legal Professionals, 2010
  • OSI’s How to Find Them and Get Them Admitted, AIEG, 2011
  • Verdict $5,670,943 Fatal Crash with Driver on Drugs, ICLE of Georgia, 2013
  • Author, Trial by Jury, The Scriptum- July/August Edition 2010, 2010
  • Author, Schools Out...Think Safety, Christian Living Magazine, 2009
  • Author, Fighting to Keep the "Jury of Our Peers", Christian Living Magazine, 2009
  • Author, Tort Reform? Think Again!, Christian Living Magizine, 2009

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Lance blew the lip off of GM's denial that they had a key switch problem that was causing deaths because the car would switch off while it was going down the road. This would also make the air bag not deploy. Despite GM's denial, Lance forced the truth out of GM through extensive discovery and perseverance.”

Office location for Lance A. Cooper

531 Roselane Street
Suite 200
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 800-317-2021

Selections

19 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2023

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