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Jeffrey Marc Cooper

Jeffrey Marc Cooper

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice

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About Me

Born and raised outside New Haven, I now live in Shelton where I enjoy spending time with my son James Patrick.  The name of my firm is Cooper Sevillano, which is located in Bridgeport, where I practice law with my partners Augie Sevillano and Jerry Cooper (also my father).  The focus of our practice involves representing the seriously injured, people who have been harmed as a result of the wrongdoing of others.  I represent clients in a variety of personal injury settings, from very complex medical malpractice and product liability cases to motor vehicle, premises liability, general negligence, municipal liability, civil assault, construction site, nursing home, wrongful death and federal employee railroad injury cases (FELA).  I've seen up close what serious personal injury can do to people and their families.  I also know firsthand just how difficult it can be obtaining full compensation under the law.  I utilize my advocacy and trial skills to help my clients navigate the civil justice system efficiently and effectively, which often times means trying jury cases to verdict in both state and federal courts throughout the state of Connecticut.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Personal Injury: 60%
    13 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 40%
    13 years



Contingent (33%)

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Jeffrey. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Tanya Marie Bachand

    Attorney Cooper is an excellent trial lawyer. He is always well prepared, and connects very well with the jury during trial. He is also pleasant to deal with and always courteous.


    Tanya Bachand Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Cooper Sevillano, LLC

1087 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT, 06604



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Top Lawyer Lifetime MemberWho's Who Legal2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
Rising StarSuperLawyers2011
Rising StarSuperLawyers2010
Rising StarSuperLawyers2009
Rising StarSuperLawyers2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberCooper Sevillano, LLC2012 - Present
ShareholderZeldes, Needle & Cooper, PC2004 - 2012
AssociateTremont & Sheldon, PC2002 - 2004

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - Present
New Haven County Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Greater Bridgeport Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Connecticut PostJury awards 3.4M in 2009 death2013
Connecticut Law Tribune Magazine2011 Personal injury Yearbook2012
Connecticut Law TribuneColonoscopy-Gone-Wrong Nets Woman $250,0002012
Connecticut Law TribuneRailroad Conductor's Case Goes Off Track2012
Connecticut Law TribuneFather Son Forge A (Personal) Injury Relationship2012
Connecticut Law Tribune Magazine2010 Personal Injury Yearbook2011
Connecticut Law TribuneHead-On Collision Leads To Settlement of $835,0002011
Connecticut Law TribunePregnant Pause In Trial Ends With Joy2011
Connecticut Law TribuneTrain Conductor Gets $1.2 Million After Derailment2010
Connecticut Law TribuneElderly Woman Settles Infection Claim For $200K2010
Connecticut Law TribuneInjured High School Gymnast Settles For $625,0002010

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Quinnipiac University School of LawN/AJuris Doctorate2001
Trinity CollegePolitical ScienceBachelor of Arts1999
Suffield AcademyN/AHigh School1994