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R. Brent Cooper

R. Brent Cooper

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability, Insurance, Defective and Dangerous Products, Employment & Labor

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Employment & Labor: 20%
  2. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  3. Insurance: 20%
  4. Premises Liability: 20%
  5. Medical Malpractice: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Sheadyn Reaves Rogers

    One of the best medical malpractice/insurance defense attorneys in the State, in my opinion!

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Contact Info

Cooper & Scully, a Professional Corporation

900 Jackson Street Suite 100

Dallas, TX, 75202-4452

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
OKAuthorized to practice law201206/01/2012
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197708/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
America's Leading Lawyers for BusinessChambers USA2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
America's Leading Lawyers for BusinessChambers USA2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
America's Leading Lawyers for BusinessChambers USA2012
America's Leading Lawyers for BusinessChambers USA2011
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2011
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2010
America's Leading Lawyers for BusinessChambers USA2010
America's Leading Lawyers for BusinessChambers USA2009
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2009
America's Leading Lawyers for BusinessChambers USA2008
Best Lawyers for InsuranceCorporate Counsel2008
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2008
Texas Super LaweyerTexas Monthly Magazine2007
Best Lawyers for InsuranceCorporate Counsel2007
America's Leading Lawyers for BusinessChambers USA2007
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2006
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2005
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2004
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2003
America's Leading Business LawyersN/AN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior ShareholderCooper & Scully, P.C.1993 - Present
ShareholderCowles & Thompson, P.C.1978 - 1993
AssociateTouchstone, Bernays, and Johnston1977 - 1978

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Oklahoma Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1977 - Present
Texas Association of Defense CounselMemberN/A
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMemberN/A
American College of Coverage and Extracontractual CounselMemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Texas LawyerThink Appellate Strategy Long Before Trial2012
Texas LawyerBurdens of Proof in Coverage Litigation2012
Journal of Texas Insurance LawStowers Revisited—The Extent of the Duty of Settlement2011
Aspatore BooksRecent Developments in Disaster Coverage Litigation – New Approaches and Challenges for Disaster Coverage Attorneys2011
Journal of Texas Insurance LawRules Governing the Use of Extrinsic Evidence in the Duty to Defend – Proposals and Predictions2010
St. Mary's Law JournalProcedural and Judicial Limitations on Voir Dire—Constitutional Implications and Preservation of Error in Civil Cases2009
Texas Tech Law ReviewInsurance2008
UnknownHouse Bill 4 and Proposition 12: An Analysis with Legislative History2005
South Texas Law ReviewProducts Liability After House Bill 42005
South Texas Law ReviewCooper, Hensley & Marshall's Texas Rules of Civil Procedure Annotated2005
Southwestern Law JournalSurvey of Insurance Law1991
Southwestern Law JournalSurvey of Insurance Law1990
Southwestern Law JournalSurvey of Insurance Law1989
Southwestern Law JournalSurvey of Insurance Law1988
Journal of Air Law and Commerce (SMU)Lessor Liability in Aircraft Rental1976

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Texas A&M University, College StationManagementB.B.A.1974

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
WebinarPolicyholder's Duty to Cooperate: Advocating or Defending Against Loss of Coverage for Breach2014
State Bar of Texas, 27th Annual Construction Law ConferenceDealing with Everyday Insurance Roadblocks and Issues in the Construction Industry2014
National Conference on Construction LitigationDuty to Defend in Construction Claims2012
Insurance in the Construction IndustryNavigating the Duty to Defend in Construction Claims2012
Advanced Medical Malpractice CourseAppellate Issues2012
Advanced Insurance Law CourseStandard of Review of Pleadings for the Duty to Defend2012
Business Torts Institute 2011What Every Business TOrt Lawyer Should Know About Insurance Coverage2011
8th Annual Advanced Insurance Law CourseDamages Recoverable in Extra-Contractual Litigation2011
6th Annual Construction SymposiumThe Continuing Injury Doctrine--The Explored and Unexplored2011
18th Annual Texas Insurance Law SymposiumTrial of the Coverage Case2011
15th Annual Texas Insurance Law SymposiumAdditional Insured Morass2011
2010 Advanced Medical Malpractice CourseSettlement Considerations: Stowers, Depleting Policy, Low Limits2010
15th Annual Insurance Law InstituteTrial of the Duty to Indemnify2010
14th Annual Texas Insurance Law SymposiumDefending and Taking the Adjuster's Deposition2010