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Clerkships
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Stephen A. Higginson, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Christina A. Snyder, United States District Court for the Central District of California
Education
  • Stanford Law School, J.D., 2014, Pro Bono Distinction
  • Co-Editor-in-Chief, Stanford Environmental Law Journal
  • Washington & Lee University, B.A., 2010, summa cum laude
Bar and Court Admissions
  • California
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the 2nd and 5th Circuits

William J. Cooper

Will Cooper's practice focuses on complex civil litigation, white collar matters, and appellate litigation.

Prior to joining MoloLamken, Mr. Cooper served as a law clerk to the Honorable Stephen A. Higginson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the Honorable Christina A. Snyder of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.  During law school, Mr. Cooper drafted appellate briefs for the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic.

Mr. Cooper is admitted in California only.  He is practicing under the supervision of D.C. Bar members.

Representative Matters

  • Representation of global energy company in U.S. district court proceedings to confirm international arbitration award
  • Appeal of order approving settlement of antitrust action involving long-running price-fixing conspiracy
  • Representation of individuals in Department of Justice investigation regarding alleged violations of the False Claims Act
  • Prepared senior government official for interview with agency’s Inspector General
  • Representation of global financial institution in residential mortgage-backed securities litigation