Ryan Cooper

Prior to joining Sanford Heisler Sharp, Mr. Cooper clerked for the Honorable Robert Pitman of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas.

"Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP fosters a wonderful sense of community and purpose among its employees. I couldn’t think of a more supportive place to advance my legal career.”

Thank you all so much for the incredible work you did to get us here! Your attention to every detail really lifted the burden of this whole ordeal for me and I am extremely grateful to each of you [Saba, Ryan, Lizzie]. I'd also like to add that the expertise and thorough preparation this team brought to the table gave me complete confidence that we’d reach a desirable outcome and, ultimately, the resolution exceeded my expectations. I am extremely grateful to have worked with all of you through what was easily the most difficult experience in my career. Former client and associate at Am Law 100 firm

Ryan Cooper is an Associate in the Washington, DC office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a national law firm with offices in the District of Columbia, New York, California, Tennessee, and Maryland. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School and his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.

Prior to joining Sanford Heisler Sharp, Mr. Cooper clerked for the Honorable Robert Pitman of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. Following his clerkship, he served as an Arthur Liman Public Interest Fellow at a public defender’s office in Austin, Texas, where he represented individuals with mental illness and intellectual disabilities facing criminal charges.

At Yale Law School, Mr. Cooper served as the co-editor-in-chief of the Yale Law & Policy Review. He was also a member of the Education Adequacy Project, where he represented clients challenging the constitutionality of Connecticut’s system for funding public education, and the Criminal Justice Clinic, where he represented clients on criminal cases in Connecticut state court.

Prior to his career in the law, Mr. Cooper worked at a large international strategy consulting firm.

Education

  • J.D., Yale Law School, 2015
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 2010

Clerkships

  • Honorable Robert Pitman, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2015
  • Washington, D.C., 2019
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