Providing legal excellence for over 60 years in Kentucky

Thomas M. Cooper

Thomas M. Cooper

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence 2020

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1974
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Order of Coif
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. - 1962

Bar Admission

  • Kentucky, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1988

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense Law
  • Workers Compensation Law
  • Wrongful Discharge Law

Published Works

  • Uninsured Motorist Coverage, Kentucky Law Journal, Vol 62 (No. 2), 1974
  • The "Comp" Factor in Tort Cases, Kentucky Bench & Bar, Vol 51 (No.1), 1987
  • Briefs: Two Perspectives, Workers' Compensation in Kentucky, Chapter 15, 1996

Honors

  • Silver Star, Bronze Star, Navy Commendation Medal
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated

Past Positions

  • United States Marine Corps, 2nd LT - Captain, 1963 to 1971
  • United States Marine Corps Reserve, Captain - Colonel, 1972 to 1992

Languages

  • English

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Sigma Phi Epsilon

Professional Associations

  • Fayette County Bar Association, Member, 1974 to Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, 1974 to Present

Current Employment Position

  • Of Counsel