LAW OFFICE of Theodore M. CoopersteinTHEODORE M. COOPERSTEIN
1815 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.WSuite 501Washington, D.C. 20006
fax (202) 331-9841E-MAIL mailto : % email@example.com
The law office of Theodore M. Cooperstein
represents clients in trials and appeals, in United States Courts, of commercial matters, including intellectual property, banking, finance, and business disputes, with an emphasis on cases involving international transactions or parties from outside the United States.Matters can also include the special circumstance of litigation involving foreign governments, agencies or instrumentalities, or foreign government-owned corporations.Whether a simple claim for payment on goods shipped internationally, breaches of contract, licensing disputes, or international finance and lender liability, or simply advising on the nature, procedure or likelihood of such claims, you can have guidance through the American courts system to resolve your case.
As a federal court practice with sound grounding in Constitutional civil rights law, the office is also prepared to litigate (against or on behalf of state and local governments or their individual government officers at all levels) charges of misconduct in violation of the Constitution and laws of the United States, or actions for resulting injuries to individuals or corporations.The practice's experience encompasses Section 1983 civil rights claims, Bivens - type constitutional actions, and Federal Tort Claims Act cases, in a variety of federal courts.
...Theodore M. CoopersteinTheodore M. Cooperstein
graduated in 1984 from Dartmouth College, earning his
A.B. degree summa cum laude with Honors in History, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.He
J.D. degree in 1987 from Stanford University, where he was Note Editor of the Stanford Law Review and served Dean John Hart Ely as research assistant in war powers and constitutional law.In 1999, Georgetown University conferred on Mr. Cooperstein
the LL.M. degree in International & Comparative Law, with Distinction.
In 1987-88, Mr. Cooperstein
served as law clerk to Judge Morris S. Arnold of the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas (now Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit).Following his
litigated in New York, at Dewey Ballantine and at Davis, Weber & Edwards, commercial disputes in trial and appellate courts on matters including antitrust, RICO, bankruptcy, securities, lender liability, software copyright, and patent law.Mr. Cooperstein
also prosecuted cases involving the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and provisional remedies of attachments, injunctions, seizures and receiverships.Mr. Cooperstein
served twice as Special Assistant District Attorney for New York County to uphold criminal convictions on appeal.From 1993-95 he
was also General Counsel of the New York State Young Republicans Association.Mr. Cooperstein
joined Cooper, Carvin & Rosenthal in 1998, after serving for three years as Assistant General Counsel of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.At the FBI, Mr. Cooperstein
had defended the Bureau and its Agents in civil suits alleging torts and violations of constitutional rights.At Cooper, Carvin & Rosenthal, Mr. Cooperstein
litigated a variety of matters, including banking contract disputes or regulatory goodwill litigation against the United States, hostile takeover litigation, and appeals before the United States Supreme Court and the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals.Mr. Cooperstein
received a commission in the U.S. Army Reserve in 1983, and he
presently holds the rank of Major in a Reserve Airborne battalion.His
assignments have been in Special Forces, Military Intelligence, and Civil Affairs.Mr. Cooperstein
speaks French and German.Mr. Cooperstein
is a member of the bars of District of Columbia, New Hampshire and New York.He
is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court ; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Federal, Second, and Ninth Circuits ; the U.S. Court of Federal Claims ; and U.S. District Courts in the states listed above.In 1993, Mr. Cooperstein
joined the Board of Trustees of The Dartmouth Review, and he
serves in the leadership of the International & National Security Law Practice Group of The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy.His
other activities include the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security and the American Society of International Law.Mr. Cooperstein
has published Sensing Leave for One's Takings, 7 Stan.Envt'l L.J. 49 (1988), and written for the Wall Street Journal and professional newsletters on topics ranging from federal judicial appointments to overseas intelligence support to law enforcement.