Professional Biography
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Emily B. Cooper Counsel

  • New York

    D +1.212.261.6816

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    New York

    1155 Avenue of the Americas, 22nd Floor

    New York, NY 10036-2711

    +1.212.261.6816

    ECooper@perkinscoie.com

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Overview

Emily represents clients from diverse industries in civil litigation in federal and state court and in arbitration. She has litigated a range of commercial matters, including breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, and other business torts. Emily has handled all stages of litigation, including motion practice, e-discovery, depositions, mediation, and evidentiary hearings. 

Emily is committed to pro bono work and has represented a wide range of clients. As a member of a cross-office Perkins Coie team, Emily is currently representing detained immigrants who are suing a detention center operator for forcing them to participate in a voluntary work program.

In 2020, Emily clerked for the Hon. Anne Y. Shields of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. While in law school, Emily interned for the Hon. Leonard Wexler of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and externed at the New York Office of the Attorney General in the Charities Bureau.

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Professional Recognition

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Commercial Litigation Law, 2023

Professional Leadership

  • Co-Lead of Perkins Coie New York Women’s Forum

  • Perkins Coie New York Attorney Development Committee

  • Perkins Coie New York Summer Associate Committee

Related Employment

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Central Islip, NY, Law Clerk for the Hon. Anne Y. Shields, 2020
  • Perkins Coie LLP, New York, NY, Associate, 2018 - 2019
  • Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, New York, NY, Associate, 2015 - 2018

Clerkships

  • Hon. Anne Y. Shields, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2020

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Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
  • Oregon
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015, Notes Editor, Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal
  • Stony Brook University, B.A., History, summa cum laude, 2012, Phi Beta Kappa