Mr. Cooley assumes a leadership role in the Missouri chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA), which is the premier bar association serving the federal practitioner and the federal judiciary. The FBA is based in Arlington, Virginia.
Mr. Cooley said, “The Federal Bar Association and its Missouri Chapter are dedicated to advancing the science of jurisprudence and promoting the welfare, interests, education and professional development of all attorneys involved in federal law. Members include attorneys in small to large legal firms, corporations and federal agencies, and members of the judiciary. I am honored to serve as treasurer on the Federal Bar Association, Missouri Chapter.”
The FBA’s Missouri Chapter is involved with activities to support the FBA’s mission and vision, including monitoring federal issues that impact the practice of federal lawyers and the courts; keeping members abreast of current federal issues; providing opportunities for scholarship and education to the profession; offering opportunities for judges and attorneys (http://www.fedbar.org/
Mr. Cooley is licensed to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Eighth Circuits, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri and the Southern District of Illinois. He has also appeared pro hac vice in other courts, and his white collar criminal defense and business litigation practice spans nationwide.
In his white collar practice, Mr. Cooley represents businesses and individuals including but not limited to pharmacies, physicians and website owners under investigation or indicted for offenses, such as health care and insurance fraud, and violations of the Controlled Substances Act, the Ryan Haight Act and the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, as well as individuals under investigation or indicted for mortgage fraud, money laundering, and mail and wire fraud.
In his business litigation practice, Mr. Cooley represents businesses and individuals in a wide variety of litigation matters including complex commercial and real estate litigation, as well as e-commerce and internet disputes. Many of those litigation matters concern commercial fraud, fiduciary obligations and intellectual property disputes. Mr. Cooley can be reached at 314.721.7701.
Mr. Cooley is a member of the Missouri Bar, the Illinois Bar, the Federal Bar and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, as well as the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Missouri Association of Criminal (http://www.capessokol.com/
Capes, Sokol, Goodman + Sarachan, P.C. in Clayton, Missouri, is a firm of seasoned attorneys, committed to achieving business and individual client objectives in the most effective and efficient manner possible. When resolution requires litigation or the skills of an innovative transactional attorney, this group of attorneys has a long and distinguished record of success.
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