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Patrick S. Cooper

Patrick S. Cooper

Partner
Location:
Omaha, Nebraska
Phone:
402-978-5376
800-652-9490
402-913-3670
Fax:
402-341-8290
E-mail:

Pat has extensive experience in complex civil litigation, primarily as defense counsel in matters that involve commercial litigation issues, intellectual property, insurance coverage issues, products liability and other personal injury disputes, and internet / e-commerce matters.

Pat's litigation experience has involved cases in state and federal courts, both in Nebraska and across the country. Pat has handled mediations, arbitrations, jury trials, and bench trials, as well as civil appeals in state and federal court.

Prior to joining Fraser Stryker, Pat served a two-year term as a law clerk for the Honorable Lyle E. Strom, Senior United States District Judge for the District of Nebraska.

Pat currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Creighton University School of Law, teaching trial practice, and is the Treasurer for the Omaha Bar Association. Pat is also the co-chair of the firm's Recruiting Committee.

Areas of Practice

  • Federal Court Litigation
  • Insurance Defense and Self-Insured Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Products Liability.
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Internet Law
  • Class Action Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2005
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2007

Education

  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
    • J.D. (Magna Cum Laude) - 2002
    • Honors: Creighton Domestic Moot Court Board
    • Honors: National Trial Team - Member
    • Honors: National Appellate Advocacy Team
    • Law Review: Creighton Law Review, Assistant Editor
  • Creighton University
    • B.A. - 1999

Representative Cases

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Trial Practice, Creighton University School of Law

Honors and Awards

  • Rated BV® Distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association - Leadership Academy, 2006 - 2007
  • Defense Research Institute, Member, 2004 - Present
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association, Member
  • Law Explorer Post, Instructor
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska - Docket and Local Rules Committee, 2003 - 2004
  • Omaha Bar Association, Treasurer

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Lyle E. Strom, Senior U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, Law Clerk, 2002 - 2004

Patrick Cooper

Position: Partner

Email
402-978-5376

Practice Areas

Admitted

2011

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

2010

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

2007

  • U.S. Tax Court

2005

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

2002

  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska

Education

LAW SCHOOL: Creighton University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2002

COLLEGE: Creighton University, B.A., 1999

Martindale-Hubbell from LexisNexis | AV Preeminent | For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability 2013 | Patrick S Cooper

Pat has extensive experience in complex civil litigation, primarily as defense counsel in matters that involve commercial litigation issues, intellectual property, insurance coverage issues, products liability and other personal injury disputes, and Internet/e-commerce matters.

Pat's litigation experience has involved cases in state and federal courts, both in Nebraska and across the country. Pat has handled mediations, arbitrations, jury trials, and bench trials, as well as civil appeals in state and federal court.

Prior to joining Fraser Stryker, Pat served a two-year term as a law clerk for the Honorable Lyle E. Strom, Senior United States District Judge for the District of Nebraska.

Pat currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Creighton University School of Law, teaching trial practice, and is the Treasurer for the Omaha Bar Association. Pat is also the co-chair of the Firm's Recruiting Committee.

Honors and Awards

  • Rated BV® Distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected to Super Lawyers in 2013 in the practice area of Civil Litigation Defense

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 2004
  • Nebraska State Bar Association - Leadership Academy (2006-2007)
  • Omaha Bar Association - Treasurer
  • Defense Research Institute - Member (2004 - present)
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association - Member

Judicial Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Lyle E. Strom, Senior U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, 2002-2004

Legal Experience

Other

  • Creighton University School of Law - Adjunct Professor of Trial Practice
  • Law Explorer Post - Instructor
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska - Docket and Local Rules Committee (2003-2004)
  • Creighton Law Review - Assistant Editor (2002)
  • Creighton Domestic Moot Court Board - President (2001-02)
  • National Trial Team - Member (2001-02)
  • National Appellate Advocacy Team (2000-01)

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