Daniel Cooper is the President of LitStrat Inc. While at LitStrat, he has worked on hundreds of jury and bench trials. The cases have generally involved complex civil claims in the areas of intellectual property, antitrust, securities, employment, products liability, professional malpractice, fraud, and commercial contract.
Mr. Cooper is a graduate of Brown University, Harvard University's Graduate School of Education, and Columbia University's School of Law. After law school, he clerked for Judge Jack Weinstein (United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.) He then spent several years in private practice specializing in complex commercial cases before serving as Vice President for Corporate Administration at ICN Pharmaceuticals. In 1996, Mr. Cooper joined Dr. Louis Genevie at LitStrat.
Mr. Cooper’s recent publications include: “Tackling Hindsight Bias in Failure to Warn Cases” (For the Defense, October 2010, co-authored with Loren Brown, Esq. and Christopher Campbell, Esq., awarded DRI’s G. Duffield Smith Outstanding Publication Award for 2010) and “Teaching Science to Jurors: Ten Challenges to Effective Communication of Technical Issues by You and Your Witnesses” (Chapter 24, PLI Course Book, Trial by Jury 2011.)
Among his other publications, Mr. Cooper co-authored “Can Jury Research Predict the Outcome of a Trial?” (For the Defense) and “Trying Patent Cases in US Federal Courts: Telling the Story Behind the Technology” (Intellectual Asset Management Magazine, January/February 2010). Mr. Cooper has taught at various CLE programs and Webinars and recently completed a nine session in house law firm CLE program entitled “Speaking with Jurors; a case study of a patent case from complaint through deliberations.”