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Robert E. Cooper

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Office: (205) 933-9033 in Birmingham

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Robert E. Cooper



2000A SouthBridge Parkway, Suite 400

Birmingham, AL 35209


(888) 435-9033


(205) 933-9033

Email: bcooper@uww-adr.com


Robert “Bob” Cooper has tried well over 100 cases to a jury verdict, defending a wide variety of claims, over the course of his 46-year career. He has tried cases in most of Alabama’s 67 counties and in all three of the state’s federal district courts. Bob recently retired as a founding partner at one of Birmingham’s leading firms in favor of becoming a full-time neutral.

He intends for his practice to remain diverse, mediating all types of personal injury, professional negligence, fraud, bad faith and other matters.

Bob has received an AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers. He also has been recognized as a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation.

Bob is married to Alexis Cooper, and they have two adult daughters.

Education & Qualifications

  • B.S., University of Alabama, 1974
  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, 1977

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • Member, Birmingham Bar Association
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Fellow, Alabama Law Foundation
  • Fellow, Birmingham Bar Foundation
  • Member, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Member, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association


  • AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers®
  • Recognized as a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama State Bar
  • All Alabama state and federal courts
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 5th and 11th Circuits

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence
  • Fraud
  • Bad Faith
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Construction Litigation
  • Estates and Wills