Rebecca Cooper focuses her practice on clients facing high-profile corporate crises, particularly those involving congressional inquiries or anti-discrimination matters. She has experience conducting sensitive internal investigations and company culture reviews, including those related to allegations of sexual misconduct and discrimination. She also has experience helping clients respond to government inquiries and preparing senior executives and other witnesses for congressional testimony.

While pursuing her legal education, Ms. Cooper was a student attorney for the Georgetown Law Domestic Violence Clinic, where she successfully represented three domestic violence survivors in filings and proceedings before the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Ms. Cooper was also an extern for the Honorable Patricia Millett of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, a law clerk for the District of Columbia Public Defender Service and a legal intern in the Office of the White House Counsel during the Obama Administration. 

Prior to law school, Ms. Cooper worked as the nominations clerk and the hearing clerk for the US Senate Committee on the Judiciary under Senator Patrick Leahy, as well as a government affairs associate for a public policy and consulting firm in Washington DC. 

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  • Education

    • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2018

      cum laude Pro Bono Pledge Exceptional Recognition, Executive Editor, American Criminal Law Review
    • BS, Public Health and Health Policy, minor in Spanish, University of Richmond, 2012

      magna cum laude
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia