Rebecca Cooper

Rebecca Cooper advises clients facing high-profile corporate crises. She began her career at WilmerHale as a summer associate in 2017, where she focused her practice on providing strategic counsel to clients through legislative, regulatory and litigation challenges. 

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, as well as located safe housing and conducted factual investigations in preparation for trial. 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 was a nominations clerk and hearing clerk for the US Senate Committee on the Judiciary for 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