Douglas A. Cooper, Senior Partner, Ruskin, Moscou & Faltischek, P.C.

Douglas A. Cooper, Esq. is a senior partner, co-chair of the International Practice Group and a member of the Litigation Department and the Construction law practice group. He serves as counsel and trusted advisor to many of the firm’s key clients including a major credit union, a public Real Estate Investment Trust, builders and real estate developers, a global retail company and numerous Long Island based businesses. He was named a Co-Managing Partner in 2002, a position he held until 2010 when he assumed the chair of the Litigation Department. A seasoned and well-regarded litigator, Mr. Cooper has significant trial experience in both State and Federal Court and has argued appeals before the New York Court of Appeals and the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals.  He has led several high profile matters for the firm, notably the landmark sale in 2005 of the private bus lines in New York City to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.  He serves as an officer and director of a public REIT. Mr. Cooper is a member of the Chairman’s Council of the New York Historical Society. Mr. Cooper graduated from Hamilton College, studied at the Sorbonne in Paris, and received his J.D. Degree from Fordham Law School.