Samuel T. Cooper is a Civil litigation attorney in our Norristown, Montgomery County, PA office. He joined High Swartz after completing a comprehensive judicial clerkship with the Honorable Daniel J. Clifford of the Family Law Division of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas.
Mr. Cooper’s experience include multiple clerkships with courts and attorneys. During his undergraduate studies at Elizabethtown College, Mr. Cooper gained valuable legal knowledge working in the PA office of the Attorney General and in the office of Senator John Rafferty, Jr. Alongside his tenure at Widger School of Law at Villanova University, Sam completed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Thomas P. Rogers and also represented the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office.
Before graduating from Villanova, Sam was a member of the competitive trial advocacy group and was Director of Recruitment and Alumni Relations for the Moot Court Board. In 2018, as a member of the Board he was awarded champion of the UNLV Frank A. Schreck Gaming Law Competition. In 2019, Sam was honored as the recipient of the David E. Worby ’76 Scholarship for distinguished trial advocacy as well as the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) Eric D. Turner Award.
Mr. Cooper is a native of Montgomery county with interests and activities including long distance running, hiking, and dog fostering. Since 2019, Mr. Cooper has opened up his home to dogs in need of care through Home At Last Dog Rescue of North Wales, PA.
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Affiliations & Honors
- Pennsylvania Bar Association – Member
- Montgomery Bar Association – Member
- Pennsylvania, 2019
- Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law - Juris Doctor, 2019
- Elizabethtown College - B.A. in Legal Studies & English Professional Writing, 2016
- Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, Chambers of the Honorable Daniel J. Clifford
Norristown, PA; Law Clerk, 2019 – 2020
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