Howard M. Cooper was named 2018 First Amendment Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Boston by Best Lawyers in America. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as a Lawyer of the Year.
Mr. Cooper, first selected to Best Lawyers in America in 2006, is a founding partner of Todd & Weld. He regularly handles significant First Amendment legal matters that are often of public significance.
Noteworthy First Amendment matters that Mr. Cooper has handled include:
In addition to First Amendment Law, Mr. Cooper was also recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2018 directory for Commercial Litigation and Civil Rights Law.
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