Glenn Cooper

Glenn Cooper

Principal, Paley Rothman
  • Family Law, Divorce, Appeals & Appellate...
  • District of Columbia, Maryland
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Glenn Cooper is the Chair of the firm’s Litigation practice and senior partner in our Family Law practice. He frequently appears before federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels, and before arbitration panels and professional disciplinary boards. No matter whether he is litigating a matter of a business or domestic nature, Glenn aggressively defends his clients’ positions and pursues their desired outcomes. The majority of Glenn Cooper's practice is devoted to complex business, financial, commercial and domestic litigation involving significant business issues.
A number of Glenn's cases have helped shape the current state of the law in a number of areas. He is among a select group of active lawyers who have briefed and argued multiple civil cases in Maryland’s Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court. Glenn has earned the respect of his colleagues, having represented a number of lawyers and law firms in Montgomery County. He frequently lectures before various legal and professional associations, and has authored many articles on business issues.
Glenn Cooper is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a national organization whose members are recognized for maintaining the highest degree of professionalism, integrity and excellence in the practice of family law. He is one of about 30 attorneys in the state of Maryland to be named to this prestigious group. Glenn is admitted to practice before a variety of federal and state courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Professional Ethics & Discipline
  • Litigation: Individual
  • Litigation: Business
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
Maryland
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Principal
Palry Rothman
Current
Education
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
J.D. (1973)
Honors: - Law Review - Order of the Coif - Simon E. Sobeloff Prize for distinction in Constitutional Law
University of Maryland - College Park
B.A. (1970)
Awards
Best Lawyers in America (2006-2018)
Best Lawyers (2006-2018)
Washington’s Best Lawyers,” Divorce and Family Law
Washingtonian Magazine
Top Divorce Attorneys" - (2010, 2013, 2017)
Bethesda Magazine
“DC Family Law Lawyer of the Year,”
Best Lawyers in America
- “Maryland Top 10,” Maryland Super Lawyers (2012-2018) - “Maryland Top 100,” Maryland Super Lawyers (2012-2018) - “Maryland Top 50,” Maryland Super Lawyers (2009-2011)
Maryland Super Lawyers (2007-2018)
- “D.C. Top 10,” Washington D.C. Super Lawyers (2017-2018) - “D.C. Top 100,” Washington D.C. Super Lawyers (2008-2018)
Washington D.C. Super Lawyers (2007-2018)
Top Family Law Attorneys”
Washingtonian Magazine
“Top Divorce Attorneys”
Washingtonian Magazine
Who’s Who in American Law
Who’s Who in American Law
AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Professional Associations
Bar Association of Montgomery County
- Past President - Member, Executive Committee - Past Treasurer - Bar Leader
Current
Montgomery County Bar Foundation
- Past President - Member, Executive Committee - Past Treasurer
Current
American Bar Association
Member - Fellow - Past Delegate from Montgomery County
Current
American College of Trial Lawyers
Fellow
Current
American College of Matrimonial Lawyers
Fellow
Current
Pro Bono Committee for Montgomery County
Past Chair
Current
Maryland State Bar
Member, -Fellow, -Past Chair, Committee on Ethics
Current
District of Columbia Bar
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
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USA
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