Jonathan Cooper is a Partner in the Cleveland office of Tucker Ellis. Jonathan has spent most of his career as a trial lawyer. He has tried a variety of cases involving allegations of breach of contract, trademark infringement, breach of warranty, securities fraud, theft of trade secret and products liability to verdict or judgment. Jonathan’s primary focus has been the defense of product manufacturers including the national and regional defense of manufacturers of material handling, automation, and electrical products. With over twenty years of trial experience, Jonathan has appeared before state and federal courts in California, Colorado, Georgia, Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.
Jonathan has completed his certification in Legal Process Improvement, an application of LEAN and Six Sigma concepts to the practice of law.
Jonathan lives by Lake Erie with his wife and son and dog Jill. He is a former competitive triathlete. He still tries to run and ride as much as work and family allow. He is also an Apple computer hobbyist and wine lover.
"Four Ways Litigators Can Improve LPM," Legal Project Management Quick Reference Guide (2013)
“WARNING: Conflicting Issues Regarding Warning Labels May Be Hazardous to Your Company's Health,” DRI’s In-House Defense Quarterly (Spring 2011)
Defense Research Institute
International Association of Defense Counsel
Ohio Association of Civil Trial Lawyers
Vice Chair, Product Liability Committee
Alliance for the Great Lakes
The Best Lawyers in America®
Ohio Super Lawyers® (2011-2013)