Richard "Rick" S. Cooper, Esq.
Rick is the co-chair of the firm’s National Healthcare Practice Group and is co-chair of its Healthcare Restructuring Practice Group. Rick served on the firm's Board of Directors from 1992-2012.
He focuses his national practice in healthcare law, representing clients in transactional, restructuring, corporate compliance, regulatory, licensure, strategic planning, and venture matters. Practice group clients include private practice and academic physician groups, hospitals and health systems (including tax-exempt, physician and investor owned hospitals, critical access to large systems and academic medical centers), physician networks, laboratories (anatomic, clinical, molecular, toxicology, and specialty), healthcare associations and societies, hospitalists and hospitalist companies, multi-specialty clinics, medical staffs, imaging centers, surgery centers, outpatient medical facilities, home health providers, drug and alcohol treatment facilities, occupational medicine companies, healthcare technology companies, and healthcare billing and management companies.
Rick earned a J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 1981. He received a B.A., cum laude, from Syracuse University in 1978.