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A. Blake Cooper

A. Blake Cooper

Associate| Salt Lake City


Blake Cooper works to get clients access to capital and maneuver through complicated mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He has counseled clients ranging in size from startups to Fortune 50 companies in various foreign and domestic transactions. Blake also has extensive experience in helping mid- and small-cap public companies manage SEC reporting and capital markets issues. 

  • Represented public company in acquisition of global footwear brands
  • Negotiated sale of digital imaging company to strategic buyer
  • Counseled public medical device company in acquisition of strategic competitor
  • Advised renewable energy company in series of acquisitions and dispositions of global assets
  • Represented numerous public companies regarding SEC reporting and capital markets transactions
  • Represented group of investors in hostile proxy fight for control of a public company
  • University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D., 2006)
    • Editor, Connecticut Law Review
    • Oliver Ellsworth Scholarship Recipient
  • Seton Hall University (B.A., 2002)
  • Brigham Young University
  • "The Rise of Reps and Warranties Insurance in the Lower Middle Market," Quoted, Axial Forum, by Karen Sibayan (March 22, 2016)
  • "The Changing Landscape of Proxy Solicitation: What You Need to Do Now," Co-Author, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (October 2007)
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Corporate Associate (2011-2016)
  • Day Pitney LLP, Corporate Associate (2006-2011), Summer Associate (2005)
  • The Phoenix Companies, Inc., Office of General Counsel, Summer Associate (2004)
  • Japanese
  • French
  • Utah
  • New York