CONTACT ANDREW COOPER
New York University School of Law, New York, New York
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
B.B.A., Public Accounting, 1986
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2013
New York Court of Appeals, 1996
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1994
U.S. District Court, Eastern Districts of New York, 1994
State of Florida, 1992
State of New York, 1990
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1990
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1989
State of New Jersey, 1989
Corporate & Transactions
CERTIFICATIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator
PUBLICATIONS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Breaking Down COVID-19 – A Living Textbook, Contributing Author
BOARD & COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
Past-President, Bellmore-Merrick Bulldogs Hockey Club
Past-President, Merrick PAL Soccer League
Founder, Merrick PAL Developmental Soccer Program.
Soccer Coaching, LIJSL “C” License/NSCAA State Diploma (Level 3) (US Soccer Level “E” equivalent).
Coach, Massapequa Coastal Baseball League – Challenger Division.
Former Head Coach, Hofstra University’s Men’s Rugby Team (2013 – 2015)
Andrew P. Cooper
Andrew Cooper is a founding member of Mohen Cooper LLC with over 30 years of experience in representing clients, often in the capacity of General Counsel with responsibilities at every management and supervisory level. These responsibilities included risk management, consulting, litigation and corporate transactions, patent, trademark, construction and bankruptcy.
His representative clients span a wide range of industries, from Fortune 500 companies, to the salty snack food and beverage industry, brewery and cannabis, colleges and universities, as well as major manufacturers and retailers. Mr. Cooper’s representation of the construction industry includes building owners and developers, as well as contractors and subcontractors in construction related litigation and arbitrations and business transactions. His healthcare practice includes representing a diverse cross-section of health care providers including physician groups, hospitals, physician/hospital organizations, independent practice associations, diagnostic and treatment centers, office-based and ambulatory surgery centers, effectively acting as general counsel counsel in all aspects of business operations including transactions, employment, human resources, and litigation matters.
Andrew earned his Bachelors of Business Administration in Public Accounting from Hofstra University (B.B.A., 1986), where he was a member of Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting Honor Society). He received his law degree from Hofstra University School of Law in 1989, where he was on the Editorial Board of the Hofstra Law Review, Volume 17, 1988-1989. Andrew went on to a Federal Clerkship with the Honorable Thomas J. McAvoy, United States District Judge, Northern District of New York and, thereafter, obtained a Masters of Law from New York University School of Law (LLM, 1994).
Notwithstanding his busy practice and trial schedule, Andrew always found time to stay active in his community, as well as other extra-curricular activities. He was the Head Coach of Hofstra University’s Men’s Rugby Team from 2013 – 2015 and currently maintains a USA Rugby, Level 2 Coaching License. Andrew is a Past-President of the Merrick PAL Soccer League, and founder of the Merrick PAL Developmental Soccer Program, as well as a soccer coach holding a LIJSL “C” License/NSCAA State Diploma (Level 3) (US Soccer Level “E” equivalent). Mr. Cooper is a Past President of the Bellmore-Merrick Bulldogs Hockey Club, a position he had occupied from 2011 – 2017. Mr. Cooper also coached in the Massapequa Coastal Baseball League’s Challenger Division.
Further, Andrew is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, where he has taught Foundational Lawyering Skills since 2015.
Andrew was also featured in Long Island Business News, Who’s Who in Healthcare Law, June 6-12, 2014, Vol. 61, No. 24, and has been named to New York’s “Super Lawyers” list as one of the top Healthcare lawyers in the New York for the last 8 years (2013 – 2020).
Andrew is admitted to practice law in all courts in the States of New York, New Jersey and Florida, before the federal courts in the Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey and the Southern District of Florida.
Mohen Cooper LLC
2014 – Present
2020 – Present
Co-Founder and General Counsel
First Medicine / Global Clinical Partners (§501(c)(3))
2020 – Present
General Counsel and CVO
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
2015 – Present
Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP
2011 – 2015
Partner, Chair Healthcare Practice Group
Hession, Bekoff Cooper & LoPiccolo, LLP
2004 – 2011