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In addition to mesothelioma and asbestosis litigation, Steve also handles the following practice areas - Civil litigation, Appellate practice, & Medical malpractice.

 

Email:
scooperstein@brbs.com

Phone:
(800) 396-0899 or (215) 569-4000

Born:
March 15, 1953

College:
Williams College, A.B., 1974

Law School:
Villanova University, J.D., 1977

Membership:
Philadelphia Bar Association (Member: Legislative Liaison Committee, 1986; Criminal Justice Section, 1985-1986).

Admissions:
1977, Pennsylvania; 1986, U.S. Supreme Court

Biography

Steve Cooperstein has been with Brookman, Rosenberg, Brown & Sandler since 1989. He is a 1974 graduate of Williams College, and a 1977 graduate of Villanova University School of Law. After receiving his J.D., Steve became an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia, where he served until 1986. During his tenure in the District Attorney’s Office, Steve handled hundreds of appeals, filing briefs and presenting arguments in the Pennsylvania Supreme and Superior Courts, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States. In addition, for a period of time, Steve supervised the District Attorney’s responses to petitions for writ of habeas corpus filed by sentenced prisoners in the United States District Court. At the time he left the District Attorney’s Office for private practice, Steve was chief of the Legislation Unit.From 1986 until 1989, Steve was with the Philadelphia firm of White and Williams, working in its commercial litigation department. In 1989, Steve assumed his current position. Over the years, he has done extensive pretrial and post trial work in all areas of the firm’s cases, including filing briefs and presenting oral arguments in the appellate courts of Pennsylvania on behalf of dozens of seriously injured plaintiffs.Steve has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available to any lawyer. In 2010, Steve was named a Philadelphia Super Lawyer, meaning he was selected by his peers as being among the top five percent of practicing attorneys in Pennsylvania.

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