Mr. Cooke is a member of the Firm's Corporate and Business Transactions Department and serves on the Board of Directors. Practicing law for over 14 years, Mr. Cooke advises his clients on their business transactions, both asset and stock purchases as well as the management of the transaction process. He has extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, many with deal values between $2 million and $110 million.
Beginning his legal career in San Antonio, Texas, Mr. Cooke advised clients on a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters. Eventually gravitating to a corporate business practice, Mr. Cooke advised clients on mergers and acquisition transactions, representing publicly traded companies, private business, and private equity. He was selected to the Super Lawyers© Texas Rising Stars List in 2008. Returning to Northeast Ohio in June of 2008, Mr. Cooke continued his practice, primarily focusing on mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Cooke is active in the community, serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the West Side Catholic Center, a committee member for the St. Ignatius High School Alumni Association, and volunteer for the National CMV Foundation.
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2018: National Business Institute - Buying and Selling a Business: Strategically Negotiating the Purchase Agreement and Acquisition Best Practices
2011-2018: Federal Bar Association (Cleveland) - New Lawyer Training: Starting Your Law Practice
Dayton Law Review, Notes and Comments, case note relating to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2004 decision in Ring v. Arizona.
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