Christopher Reid Cooper

Personal

Birthday: 
1966
Birthplace: 
Mobile, AL
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Abner J. Mikva, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1993-1994
Special assistant to the deputy attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1994-1996
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1996-2010
Private practice, London, United Kingdom, 2010-2014

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, August 1, 2013; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1988
Name of School - Second: 

Stanford University Law School

At Stanford Law School, excellence is a given. Our community: engaged faculty and students, influential alumni, dedicated staff is united in its belief that a Stanford Law degree is a powerful tool for change. Our programs: intensive curriculum, hands-on legal clinics, high-profile academic centers cultivate professional skills and values, inspire new ideas, and engage leaders in developing solutions. And our resources: from cutting-edge facilities to the diverse advantages of Stanford University make the Stanford Law campus an ideal environment for exploring and mastering the law.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1993

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/28/2014
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