Our Attorneys

C. Benjamin Cooper



Ben Cooper helps people use the law to deal with life-changing harms. His practice focuses on wrongful death, civil rights, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, and complex business cases.

Ben is known as a thorough, well-prepared trial lawyer who aggressively and ethically pursues his clients’ cases. He is also a skilled appellate advocate. Ben strongly believes in holding powerful companies, people, and governments accountable, and he works hard to help his clients find meaning through their cases.

  • Multiple seven-figure settlements and jury verdict
  • The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40
  • Began his career in Washington, D.C. at one of the world's largest law firms
  • Top score on Ohio bar exam
  • 2022 recipient of American Association of Justice Trial Lawyer Cares Award

Ben's Mission

I love holding big companies and governments accountable, and being able to comfort and guide someone through a crisis. I’m grateful for the chance to help our clients, because serving others is what life’s about.

Representative Verdicts and Settlements

Confidential Settlement

for a mother who lost her unborn child due to toxic gas caused by the faulty installation of a fireplace.

Confidential Settlement

for an immigrant due to negligence by his former immigration attorney.

$1,900,000 Settlement

for the family of a 4-year-old child killed by a stove that the apartment complex had not secured.

$2,607,000 Jury Verdict

for the family of a patient whose doctor failed to provide proper care for her at Mount Carmel.

$950,000 Jury Verdict

against a surgeon who botched a shoulder surgery, severing and failing to repair the spinal accessory nerve.

Confidential Settlement

for African immigrant who experienced racial discrimination at work.

$385,000 Settlement

for injuries a man suffered as a result of a rear-end collision.

Confidential Settlement

for inmate who was beaten by corrections officers.

Confidential Settlement

for a woman who suffered injuries after falling in a restaurant

Confidential Settlement

for an employee who was fired after sticking up for his co-worker’s civil rights.

$290,000 Settlement

for injuries caused by a Ross County officer’s excessive force.

Ohio $1,250,000 Settlement

Settlement & policy changes for the family of a man killed by a gun sold to a violent convicted felon.

Ohio $750,000 Settlement

Settlement for the family of a man who died because of an ER doctor’s missed diagnosis.

Ohio $900,000 Settlement

Settlement for a woman’s death caused by a bowel perforation and botched surgery.

Ohio Confidential Settlement

Confidential settlement for lasting injuries caused by a sexual assault during a date.

Ohio $1,098,642 Jury Verdict

Jury verdict & pre-judgment interest for a complex fee dispute on behalf of a law firm.

Ohio Confidential Settlement

Confidential seven-figure settlement for traumatic brain injury caused by an under-insured driver.

Ohio $750,000 Settlement

Settlement for a young woman seriously injured in a truck crash.

Ohio Confidential Settlement

Confidential settlement for a woman with serious injuries caused by a negligently maintained parking lot.

*The outcome of any client’s case will depend on the particular legal and factual circumstances of the case.

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia (inactive)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia

Professional Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • The National Trial Lawyers


  • University of Virginia
  • University of Virginia School of Law

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