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Rod Cooper
 
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Rod practices in the field of civil litigation and has handled a variety of complex commercial disputes. His practice areas include product liability, insurance coverage, and contract cases. Rod has extensive experience representing clients in the automotive and commercial vehicle industry. His product liability practice has focused on the defense of prescription pharmaceutical companies. He carries the AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatingSM by Martindale-Hubbell®.

Rod has successfully tried both jury and bench trials as lead counsel. He also has considerable appellate experience. Rod has argued before appellate courts in Ohio, Michigan, California, and before the Ohio Supreme Court.

He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in 1992 and a law degree from Duke University in 1995.
Civil litigation

Product liability

Insurance coverage

Commercial disputes
Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina, 1995, J.D.

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1992, B.A.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo, Associate Trustee
Toledo Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

American Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan
Hull v. Columbia Gas, 110 Ohio St. 3d 96 (2006)

Eaton Hydraulics Inc. v. Continental Casualty Co., 132 Cal. App. 4th 966 (2005)

Bouchard v. American Home Products, 213 F. Supp. 2d 802 (N.D. Ohio 2002)
Longs v. Wyeth, 536 F. Supp. 2d 843 (N.D. Ohio 2008)

Zuniga v. Norplas Indus. Inc., 974 N.E.2d 1252 (Ohio App. 2012)