SOUTHFIELD, Mich., October 25, 2010 – Mark Cooper, partner with Southfield-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., has been elected to a two-year-term as Chair of the Insurance and Indemnity Law section of the State Bar of Michigan. Jaffe CEO Richard Zussman made the announcement.
Mr. Cooper serves as a member of the Firm’s litigation practice group specializing in complex commercial matters with a focus on construction defect, development, contract issues and all aspects of insurance. He frequently litigates, tries and arbitrates complex commercial matters with first-chair experience including numerous trials, arbitration and other methods of alternative dispute resolution.
Mr. Cooper earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri and is a cum laude graduate of Michigan State University Law School. He is a member of the Oakland Country Bar Association, Defense Research Institute and the American Inns of Court.
Michigan-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss is recognized throughout the nation as a relationship-based, highly qualified, full-service business law firm. With an outstanding reputation for providing sophisticated legal services and counsel to businesses of all sizes, family-owned enterprises, individuals and entrepreneurs, Jaffe has more than 100 attorneys in its Southfield, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Naples and Jerusalem offices.
Among the Firm’s practice areas are appellate, aviation, corporate, criminal, e-commerce, electronic banking, employee benefits, environmental, estate planning, family law, financial services, immigration, insolvency & reorganization, insurance, intellectual property, information technology, litigation, labor, mergers & acquisitions, mortgage banking, property tax appeals, public finance, real estate, securities and tax law.