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Philip A. Cooper is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Group of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, a diversified law firm of more than 800 attorneys, policy advisors, and professionals across 25 offices serving clients in more than 100 practice areas.

Phil is an experienced corporate, finance and business attorney, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, debt and equity financings, and general corporate counseling. He has served as lead counsel on more than 100 transactions, ranging in transaction value from under $1 million to $3 billion. Phil advises companies and entrepreneurs in a wide variety of industries, including energy, financial services, insurance, staffing, manufacturing, technology, and sports and entertainment.

Born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Phil received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Tulane University and his Juris Doctor degree from Duke University School of Law. Phil resides in Decatur with his wife, two children, and two rescue dogs.