Thera Cooper

Thera Cooper is a passionate and experienced litigator with experience handling complex matters in the areas of consumer finance, construction and construction defect, personal injury defense, and general commercial litigation. Thera’s approach focuses not only on the law, but the practical effects of its application. By fostering effective communication with her clients, Thera thoroughly evaluates the case to craft recommendations leading to a favorable outcome. Whether a dismissal, settlement, or vigorous defense at trial is required, Thera is an aggressive, thoughtful, and effective advocate for her clients.

Prior to attending law school, Thera spent many years in the pharmaceutical industry. That experience greatly informs Thera’s practical approach to her client’s matters. After law school, Thera began working as an associate in a boutique Nevada law firm, where she represented clients in state and federal matters involving the defense of multi-million-dollar construction defect claims, personal injury, premise liability, wrongful death, and other commercial/business litigation. She then moved on to a national firm where she represented national banks and mortgage servicers in matters pending before state and federal trial and appellate courts., Thera has also handled matters involving fidelity and surety claims, insurance coverage and other general commercial disputes.

Thera joined Lasater & Martin in 2020, where she handles cases in Texas and Nevada involving personal injury claims, including wrongful death claims, catastrophic motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, and industrial accidents, as well as construction defect cases.

Education

  • Juris Doctor: Pace Law School, 2013
  • B.A.: University of Arizona

Court Admissions

  • Texas, Nevada
  • S. District Courts for the Northern District of Texas & District of Nevada
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals