Steven Cooper


How I represent clients at Schwabe

I use my business and corporate law knowledge to find solutions to each client’s unique goals. I draw upon my experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate formations and governance, contract drafting, and transition planning for closely held businesses to deliver innovative solutions to a broad range of complex business matters.


  • Assisted in drafting documents for use in a multi-million dollar corporate transaction
  • Provided client with comprehensive summary of Oregon property tax exemption programs
  • Assisted nonprofit corporation in revising and updating governance documents
  • Compiled research report on the legal use of funds gifted to charity for restricted purposes under Washington law
  • Drafted research summaries and arguments for use in tax dispute negotiations with the IRS


  • University of Oregon, School of Law, Juris Doctor degree, Order of the Coif
  • Washington State University, Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs summa cum laude ‎(2018).


  • Oregon State Courts


  • Oregon State Bar, Business Law Section, Member
  • Oregon State Bar, Taxation Section, Member


  • Order of the Coif, University of Oregon School of Law (2021)

Outside Interests

Enjoying the Northern California Coast.

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