David H. Cooper


David Cooper joined Commonwealth Counsel Group PLLC as Of Counsel in 2023.  His practice focuses on general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), intellectual property and high-stakes business transactions.

Previously, Mr. Cooper was a partner at Roth & Cooper, P.S.C.; a partner at Goldberg Simpson LLC; served as a senior counsel at Louisville Gas & Electric Company (PPL Corporation); and since 2012 has been a sole practitioner as the Law Office of David H. Cooper.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Cooper owned and operated seven businesses (wholesale distribution; industrial construction; specialty manufacturing; and steel fabrication).  As an entrepreneur, he has participated in a wide variety of investments and ventures.  His experience as a successful business owner and in-house counsel allows him to offer practical and strategic insights to help clients maximize value and minimize risk.

Mr. Cooper’s practice areas include:

  • Entrepreneurial Start-Ups; Analysis of Forecasts, Projections and Business Plans
  • Business Entity Formulations and Syndications; Limited Liability Companies;
  • Corporations; Partnerships and Joint Ventures
  • Legal and Business Review of Franchise Opportunities
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Buying and Selling of Businesses
  • Assets Purchase Agreements and Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Stock Redemption Agreements; Stock and/or Member Interest Purchase Transactions
  • Buy-Sell Agreements; Cross-Indemnification Agreements
  • Resolution of Commercial Disputes; Resolution of Owner Disputes
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Commercial Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements; Commercial Leases
  • Construction Law
  • Secured Transactions
  • Bank Loan Documentation Review and Negotiation
  • Drafting and Review of Supply and Procurement Contracts
  • Drafting and Review of All Types of Commercial Contracts
  • Management Agreements
  • Consulting Agreements
  • Employment Agreements with Non-Compete, Non-Solicitation and Confidentially Restrictions
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Intellectual Property
  • Adoption and Clearance Trademarks; Federal Registrations of Trademarks in USPTO
  • Unfair Competition Matters
  • License and Marketing Agreements


Vanderbilt University
University of Kentucky College of Law

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Kentucky Bar Association

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David H. Cooper