Constance Cooper is an associate at Hach Rose Schirripa & Cheverie LLP practicing in the area of complex civil litigation. Currently, she is focused on the healthcare data breach case Betz v. St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System Inc., pending in the District of South Carolina, and Duncan, et al. v. Sutter Health, et al., an Insurance Frauds Prevention Act case pending in the Superior Court of Alameda County, California.
Before joining Hach Rose Schirripa & Cheverie LLP, Ms. Cooper practiced with a nationwide federal criminal defense firm as well as a boutique civil plaintiff’s firm in Savannah, Georgia. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ms. Cooper spent eight years as an investigative journalist in both print and television, earning numerous awards for newspaper and broadcast stories.
Ms. Cooper graduated manga cum laude from DePaul University, B.A. Communication. Constance worked for plaintiffs’ firms throughout her legal education, graduating a semester early and second in her class at Savannah Law School, where she served on law review, was research assistant to an election law scholar, and launched a class action against the private ownership of a law school when its campus was sold. Ms. Cooper is admitted to the bars of the states of Georgia and South Carolina and to the United States District Courts of the Northern and Southern Districts of Georgia, the District of South Carolina, the District of Colorado, and the Western District of Wisconsin.