Cooper C. Thurber - Phelps Dunbar LLP

Cooper C. Thurber

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 251-441-8264

Cooper Thurber practices in the area of commercial litigation. His practice concentrates in civil litigation, including product and professional liability, insurance coverage, bad faith, trucking, toxic tort, premises liability and banking law. He represents businesses and insurers in significant commercial and tort litigation. Clients have included insurers, banks, manufacturers, universities, lawyers, judges and developers. Cooper has worked with insurance carriers as both coverage and extra contractual counsel for the last 30 years. He has defended commercial carriers in bad faith, fraud and breach of contract matters in courts throughout Alabama both state and local. He has put on numerous seminars for carriers on avoiding bad faith in Alabama under the L.& S. Roofing doctrine.

Mr. Thurber was with Lyons, Pipes & Cook in Mobile before the firm joined Phelps Dunbar. He is the managing partner of the Mobile office.

University of MississippiBA 1966The University of AlabamaJ.D. 1970

Office Location

101 Dauphin Street, Suite 1000
Mobile, AL 36602
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Insurance Law of the Mobile Metro Area
Cooper C. Thurber has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation (Civil Litigation)
Insurance Law
Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs