Glenn M. Cooper

Glenn M. Cooper

Paley Rothman

Recognized since 2006

Bethesda, Maryland

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Family Law

Family Law Arbitration

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Family Law
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Glenn M. Cooper is the chair and senior member of the firm’s Litigation and Family Law practices. He frequently appears before federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels, and before arbitration panels and professional disciplinary boards. The majority of his practice is devoted to complex business, financial, commercial and domestic litigation involving significant business issues. A number of Mr. Cooper’s cases have helped shape the current state of the law in a number of areas. He is among a select group of active lawyers who have briefed and argued multiple civil cases in Maryland’s Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court which only accepts cases that involve issues of significant public importance. He has also earned the respect of his colleagues, having represented a number of lawyers and law firms in Montgomery County.


  • 4800 Hampden Lane, Sixth Floor
    Bethesda, MD 20814-2930
  • 252 North Washington Street
    Falls Church, VA 22046


  • University of Maryland, J.D., graduated 1973
  • University of Maryland, BA, graduated 1970

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, The District of Columbia Bar
  • Maryland, Maryland State Bar Association


  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Fellow
  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County - Past President
  • Montgomery County Maryland Bar Foundation - Past President

Paley Rothman
Headquarters: Bethesda, Maryland

17 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Family Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Family Law, Washington, DC (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Family Law
  • Family Law Arbitration
  • Commercial Litigation


  • Maryland Top 10 Super Lawyers (2015)
  • Maryland Top 50 Super Lawyers (2009-2011)
  • Maryland Top 100 Super Lawyers (2012-2015)
  • Washington D.C. Top 100 Super Lawyers (2008-2014)
  • Maryland Super Lawyers (2007-2015)
  • Washington D.C. Super Lawyers (2007-2014)
  • 2014 DC Family Law Lawyer of the Year - Best Lawyers
  • Washingtonian Magazine - Top Divorce Attorney

Areas of Concentration

  • Litigation
  • Family Law

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