John H. Cooper

John H. Cooper


Dentons Sirote PC

Recognized since 1991

Birmingham, Alabama

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Securities Regulation

Tax Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Corporate Law
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John advises businesses on topics, including the planning, structuring and negotiating of mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, purchases and sales of businesses and raising capital through issuance of debt and equity securities. He serves as an Adjunct Professor of Advanced Corporate Tax at the University of Alabama School of Law.

Location

  • 2311 Highland Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35205

Education

  • New York University, graduated 1980
  • New York University , LLM Taxation, graduated 1980
  • University of Alabama School of Law , J.D., graduated 1978
  • University of Alabama, Huntsville, B.A. Political Science, graduated 1975

Affiliations

  • Cumberland School of Law - Served as Adjunct Professor
  • Sirote & Permutt - Chief Executive Officer

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Corporate Law

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

  • Corporate Law, Birmingham (2015)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Birmingham (2013)
  • Securities Regulation, Birmingham (2013)
  • Corporate Law, Birmingham (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law

Awards:

  • Chambers USA, Corporate/Commercial, 2003-14
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, 2008-15
  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™
  • Birmingham Magazine "Top Attorney" in Tax Law, 2009
  • Birmingham Business Journal's Best of the Bar 2006
  • Best of US, Inc. "Best of Class" 2006 for Tax

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