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.