Billy Cooper counsels major domestic and international corporations on how best to approach business transactions with the United States and foreign governments. He concentrates on matters involving public policy, domestic and international business transactions, legislation and government procurement.

    With over 23 years of legal experience, Billy brings clients a wealth of knowledge in public policy, business transactions, contracts, procurement, mergers and acquisitions, government contracts, international law, employment and labor law, environmental law, claims and risk management. Billy's practice is based in Denver, though he frequently works out of Squire Patton Boggs’ Washington DC office.

    Before joining the firm, Billy held positions in corporate legal departments and private law practice. He served as general counsel to Foster Wheeler Environmental Corporation where he was responsible for all domestic and international legal matters and subsidiaries. As a member of the company's Executive Committee, he helped shape the company's worldwide business strategy.

    Billy also served with the US Navy, and was honorably discharged as a Lieutenant Commander. While in the Navy, he served on ship duty, as well as domestic and international assignments. 

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    • Represent largest Chinese privately-owned conglomerate with regard to global expansion initiatives.
    • Advisor to U.S. logistics company on partnerships and projects in China.

    Education

    • University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., 1981
    • Ohio Northern University, B.A., 1978

    Admissions

    • Colorado
    • Oklahoma
    • Virginia

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Colorado Bar Association 
    • American Bar Association   
    • Chairman Product Stewardship Code Legal Advisory Group for Chemical Manufacturers (1992)   
    • Legal Liaison, Product Stewardship Code Legal Advisory Group for Chemical Manufacturers (1992) 
    • Vice Chair, Law of the Sea Committee, American Bar Association Section of International Law and Practice (1991)
    • Recognized, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2006 (inaugural list)
    • Commendation Medal, United States Navy
    • Achievement Medals, United States Navy (twice)
    • Sea Service Deployment Medal, United States Navy
    • Meritorious Unit Medal, United States Navy
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