Natasha S. Cooper Associate

Natasha has a robust litigation and regulatory practice representing financial institutions, broker-dealers, and investment advisers against consumers and government regulators in federal and state courts. Her experience allows her to comprehend and navigate the complexities of the financial and regulatory landscape and reach the optimal outcome for the client.

She has represented the world’s largest broker-dealers and currently serves as outside regulatory counsel to one of the nation’s leading broker-dealers. Natasha’s practice concentrates on representing major corporations and financial institutions in complex commercial litigation, securities litigation, and employment-related actions involving claims under the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (Regulation E), the Uniform Commercial Code, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and other federal and state securities laws.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Natasha practiced as an attorney at a prominent law firm in New York, representing financial institutions in litigation and regulatory matters. Natasha received her JD from Emory University School of Law, where she was a Kessler-Edison Scholar and earned membership in the Order of Barristers. Natasha’s experience includes serving as a corporate counsel legal extern with The Coca-Cola Company, servicing its North America business unit. Upon graduating from law school, Natasha received the Dean’s Award for Public Service and the Atlanta Bar Association honored Natasha with the Edward J. Henning Award for excellence in dispute resolution.

Her pro bono representation includes defeating a mistrial motion in a contentious domestic violence and custody dispute, and volunteering with a legal clinic providing local entrepreneurs with incorporation and commercial business guidance. Natasha has also served as an attorney mentor to underrepresented inner city students with Legal Outreach, Inc.

  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York

Selected for inclusion, "Top 40 Under 40", The National Black Lawyers, 2019

Edward J, Henning Award, Atlanta Bar Association, 2016

  • Emory University School of Law, JD, 2016
  • State University of New York at Albany, BA, Honors College, summa cum laude, Commencement Speaker, 2013

Chair, 2019-2020; Vice Chair, 2018-2019; Litigation Committee, Young Lawyers Division, American Bar Association

Member, Diversity Committee of Council, American Bar Association, 2019-2020

Member, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys

Member, Association of Black Women Attorneys

Member, NYC Bar Association

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