J. Gordon Cooney, Jr.


J. Gordon Cooney Jr. has experience with a broad variety of commercial and civil litigation, with a particular focus on defending class actions in state and federal court. As leader of Morgan Lewis’s litigation practice, Gordon leads and oversees the firm’s litigation operations across the globe. He represents clients in matters throughout the United States in consumer, product liability, deceptive trade practice, toxic tort, RICO, antitrust, and securities class actions. His practice also includes substantial commercial, business, and merger and acquisition (M&A) litigation.


8/23/2019 - Best Lawyers Names 13 Morgan Lewis Lawyers as ‘Lawyers of the Year,’ Recognizes 255 Others

4/15/2019 - Litigation Leaders: Morgan Lewis’ Gordon Cooney on Crisis Management, Data Analytics, and the Importance of Teamwork

4/15/2019 - Morgan Lewis Litigation Team, Lawdition Collaborate to Produce Free Online CLE Programming

1/7/2019 - Morgan Lewis Litigation Leader J. Gordon Cooney, Jr. Is Elected to American Law Institute

8/20/2018 - The Best Lawyers in America Names 18 Morgan Lewis Lawyers Practice-Specific ‘Lawyers of the Year,’ Recognizes Additional 203 Morgan Lewis Lawyers

6/11/2018 - J. Gordon Cooney, Jr. Named Influencer of Law by The Philadelphia Inquirer

5/31/2018 - Hours, Not Days for Corporate Crises Create Work for ‘Tabletop’ Big Law Teams, The American Lawyer

3/30/2017 - Morgan Lewis Lawyers Pen Chapter on Class Actions in New Edition of Leading Commercial Litigation Guide

7/29/2016 - Morgan Lewis Ranks Among the Elite in Law360 ’s Litigation Powerhouse List

1/8/2016 - 2015 Class Action Group Of The Year: Morgan Lewis, Law360

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