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John Townsend Cooper

John Townsend has civil litigation experience in cases involving admiralty and maritime law, business disputes, including partnership and shareholder disputes, construction issues, contracts; and personal injury, among others. He has industry experience and holds valid professional licenses as a South Carolina Real Estate Broker, a South Carolina Residential Builder, and a USCG Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels. 

He has been rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®* since 2016. He was selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2015, 2016, and 2017 .

He is a long-time member and past board member and President of the Mount Pleasant Sertoma Club charity.

Areas of Practice:

Admiralty and Maritime Law, Civil Litigation, Construction, Real Estate, and Business Disputes Litigation

Bar Admissions:

South Carolina 2007

U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina 2008

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2015

Education:

Charleston School of Law, Charleston, South Carolina,  J.D. Cum Laude, 2007

College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, B.S. Biology 2000

Clemson University, 1996-1998

Wando High School

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Charleston Bar Association

South Carolina Bar Association

South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Committee 2013-2014

South Carolina Bar International Law Committee, 2013 – 2015

South Carolina Bar Trial and Appellate Advocacy Section Council 2013-2016

Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (SEALI), Charleston Port Director 2013-2014

Maritime Law Association of the United States

Charleston Trident Association of Realtors

South Carolina Association of Realtors

National Association of Realtors

Community Organizations: Mount Pleasant Sertoma Club, Past President

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies. More information is available at www.martindale.com/ratings.

phone (843) 883-9099
email: jtc@jhcooper.com

Professional Recognition

AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell®*

2015, 2016, 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star

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