- Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law - Indianapolis (J.D., cum laude, 1999)
- Ball State University (B.S. in Legal Administration for Public Law and Political Science, 1995)
Michelle L. Cooper
Michelle Cooper is a partner in the Education Law and Intellectual Property Groups. She has extensive experience working with educational institutions and municipalities in grievance resolution and arbitration hearings, workers’ compensation, teacher and student discipline and dismissal matters, unfair labor practice matters, employment discrimination, wage and hour matters, unemployment compensation and intellectual property matters. Ms. Cooper is admitted to practice law in the state of Indiana, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Honors / Awards
Indiana Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars Edition 2010-2012; Graduate of the Last Decade Award, Ball State University, 2001; Executive Note and Development Editor, Indiana University International & Comparative Law Review, 1998-1999; Barrister, Moot Court Society, 1998-1999; Law Clerk, Indiana Court of Appeals, The Honorable Patricia Riley, 1998.
Appearances / Publications
Presenter for “Avoiding Legal Tangles in Indiana During the Employee Selection Process,” 2005; “Indiana Labor and Employment Law,” National Business Institute, 2005; “Mastering Complex Discovery Skills,” National Business Institute, 2004; “Model Employee Policies for Indiana Employers,” Indiana Chamber of Commerce, 2003; “Cutting Edge Personnel Policies for Human Resource Professionals,” Society of Human Resource Managers, 2003; “Introduction to Employment and Labor Law in Indiana,” LORMAN Education Services, 2003; “State and Federal Personnel Laws in Indiana,” LORMAN Education Services, 2003; “Conducting Internal Investigations,” 2002; “Discovery of Mental Health Records in Litigation,” Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2001; “Affirmative Action Update,” 2001; “E-mail Privacy in the Workplace,” East Central Indiana Human Resources Association, 2000.
Appointments / Memberships
Indiana State Bar Association; Indianapolis Bar Association