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The Cook Group is a minority & women-owned law firm with offices in New York City, Chicago, St. Louis, Buffalo, Philadelphia, and Fort Lauderdale. We are a diverse team of over 40 talented and experienced litigators licensed across the United States.

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With a diverse team of over 40 talented and experienced litigators, The Cook Group is distinguished in its commitment to client service with formidable legal talent across multiple jurisdictions and disciplines.

We have offices in New York City, Chicago, St. Louis, Buffalo, Philadelphia and Fort Lauderdale, as well as bar admissions across the US.

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Why Choose The Cook Group?

With a focus on putting our client’s needs first, you’ll see attorneys from diverse backgrounds leading client engagements and practice groups. We leverage our strengths and experience as defense litigators to our client’s advantage: sharing ideas, knowledge and diverse perspectives with clients and each other to increase opportunities and overall effectiveness.

The Cook Group is a minority and women owned law firm.

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Legal resources, results, insights and news from The Cook Group

Florida Supreme Court Issues Amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure

Hanson Horn/David Gordon May 23, 2024 The Florida Supreme Court has issued its long-awaited amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure. The new rules are effective January 1, 2025. The court is allowing comments on the new proposal to be filed on or before August 6, 2024.  A few of the highlights can be […]

The Cook Group Announces Newly Promoted Partners

Four Esteemed Attorneys Join Partnership New York, NY May 14, 2024 – The Cook Group Law Firm proudly announces the addition of four esteemed attorneys to its partnership. With an unwavering dedication to their craft and a passion for delivering top-tier legal services, Omar H. Samuel, Anna Liisa Schourek, Elisabeth R. Bala, and Stephanie Lummus […]

Florida Supreme Court – Wrongful Death Damages

Ripple v. CBS Corp. May 9, 2024 Big decision yesterday from the Florida Supreme Court in Ripple v. CBS Corporation, et al. The Court unanimously held that a spouse who married the decedent after the injury can recover damages as a “surviving spouse” under Florida’s wrongful death law. The court rejected the argument that the common […]

Our Featured Practice Areas

Environmental & Toxic Torts

Our experienced team represents defendants in state and federal courts across the country serving as national coordinating counsel, regional counsel or local counsel in various jurisdictions.
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Business & Commercial Litigation

Representing a wide range of business interests and industries, we take a client focused, comprehensive approach to resolving business disputes in the most efficient manner.
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Mass Torts

The Cook Group’s attorneys have a proven record of reducing the risks posed by this high-risk type of litigation.
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Construction Litigation

The Cook Group’s construction litigators have vast experience in a broad array of construction-related matters.
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Products Liability

From product recalls to “bet the company” litigation, The Cook Group’s team of experienced litigators has represented a wide variety of product manufacturers and product distributors in state and federal courts around the nation.
Products Liability
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We are committed to recruiting, retaining and advancing highly qualified diverse attorneys and have set priorities in entry level recruitment, lateral recruitment, development and retention of minority and female attorneys, and diversity mentoring, training and awareness.

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