Angela Cooner

Associate

Angela.Cooner@lewisbrisbois.com

Angela Cooner is an associate in the Phoenix office of Lewis Brisbois, and she is a member of the General Liability Practice. Ms. Cooner has been a licensed attorney since 2001. She has experience in a wide variety of areas including construction defect, professional liability, product liability, personal injury, wrongful death, community association law, and appellate law. Her experience includes all aspects of litigation, trial practice and arbitration. Ms. Cooner is a certified mediator and helps parties resolve complex disputes. She also has experience in regulatory matters, lobbying efforts, and testifying in front of Arizona’s House and Senate.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • General Liability
  • Complex Business & Commercial Litigation

Additional Experience

Admissions

Arizona

U.S. District Court of Arizona

U.S. District Court of Minnesota

Associations

  • Arizona State Contractors Coalition, Co-Chair, 2019-2020
  • American Subcontractor's Association of Arizona, Elected Legal Counsel, Board of Directors, 2019-2021
  • Arizonans for Fair Contracting, Legislative Liaison, 2018-2019

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Service Award for Legislative Advocacy, SB1271 Technical Advisory Committee Chair, Arizonans for Fair Contracting, 2018–2019
  • Outstanding Service Award for Industry Advocacy, American Subcontractor's Association of Arizona, 2017–2018
  • Legislative Action Committee of the Year, Community Association Institute, National, 2014
  • Service to the Legislative Action Committee Award, Community Association Institute, AZ Chapter, 2013
  • Board Member Recognition Award, Community Association Institute, AZ Chapter, 2012
  • Elected President of Community Association Institute, AZ Chapter, 2012–2013
  • Champion of Integrity Award, Community Association Institute, AZ Chapter, 2011
  • Member of Merit Award, Community Association Institute, AZ Chapter, 2010

Professional Presentations

  • SB 1271, Advocacy Briefing, What You Need to Know About the New Law, American Subcontractor's Association of Arizona, June 26, 2019
  • Evolution of the Construction Defect Litigation in Arizona, The Arizona Group, June 19, 2019
  • Construction Law Update, Panel Member, Maricopa County Bar Association, June 7, 2019
  • Seven Things You Must Know to Represent HOA’s in Arizona, August 2018
  • Can I Delete This? Litigation Holds and Record Retention, 2014–2017
  • Community Associations Remedies When Vendor Contracts Go Wrong, 2007–2011
  • The ABC's of CC&R Enforcement, 2006–2012
  • Electronic Data Discovery, and Its Impact On Non-profit Corporations, 2006
  • Petition Drafting, 2004
  • Impact of Personal Injury Awards on Family Law Matters, 2003

Education

William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN

Juris Doctor, 2001

University of Texas, Austin, TX

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 1998

Published Opinion

Sun City Grand v. Maricopa County, 216 Ariz. 173, 164 P.3d 679 (2007)

Certifications

Certified E-Discovery Professional by Kroll Ontrack Winter 2008

Pro Bono & Philanthropy

  • Ms. Cooner volunteers her time as the Litigation Liaison for Arizonans for Fair Contracting and provides lobbying services on behalf of American Subcontractors Association of Arizona.
  • Ms. Cooner also volunteers her time as a Maricopa County Judge Pro Tempore, where she conducts settlement conferences, and covers judicial calendars.