Jim Cooper ’81 is a partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP law in Houston.  Jim was honored by the Houston Bar Association with the prestigious President’s Award during the HBA’s Annual Dinner Meeting on May 16, based on his outstanding contribution to the local bar while serving as chair of the HBA Historical Committee.  This is the second time Jim has earned the President’s Award, having garnered the same honor in 2010 based on his service as co-chair of the HBA’s Professionalism Committee.

Jim earned his J.D. at Tulane University Law School in 1984.  Congratulations, Jim!