R. Cooper Black

Associate

(405) 552-2223
cooper.black@mcafeetaft.com
Oklahoma City

Cooper Black is a transactional attorney and trial lawyer whose multi-faceted practice encompasses a broad range of business matters and disputes. As a general civil litigator, he represents clients in complex business and commercial disputes in state and federal courts, mediations, and arbitration and administrative proceedings. As a corporate attorney, he assists clients across a broad swath of industries with contract negotiations and drafting, business entity selection and formation, real estate transactions, stock and asset sales and divestitures, transaction due diligence, and related transaction financing matters. He also counsels companies on corporate governance and compliance matters.

Cooper earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Oklahoma State University in 2016 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2023. While in law school, he served on the Board of Advocates, earned an American Jurisprudence Award in Family Law, and received multiple scholarships and honors, including a 1L Moot Court Distinguished Speaker Award, Rayburn L. Foster Memorial Scholarship, Cole E. Adwon Memorial Scholarship, Leo H. Whinery Scholarship, and a Merit-Based Scholarship. Cooper also served as a law clerk for The Honorable Don Andrews of the Oklahoma County District Court, spent a summer working at an Oklahoma City-based medical malpractice defense firm, and clerked one year for an Oklahoma City-based oil and gas title examination firm.

Prior to attending law school, Cooper worked as an account manager for an Oklahoma-based technology solutions company for three years.

Cooper and his wife are the proud parents of one daughter. When he’s not working or spending time with his family, his other loves are hunting, golfing, taking his dogs on walks, and following his four favorite sports teams – the Kansas City Chiefs, Oklahoma State Cowboys, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Manchester United Football Club.

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association