Cooper T. Fyfe is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Houston office and a member of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice. Mr. Fyfe's litigation experience includes drafting pleadings, drafting motions, discovery management and arguing at in-court oral proceedings.
Mr. Fyfe represents clients in multimillion-dollar commercial litigation matters before and after litigation ensues. He has extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution, including mediations, arbitrations, and confidential settlement agreements, as well as courtroom experience in matters involving breach of contract, wrongful death and survival actions, defamation, extortion, theft, fraud, misappropriation, covenants not to compete, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective action disputes, bankruptcy matters, employment discrimination claims, and traditional labor matters, along with oil and gas disputes.
In addition, Mr. Fyfe enjoys the challenge of fast-paced, expedited litigation. He has a strong understanding of and high involvement in the procedures involved in a request for temporary restraining order and injunction and represents clients in obtaining and defending against requests for injunctive relief. He has the ability to immediately analyze and quickly respond in the appropriate manner to complex issues when the stakes are high.
During law school, Mr. Fyfe served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Melissa Goodwin of the Third District Court of Appeals in Austin, Texas. As a judicial intern, Mr. Fyfe reviewed appellate briefs and trial records, drafted memorandums for presiding justices and drafted a memorandum opinion. He also worked as a law clerk at two boutique firms, both handling Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) medical malpractice and general civil litigation. In addition, Mr. Fyfe served as Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Tech Law Review and represented his law school in national mock trial competitions.
- Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
- Trinity University, B.S., Finance and Marketing
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- Texas Young Professionals 2021-Present
- Texas Tech Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, 2020-2021