Philip Earl Cook

Philip Earl Cook

  • Insurance Claims, Securities Law, Intellectual Property ...
  • California
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Phil Cook is a first-chair business trial lawyer with experience in jury and bench trials, as well as domestic and international arbitrations before AAA, FINRA and ICC panels. He has argued appeals in the Ninth Circuit and the California Court of Appeal.

Although Phil focuses on policyholder insurance recovery, corporate governance and partnership disputes, and securities and financial products claims, he has represented clients in individual and class action cases involving contract disputes, Business and Professions Code section 17200 claims and other business torts, antitrust and trade regulation, patent and trademark infringement, trade secrets, product liability and toxic torts, governmental claims and liabilities, freedom of speech and religious protection under the First Amendment, health care, construction defect, wrongful termination and employment discrimination, and real estate, land use and environmental issues.

Before law school, Phil spent 12 years in the computer and consumer electronics fields, with business experience ranging from marketing and management positions with national Fortune 500 companies to his own entrepreneurial ventures.

In addition to teaching law school courses in trial practice as an adjunct professor, Phil has participated in seminars and workshops teaching legal research, privilege, deposition, advocacy, and trial techniques and has appeared on the faculty at local and national continuing legal education seminars.

UCLA School of Law
J.D. (1990)
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Pacific Christian College
B.A. (1979) | Psychology
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Volunteer of the Year
Public Counsel
Recognized for pro bono work representing victims of mortgage and other consumer fraud and obtaining judgments quieting title to clients' homes.
Volunteer of the Year
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Recognized for pro bono work representing applicants for child care centers and home throughout California.
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 149067
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Securities Law
    Intellectual Property
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Additional Practice Area
  • Insurance Bad Faith
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The Cook Law Firm
Contact & Map
Downtown Los Angeles
707 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 3600
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Telephone: (213) 988-6100
Fax: (213) 988-6099