Logan Cooper joined Hobbs Straus as an associate in July of 2020, after clerking for the Hon. James A. Parker in the U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico. He received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the James E. Rogers College of Law at University of Arizona. During his time in law school, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, focusing his academic work on federal Indian law, water law, and administrative law. The journal published his student note, Rising Tides, Rising Obligations: Enforcing Tribal Trust Responsibility for Climate Change Mitigation.
Logan previously clerked with the Native American Rights Fund in Washington, D.C., as well as with the Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor, Division of Indian Affairs. During that time, he worked on a wide range of topics in Indian law, including Oklahoma criminal jurisdiction, voting rights, tribal labor and employment law, and self-determination contracting. Logan also served as an extern to the Hon. Melvin Stoof of the Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court. Before law school, Logan spent a year as a paralegal for an immigration lawyer in his hometown, helping low-income clients navigate residency applications or apply for emergency relief.
In his free time, Logan enjoys cooking and trying new recipes, motorcycle and bicycle riding, road trips, kayaking on the ocean, anime and graphic novels, and film photography. As a new resident to the Pacific Northwest, he is excited to explore all the forests, foggy coastlines, and backcountry campsites as possible.
Rising Tides, Rising Obligations: Enforcing Tribal Trust Responsibility for Climate Change Mitigation 9 Ariz. J. Envtl. L. & Pol’y 62 (2019).
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona, J.D., cum laude, 2019
California Polytechnic State University, B.A., cum laude, 2015