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Edward C Cooley

Edward C Cooley

Quincy, Massachusetts

Ed Cooley has represented businesses—ranging from publicly traded corporations to sole proprietorships—in a wide range of litigation matters for more than 25 years.  He has successfully tried to verdict cases involving breach of contract, employment discrimination, unfair and deceptive acts and practices, fraudulent transfers, wrongful death, and complex contract interpretation.  Mr. Cooley specializes in emergency business litigation and has  prosecuted or defended more than 50 injunctions.

Mr. Cooley’s reputation among trial attorneys earned him an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbel, the highest rating possible and one he has held for almost 20 years.  Click here to view video.  His peers have also voted him a SuperLawyer for seven consecutive years (2006–2012).

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1988


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1987
    • Honors: Suffolk Law School Trial Team, 1986-1987
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1984

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer
  • New England Super Lawyer

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Panel Member

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Giarrusso Norton Cooley & McGlone, P.C.
Marina Bay
308 Victory Road
Quincy, MA 02171

Phone: 617-770-2900
Toll Free: 617-770-2900
Fax: 617-773-6934
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