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William P. Cooper-Daub

Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY
Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, May 2012


- Order of the Coif;
- Joseph R. Crowley Award;
- Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, summa cum laude;
- Fordham Law Review Member;
- Legal Writing Program Teaching Assistant;
- Appellate Drafting Class Teaching Assistant;
- Merit Scholarship;
- Student Leadership Award

- Student Bar Association (President for 2011–12);
- Farm to Fordham (Vice President for 2011–12, Treasurer for 2010
- Habitat for Humanity (Vice President for 2011–12, Day Trip Coordinator for 2010
–11, Spring Break 2012 Service Trip with Habitat for Humanity Brevard CountySpring Break 2010 Service Trip with Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County);
- Disaster Relief Network (Winter Break 2012 Service Trip with Orleans Public Defenders);
- Fordham Law Follies (Technical Coordinator, 2010

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Bachelor of Fine Arts Drama with University Honors, May 2006


- College of Fine Arts College Honors;
- Presidential Scholarship

Lincoln Square Legal Services, New York, NY
Community Economic Development Clinic Legal Intern            January–May 2012
- Drafted certificates of incorporation, by-laws, and other documents for start-up non-profits
- Worked with clients to optimize organizational structure and operating procedures
Criminal Defense Clinic Legal Intern                                          January–May 2011
- Represented clients charged with misdemeanors from arraignment through disposition
- Counseled clients and worked to resolve their legal problems

Departmental Disciplinary Committee
, First Judicial Department, New York, NY
Summer Intern                                                                             June–August 2011
- Wrote motions and briefs for disciplinary proceedings, and internal memoranda on ethical issues
- Performed research on Rules of Professional Responsibility and underlying law

Judges of the Central Criminal Court, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Judicial Extern                                                                             June–July 2010
- Researched and reported on legal issues
- Compared and discussed Irish and American court procedural differences

Nautilus Entertainment Design
, San Diego, CA

Associate Lighting and Systems Designer                                    July 2006 – July 2009
- designed and documented lighting layouts
- coordinated design and implementation with client, contractor, and other designers
- composed construction specifications conforming to building, electrical, and energy codes
- led design on 200,000 square foot casino and General Motors booths at the Chicago and Los Angeles auto shows

Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
Artists' Market Master Electrician,                                               May – June 2006
Crew                                                                                            May – June 2005
- installed and maintained electrical systems
- installed and operated festival stages and galleries

The Lighting Design Group, New York, NY
Drafting Intern                                                                             July – August 2005
- drafted lighting and system layouts

Arbor Village Apartments, Ann Arbor, MI
Maintenance Crew                                                                       June – August 2004
- performed painting, plumbing, gardening, and electrical maintenance

- “Lost Generation” fiction
- Music: string quartets; progressive and math rock; bop and free jazz; underground hip-hop
- Bauhaus architecture and design