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Oct 26, 2022

Cooper & Scully Named Shareholders Recognized as Top 100 Attorneys in Texas

DALLAS, TX - Texas Super Lawyers (Thompson Reuters) has selected Brent Cooper and John Scully as two of Texas’ Top 100 attorneys for 2022.  The Top 100 list recognizes the state’s leading attorneys, regardless of their primary area of practice. The Top 100 is a distinction held by fewer than one tenth of one percent (.1%) of attorneys in Texas.

In addition to being named to the Texas Top 100 list, Brent Cooper (Insurance Coverage) and John Scully (Business Litigation) have been named to the list of the Top 100 Texas Super Lawyers in Dallas/Ft. Worth for 2022.  The Top 100 lists will be published in the upcoming issue of Texas Monthly.

Brent Cooper focuses his practice on insurance litigation, commercial litigation and appellate practice.  Named to Texas Super Lawyers since its inception in 2003, Brent has tried over 100 cases in state and federal courts and has argued over 300 appeals in the intermediate and supreme courts of various states.  Brent is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Over the past 45 years, he has tried numerous cases covering areas of insurance, business, construction, catastrophic personal injuries, intellectual property, constitutional law and business tort litigation.  Brent has been honored by the State Bar of Texas as a “True Texas Legend” and was recently selected as a Dallas Bar Association Tort and Insurance Section Trial Legend.  Brent is also recognized in the 29th Edition of the Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Insurance Law and Appellate Law, and has been recognized as a leading attorney in insurance law by Chambers USA since 2007. Brent is licensed to practice law in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.

John Scully has been recognized as one of Texas’ Top 100 Attorneys for the past five consecutive years and selected to the Super Lawyers list every year since 2003.  John is Board Certified in both Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and is Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.  He has been elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates with the rank of Advocate. Over the past 39 years, John has developed a diverse civil trial practice involving an array of industries in state and federal courts throughout Texas and numerous other states.  He is routinely retained to try high-dollar exposure cases in the areas of business litigation, catastrophic injury and wrongful death, and professional liability. His professional liability practice includes representation of hospitals and other health care providers, attorneys, law firms and other professionals.  John is also recognized in the 29th Edition of the Best Lawyers in America as “Lawyer of the Year” for his work in the fields of Litigation-Health Care and Medical Malpractice Law-Defense.  He has also been recognized in this publication for his work in commercial Litigation.  John is licensed to practice law in Texas, Oklahoma and Montana.

Super Lawyers® selects attorneys using a rigorous, multi-phase process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievements. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. Super Lawyers can be found online at