Scott Cooper

Scott Cooper

Mr. Cooper serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Language Services Associates. He is also a member of LSA’s Board of Directors. In these roles he is involved with all facets of the company’s business including client solutions, strategic initiatives, operations, community outreach and client innovations.

Under Mr. Cooper’s leadership, LSA has experienced a period of record growth, deeper customer relations, technology innovations, civic and community engagement, and numerous awards for workplace positivity. He continues to guide LSA on a multi-year plan for expanded interpretation and translation services, increased data security, and expanded AI and other technology enhancements for LSA’s customers. One of his most important roles is meeting one-on-one with LSA’s customers and support partners to keep LSA’s solutions customized to each customer’s needs.

He joined LSA in 2019 from Blank Rome LLP, where he practiced law for over 26 years. He was Firm-wide Chair or Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment practice group, and eight times elected as a member of the Firm’s Management Committee. He had significant representations in the language services areas and related government regulation. He represented LSA for over a decade before joining the company full-time. He also co-founded and co-led the Firm’s Trade Secret and Non-Compete Litigation group, and he was the Philadelphia-based Hiring Partner, and a member of the Alumni and Strategic Retreat Planning Committees. In 2017 Mr. Cooper won the Firm’s prestigious Nathaniel Jones Award for his efforts promoting diversity and inclusion at the Firm. He has been published on various business and legal matters and has lectured all over the country and world on the U.S. legal and regulatory systems.

Mr. Cooper has more than 25 years’ experience representing publicly traded corporations, family-owned businesses, start-ups, partnerships, major nonprofits, and government entities. He earned numerous professional recognitions for his work in both corporate boardrooms and courtrooms. He has appeared in more than two dozen federal and state trial and appellate courts, and government agencies throughout the country. He is a member of the bar of numerous courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

Mr. Cooper has held numerous leadership positions that benefit LSA and its customers. He was a member of the board of trustees of Temple University and president of the 320,000-member Temple University Alumni Association, and previously served as an adjunct professor at Temple University School of Law. Mr. Cooper was repeatedly re-appointed to his township’s Ethical Standards Board, where he served multiple terms as Chair. His service to the legal community included being elected President/Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, a member of the American Bar Association’s Executive Council of the Conference of Bar Association Presidents, and a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates.  He is a Member of the Satell Institute, focusing on Corporate Social Responsibility.  He also serves on the Fan Advisory Council of the Philadelphia Union (Philadelphia’s Major League Soccer Franchise).

Mr. Cooper received his J.D., cum laude, from Temple University Beasley School of Law and his B.A. from Vassar College, with a double major in economics and political science. He has a certification in Business Disruption Theory from the Harvard Business School Online Program.  Before joining Blank Rome, he served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Herbert J. Hutton of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and as an academic intern for the chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

He is an avid soccer player, fan, and licensed coach. Mr. Cooper currently holds a seat on the Philadelphia Union’s Fan Advisory Council.

He is married and has two children.