Lindsey W. Cooper Jr.

Lindsey W. Cooper Jr. is the owner and founder of the Law Office of L.W. Cooper Jr., LLC.  His practice areas primarily focus on representing business entities and individuals in a variety of tax, corporate, transactional and other legal matters related to financially drive matters.  In addition, Mr. Cooper's clients seek assistance in tax controversies, tax litigation, and business litigation due to his service as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division.

While Mr. Cooper was a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division, he represented the IRS in federal courts in the Mid-Atlantic region. In 2004, Mr. Cooper received an Outstanding Attorney Award from the Department of Justice and litigated highly publicized tax shelter cases, including Black & Decker Corp. v. US and Schering Plough Corp. v. US. With his enforcement background, he assists tax planners and accountants in reviewing transactions for tax compliance and tax risk. 

Please see below for a list of Mr. Cooper's trial experience, reported decisions and speaking engagements.


J.D., American University - Washington College of Law, 2000, Cum Laude
B.S. Sewanee, The University of the South, 1994

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

South Carolina, Tennessee, District of Columbia, Tax Court, Fourth Circuit

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

South Carolina Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association
Charleston County Bar
Charleston Tax Council

Honors & Awards

Department of Justice, Outstanding Attorney Award, 2004

Pro Bono Activities

U.S. Peace Corps, Kazakstan