Aaron R. Cooper
Senior Counsel, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, U.S. Department of Justice, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Princeton; J.D., Georgetown
Aaron Cooper is a Senior Counsel in the U.S. Department of Justice's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section and a member of the Attorney General’s...Continue Reading
Aaron Cooper is a Senior Counsel in the U.S. Department of Justice's Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section and a member of the Attorney General’s Honors Program. He has previously served as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division and as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia. Professor Cooper’s work includes investigating and prosecuting complex cyber crimes, developing criminal and national security cyber policy and legislation, and advising law enforcement and intelligence agencies on cutting edge issues relating to electronic surveillance and electronic evidence gathering. Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Professor Cooper clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
Professor Cooper received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 2011, where he served as the Senior Articles Editor for the Georgetown Law Journal and a law fellow for the Legal Research and Writing Program. Professor Cooper received his B.A. from Princeton University in 2005.