Walter L Cofer

Walter L Cofer
Office:
2555 Grand Blvd
64108
City:
Kansas City
State:
Missouri
Country:
USA
Tel:
+1 816 474 6550
Fax:
+1 816 421 5547

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Product Liability Defence

Walter L Cofer is nationally known as an accomplished trial lawyer and skilled client counsellor and litigator. He serves as co-chair of the product liability litigation practice at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP, a premier international litigation powerhouse. Respected in the industry, Walt is a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, a member of the International Association of Defence Counsel and ranked in The Legal 500 United States. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America and Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers.

His substantive experience includes an impressive 20 plus major products liability cases tried in state and federal courts in Florida, California, Oregon, Massachusetts, Ohio, Missouri and Pennsylvania. He has also argued appeals before the New York Appellate Courts and the Sixth and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals.

Walt was singled out in Law360 by one of his colleagues as the litigator that he “fears going up against”, describing Walt as: “a formidable match for any attorney. Walt is the whole package — friendly demeanour, smart, experienced, with a smooth Midwestern accent that charms a jury.”

Walt has extensive media experience. He has appeared on Good Morning America and has been interviewed numerous times on radio as well as in local and national newspapers. He also frequently lectures on trial practice and litigation strategies.

Walt received his JD from the University of Kansas School of Law.

WWL says: Walter Cofer is a greatly respected name in the market and is noted to be a "very talented trial lawyer". He has a wealth of experience on product liability work in the tobacco industry.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Product Liability Defence which can be purchased from our Shop.

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