Mary Quinn Cooper is a Shareholder with McAfee & Taft in Tulsa. Mary currently serves as co-leader of the firm’s Litigation Group and is a frequent speaker locally and nationally on trial practice issues.
She previously served as an appointed member of the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Professional Responsibility Tribunal, a panel whose function is to conduct hearings on formal complaints filed against lawyers and on applications for reinstatement to the practice of law in the State of Oklahoma. She also served as a member of the admissions and grievances committee of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma from 1994– 1998 and as the chair from 1998–2015.
Mary was appointed by the mayor of Tulsa to the Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women in 2018 and currently serves as its chair. She has also previously received a mayoral appointment to serve as a civil service commissioner.
Mary’s experience and expertise have earned her recognition in the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America, Benchmark Litigation and Oklahoma Super Lawyers, where she has been named to multiple lists of top lawyers.
Prior to joining McAfee & Taft, Mary was a partner with Tulsa-based Eldridge Cooper Steichen & Leach, a corporate law firm she co-founded in 2002. Mary and her husband have three children.