Stephen P. Cooney

Stephen P. Cooney: Attorney with Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney LLP


Steve joined the firm in 2003 after clerking in the Rhode Island Superior Court. His work focuses on civil litigation, including defense of products liability, toxic tort, premises liability and insurance claims, as well as handling complex litigation from inception through trial, including alternative dispute resolution, for many local and national corporations. After graduating cum laude from the University of New Hampshire in 1997, he graduated cum laude from Roger Williams University School of Law in 2002, where he served as Articles Editor of the Law Review and a Board member in the Moot Court Society. Steve is admitted to the bars of the Rhode Island and Massachusetts state and federal courts, as well as the First Circuit Court of Appeals. A native Rhode Islander, he is also a member of the Rhode Island state and federal bar associations, Defense Counsel of Rhode Island, Defense Research Institute, and past board member of the Roger Williams University Law Alumni Association

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Insurance Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
4012723500  Phone
University Attended:
University of New Hampshire, B.A., cum laude, 1997
Law School Attended:
Rogers Williams University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2002
Year of First Admission:
2003, Massachusetts and Rhode Island; 2004, U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
Rhode Island (Member, Defense Council) and Massachusetts Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Providence, Rhode Island
Payment Information:
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Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (21 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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