East Tennessee State University (B.S. 1988 cum laude)
John Marshall Law School (J.D. 1993)
Licensed to Practice
Supreme Court of Georgia, Court of Appeals of Georgia, U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
State Bar of Georgia, American Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association, American Association of Justice, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys, American Constitution Society
Edward S. Cook
Edward S. Cook is the founder of COOK p.c.. Ed was born in Johnson City, Tennessee and was reared in a family with deep union roots that originated in the coal mines of Southern West Virginia. He remains a loyal and strong advocate for workers and organized labor. He has dedicated his career and the past twenty-two years to representing individuals in their fight against powerful corporate interests. That dedication and his belief in the American system of justice dictate his efforts in representing clients. Ed firmly believes that the courtroom is the only place that an individual can go toe-to-toe with multi-million dollar corporations.
Early in his career, Ed tried numerous criminal cases to a jury and all resulted in an acquittal. More recently, Ed has represented numerous individuals securing several multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Prior to initiating COOK p.c., Ed was the managing partner of the Texas based Provost & Umphrey Law Firm’s Atlanta office. Ed has successfully represented many clients throughout the country in catastrophic personal injury, FELA, products liability, consumer protection, and business tort matters involving multi-million dollar damages. Additionally, Ed has been privileged to receive multiple State Attorney General Appointments for the prosecution of actions on behalf of state entities relating to consumer protection and fraud, and is a member of the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (ARLA).