Cooper, White & Cooper LLP attorneys Peter Califano, William Norman, Quinlan S. Tom, and Jeff Woo were recently recognized as “2021 Northern California Super Lawyers.”

  • Peter Califano, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights:   Mr. Califano has over 25 years’ experience in representing creditors, trustees and debtors in all aspects of insolvency-related matters, including bankruptcy and state law insolvency proceedings, litigation and related business transactions, with special expertise in representing parties in non-bankruptcy alternatives such as assignments, receiverships and dissolutions, along with equipment leasing and commercial real estate matters.
  • William Norman, Business Litigation: Mr. Norman is an experienced business trial lawyer with an emphasis in real property, wrongful termination, trade secret, professional liability and partnership/LLC disputes (including minority rights and dissolution), petroleum pipeline safety issues, and chairs the firm’s Financial Crisis Group. He has tried over 65 lawsuits to successful conclusions, the majority of them jury trials, with the result that he has been elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates and elevated to the rank of Advocate (50 or more jury trials through verdict).
  • Quinlan S. Tom:  Construction Litigation and Business Litigation:  With more than 29 years of experience, Mr. Tom represents clients in all aspects of construction dispute resolution, including mediation, litigation in the federal and California courts, and arbitration. In addition, he represents and counsels a range of clients in business disputes. He is experienced in employment discrimination, wage and hour, unemployment insurance claims, and union relations disputes.
  • Jeff Woo, Real Estate Solutions: Mr. Woo is principally engaged in real estate, general business and landlord-tenant litigation; and real estate transactions. He represents major institutional and individual property owners, real estate brokers, commercial office and retail property developers, property buyers and sellers, and homeowners associations.

Super Lawyers describes the list as a comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys in Northern California representing a wide range of practice areas, firm sizes and geographic locations. A small percentage of the lawyers in Northern California are named Super Lawyers.

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