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Cary Cooper, Arbitrator, Toledo, Ohio.

Cary Cooper

Marshall & Melhorn, LLC
Four Seagate
Eighth Floor
Toledo, OH 43604
Tel: (567) 316-6259
Cell: (419) 277-.6072
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Recognized to Ohio Chapter for Arbitration Other ADR Services: Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Early Neutral Evaluation
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1995
  • # of MEDS (as of 13/6/24)30
  • # of ARBS (as of 13/6/24)50
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Cary Cooper is a proficient arbitrator and mediator concentrating on business, commercial, and healthcare disputes. Cary's ADR skills are strengthened by his experience as a trial and appellate lawyer in a wide spectrum of cases, including contract disputes, commercial issues in product failures, supply-chain matters, indemnity agreements, director and shareholder issues in closely-held corporations, partnership disputes, and general business torts across numerous industries including automotive, banking, construction, education, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, and real estate. 

Cary began his legal career as a judicial law clerk for judges in state and federal courts, and then served two years as a public defender representing indigent criminal defendents in trials and appeals, including seven murder trials. 

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Devices
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition


  • J.D., 1969, summa cum laude, University of Toledo College of Law
  • B.S. Zoology , 1964, Ohio University

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Toledo Bar Association
  • American Health Law Association
  • Member, Board Chair, Ohio University Board of Trustees
  • Member, Advisory Council, Advocates of Basic Legal Equality and Legal Aid of Western Ohio
  • Member, Advisory Board, George F. Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service, Ohio University
  • Member, Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees



  • American Arbitration Association Commercial Panel of Neutrals;
  • American Health Lawyers Association Neutrals;
  • ADR Federal Court panel, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio.

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