Robert Copeland

Robert Copeland

Title: Lawyer
Company: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP
Location: La Mesa, California, United States

Robert Copeland, Lawyer at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of law.

Passionate about achieving justice, Mr. Copeland has practiced law since 1966. He has been a partner with Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP since 2008, preciously serving as a partner of law firms such as Duane Morris LLP and Luce, Forward Hamilton & Scripps, LLP. Subsequent to earning a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Southern California in 1966, Mr. Copeland began his career in law as a partner of Gray, Cary, Ware & Freidenrich.

Mr. Copeland has been admitted to practice law by the United States District Court for the Southern District of California since 1967 and the State of California since 1966. He holds certification in Advance Mediation from the National Conflict Resolution Center that has allowed him to practice with empathy and understanding. In addition to practicing law, Mr. Copeland has undertaken creative pursuits such as contributing to the California State Bar Business Law Section Corporation Guide as well as writing chapters and articles for esteemed law books and journals.

In recognition of his contributions to the field of law, Mr. Copeland has been named one of The Best Lawyers in America since 1987, included in the San Diego 500: The Book of Influential Business Leaders in 2016 and has been a Super Lawyer of San Diego from 2007 to 2016. He has also been named one the Best Lawyers in San Diego by the San Diego Magazine from 2001 to 2017 and achieved an A/V Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Copeland has held membership with organizations including, but not limited to, the mergers and acquisitions committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association.

Motivated by helping others, Mr. Copeland has lent his time and talents to other pursuits. He founded The Thomas C. Ackerman Foundation in 1995 and has served as a co-chair on the Advisory Board for Scripps Green Hospital from 2009 to 2012. In recognition of his influence, Mr. Copeland has been named an Industry Leader in the field of law, has been lauded with The Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and has been featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the West and Who’s Who in the World.

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