Keslie R. Cooper
Keslie Cooper graduated cum laude from the University of Denver where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Political Science. Keslie then went on to receive her Juris Doctor from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, where she received a certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law.
During her time as a law student, Keslie was a founding member of the Health Law Club and was on the board of the Natural Resources Law Forum. One of the highlights of her law school experience was competing in a national moot court competition her 2L year where she discovered a love for litigation. As a student, Keslie clerked in a variety of legal settings. She worked for the Utah Attorney General’s Office in the Civil Litigation Division, for a small medical malpractice firm in Salt Lake City, and she spent a year as a scholarship recipient and in-house counsel intern at Dominion Energy Utah.
After law school, Keslie took a brief walkabout to McMurdo Station, Antarctica, where she spent a year supporting polar science operations working in logistics. Keslie joined Bechtel & Santo in 2020 and is thrilled to be working on employment and business law matters for the firm.