Our medical and legal experts will never stop fighting for your family and the life-long medical needs that you face. You and your children have legal rights.

Celeste Brustowicz

Lead Attorney

Celeste Brustowicz has 33 years experience as a practicing attorney with expertise in med-malpractice, class action, mass tort and civil rights cases, as well as managing all aspects of civil litigation at Cooper Law Firm. Ms. Brustowicz successfully defended Jefferson Parish against multiple class action suits in federal and state courts arising from Hurricane Katrina-related flooding, and successfully defended Louisiana in the Bristol Meyers Squibb/Serzone litigation. She is licensed to practice in Louisiana, Mississippi and California.

Claris Smith

Lead Attorney


  • Tulane 34 Award for exemplary leadership, service and academic excellence
  • CALI Award in Healthcare Law
  • Alpha Chi Honor Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Kevin Thompson

Lead Attorney

Kevin Thompson is a West Virginia attorney who has been involved in high-stakes litigation for more than 20 years.

Brent Bell PA-C, Ph.D

Medical Expert Team Lead Brent Bell PA-C, Ph.D was affiliated with the World’s Largest Medical Center in Houston, Texas, including MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist.