Before there was the Last of the Mohicans
there was Cooper Erving & Savage.

James Fenimore Cooper, the grandson of the famed author of the Last of the Mohicans, and his father before him, Paul Fenimore Cooper, are patriarchs of this law firm which traces its lineage as far back as 1785. A lot has changed in those 200 plus years, but one thing hasn’t, and that’s our emphasis on providing skilled, forward-thinking legal service to businesses and individuals in the Capital Region.

Before there was the Last of the Mohicans
there was Cooper Erving & Savage.

James Fenimore Cooper, the grandson of the famed author of the Last of the Mohicans, and his father before him, Paul Fenimore Cooper, are the patriarchs of this law firm which traces its lineage as far back as 1785. A lot has changed in those 200 plus years, but one thing hasn’t. And that’s our emphasis on providing skilled, forward-thinking legal service to businesses and individuals in the Capital Region.

A 200-YEAR HISTORY OF SUCCESS

Historical records indicate we may be the second oldest law firm in the country. We embrace our lineage and proudly share our story.

If you live in Upstate New York, your history is our history. A great many of the formative historical events of this area, and the nation, are linked to the history of Cooper Erving and Savage LLP, which traces its origin back to 1785.

RECENT NEWS

November 15, 2018 in Firm News

Teacher will go to trial in sex and age discrimination lawsuit.

On July 4, 2018, Judge Brenda K. Sannes of the NDNY denied summary judgment in the case of Colistra v. Cairo-Durham Central School District. Against opposition from the School District,…
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August 29, 2017 in Press Releases

Ex-Mayor Sues Village for Injunction and Damages for Creation of Nuisance, and for Interfering with his Right to Maintain the Parking Lot Adjacent to his Property.

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Carlo A. C. de Oliveira, Attorney August 29, 2017 (Cooper Erving & Savage LLP) 449-3900 cdeoliveira@coopererving.com Ex-Mayor Sues Village For Injunction and Damages for…
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