Cope Thomas

Cope Thomas

Business Contracts Lawyer

Saint Augustine
Florida
Licensed in
FL
University of Florida College of Law

"Quick turnaround and thorough"

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About
Cope Thomas is an attorney with 21 years experience at Siemens, Teachers College Columbia University, and General Electric where he's drafted and executed billions of dollars of large and complex contracts around the globe.

He will thoroughly analyze your contract, provide you with a summary of unfair terms, in plain English, at a fraction of typical hourly rates!

And if you need a contract, he can quickly provide you with a wide range of customized agreements that effectively communicate the parties’ duties and expectations.

Mr. Thomas is a Top Rated Attorney with a proven history of delivering real solutions to 100s of startups, small
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out of 6 reviews
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"Quick turnaround and thorough"

Draft Marketing Agreement
Posted on Feb 4, 2021
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"Superb attorney to work with. Knew exactly what needed to be down -- kept it simple for stout for our need."

Draft Distribution Agreement
Posted on Jan 8, 2021
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"Prompt and professional service. Excellent work. Highly recommended."

Review Business Consulting Agreement
Posted on Jan 6, 2021
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"Cope has been an absolute pleasure! I had an MSA that needed to be revised for a new client of ours and he stepped in provided prompt, professional results while educating us in the process."

Review Service Agreement
Posted on Dec 30, 2020
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""excellent work and communication was great""

Need an Agreement Drafted For SaaS Business
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"Nov 2017 5 stars rating "Very prompt and top professional!""

A lawyer to review and renew lease contract
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Work History

Law Office of Cope C Thomas

Attorney Owner

Jan 2018 - Present

• Practice focused on providing a wide range of clear and concise contracts, that effectively communicate the parties’ duties and expectations.
• Top Rated with proven history of delivering real solutions to over 100 startups, small, and medium sized businesses.

Jan 2018 - Present

Contract Reader

Owner

Jan 2014 - Dec 2017

• Developed, marketed and sold artificial intelligence algorithm that reads non-disclosure agreements in search of risk issues based on predefined commercial and legal policies.

Jan 2014 - Dec 2017

General Electric

Senior Attorney, Contracts

Sep 2008 - Sep 2013

• structured, negotiated, and implemented numerous multinational consortium agreements for construction of large infrastructure projects in the U.S., Germany, Korea, Egypt, Brazil and Australia
• successfully lead international-consortium t&cs bid for the supply of turnkey electric power to the Ichthys LNG Project
• ranked among the most significant oil and gas projects in the world

Sep 2008 - Sep 2013

Teachers College of Columbia University

Contracts Attorney and Risk Manager

Jan 2005 - Sep 2008

• negotiated all College contracts, including supply, construction, independent consultant, IP, partnership, leases, RFPs and federal grants
• represented College interests with respect to all insurance coverage matters

Jan 2005 - Sep 2008

Teachers College of Columbia University

Lecturer

Sep 2006 - Sep 2007

Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation
• created and conducted continuing education course “The Keys to Successful Contract Negotiations”
• attended by executives, managers and professionals responsible for contract terms and conditions

Sep 2006 - Sep 2007

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