Civil Rights Issues
Creditors' Rights in Bankruptcy
Mr. Coppede began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Alan B. Johnson, United States District Court Judge for the District of Wyoming. He is a partner with Hickey & Evans where he has an active practice which focuses on representing businesses and individuals in a wide variety of disputes, including commercial litigation, business torts, administrative proceedings, employment law disputes, civil rights issues, oilfield accidents, creditors’ rights in bankruptcy matters and adversary proceedings, and insurance defense including coverage disputes and first-party and third-party bad faith.
Mr. Coppede has represented school districts in Title IX litigation. He has represented school districts on a variety of claims, including Section 1983 claims. Mr. Coppede also represents employers in contested and non-contested Workers’ Compensation matters.
He practices in all state and federal courts in Wyoming and Colorado, and various state agencies including the Wyoming Environmental Quality Counsel, the Wyoming Public Service Commission, the Wyoming Board of Equalization and the Wyoming Office of Administrative Hearings.
Mr. Coppede has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.