Harriet E. Cooperman joined Saul Ewing LLP in 1994 and chairs the firm’s Labor and Employment Department. From 1992 until 1996, she served as an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore Law School. Ms. Cooperman was a partner at Kaplan, Heyman, Greenberg, Engelman & Belgrad from 1986 until 1994 and an associate from 1978 until 1986. She was part of the three-member executive committee that, in 1998, steered the merger between Saul Ewing and Weinberg & Green LLC.
Ms. Cooperman has served on the following professional/business/trade organizations: The Daily Record's Editorial Advisory Board; University of Maryland School of Law Board of Visitors; Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation; Vice-Chair, Employer-Employee Relations Committee, TIP Section, American Bar Association; Chair, Judicial Administration Committee, Bar Association of Baltimore City.
She has also served on various civic and nonprofit organizations, including: State Higher Education Labor Relations Board (2001-present); Chair, Legal Subcommittee, Baltimore Business Community's Management and Efficiency Review of the Department of Personnel of Baltimore City, Greater Baltimore Committee; Co-Chair Lawyers Campaign for College Bound; Executive Committee, Lawyers Campaign for College Bound; Board member, The Living Classrooms Foundation and Prologue, Inc.
Ms. Cooperman has been named to the Best Lawyers in America list every year since 1993; to The Daily Record, Maryland's Top 100 Women, three times, making her a member of the Circle of Excellence; to the Baltimore Business Journal, “Who's Who in Law,” and honored at the 10th anniversary dinner of the Baltimore Women's Bar Association.
Ms. Cooperman received a B.S. degree from Cornell University in 1975 and a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1978.