Rosemary Cooney


Rosemary Cooney is an invited member of the American Board of Trial Attorneys (ABOTA). She has an AV-Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer review rating for legal ability and ethical standards. She is also a Florida Board certified Circuit Civil Mediator.

A native of Palm Beach County, Ms. Cooney graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from the University of Virginia in 1976. Ms. Cooney graduated from Stetson University College of Law Cum Laude in December 1978 and was admitted to the Florida Bar in May 1979. After admission, she practiced law at a prestigious Palm Beach law firm, where she became a partner/shareholder. Ms. Cooney joined Sonneborn Rutter in 1985 where she continues to be a shareholder. Over the years, Ms. Cooney has tried complex malpractice, commercial and estate litigation cases to verdict in both jury and bench trials in state courts. Currently, Ms. Cooney specializes in family law matters.

In addition to her practice, Ms. Cooney is a member of the National Committee on University Resources, and a member of the Benefactor Society for the University of Virginia. She was a founding Board member of Hospice of Palm Beach County and is a Sustainer member of the Junior League of the Palm Beaches. Ms. Cooney is also a former Board member of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County.