Representative Jim Cooper

Representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district, Democrat

Top Industries
#IndustryYr AmountCareer Amount
1Lawyers/Law Firms$68,100$986,678
2Real Estate$35,150$396,837
4Securities & Investment$29,700$666,623
5Defense Aerospace$27,000$113,350
9Building Materials & Equipment$17,900$17,900
10Beer, Wine & Liquor$15,400$147,053
41Telephone Utilities$2,000$2,000
46Telecom Services & Equipment$1,000$1,000
Top Donors 2014
#DonorYr AmountCareer Amount
1Bass, Berry & Sims$14,150$97,200
2Vanderbilt University$11,800$111,311
3Rogers Group$10,400$10,400
4Triumph Group$10,000$10,000
5Blue Dog PAC$10,000$55,000
6Deloitte LLP$10,000$10,000
7Hercules Holding$8,700$8,700
8Waller, Lansden et al$7,700$100,100
9Patten & Patten$7,700$7,700
10Ernst & Young$7,500$7,500

Bio Information

COOPER, James Hayes Shofner, (1954 - ) Image courtesy of the Member COOPER, James Hayes Shofner, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., June 19, 1954; graduated from Groton School, Groton, Mass., 1972; B.A., University of North Carolina (Morehead Scholar), Chapel Hill, N.C., 1975; M.A., Oxford University (Rhodes Scholar), Oxford, England, 1977; J.D., Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1980; lawyer, private practice; adjunct professor, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1995); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress in 1994, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; investment banker; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2003-present).

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