Cooper, White & Cooper Gold Sponsor Spotlight

September 13, 2022
Written by: CREW East Bay

Founded in 1896, Cooper, White & Cooper is a full service law firm providing comprehensive representation in most areas of business law and civil trial practice. The firm's offices are located in San Francisco and Walnut Creek.  Whether a small business or a large corporation, each client is important to Cooper, and its attorneys pride themselves on providing effective legal representation at a competitive cost. Cooper serves a broad spectrum of clients in leading industries including telecommunications, energy, publishing, television, aviation, healthcare, high technology, commercial finance, marine transportation, real estate, construction, homebuilding, manufacturing, sales, services, retail, restaurants, hospitality, nonprofit organizations, and tourism. 

Kristen Thall Peters, Partner, Cooper, White & Cooper

Kristen Thall Peters joined the firm in 1997 and is a Partner in the firm’s Walnut Creek office and a member of the firm's Management Committee.  She also chairs its Green Practice Group and practices real estate, land use, environmental and energy law.  Kristen advises and counsels commercial developers and property owners in connection with real estate acquisition and sales, development projects, green building, easements and rights of way, and regulatory and land use approvals, including compliance with CEQA, NEPA, and the Endangered Species Act.  She has acted as real estate counsel to potential purchasers and sellers of property valued from $100,000 to over $1 Billion, including coordination and review of title and environmental due diligence and disclosures.  She regularly counsels landlords and tenants, and negotiates and documents commercial and industrial property leases and indemnities.  She also represents contractors, real estate brokers, and owners’ associations in a wide array of energy, real estate and environmental matters. 

Kristen originally was a member of CREW San Francisco in 2002 and joined CREW East Bay in 2005. She has served on many committees and currently serves on the Board as CREW East Bay's Past President. Cooper White & Cooper has been a sponsor for five years and also sponsored individual CREW East Bay events over the years. Kristen states that “Being a member of CREW has allowed me to establish professional relationships with a diverse group of commercial real estate women who have become resources for Cooper’s clients. I enjoy being part of CREW Network, a global organization that not only advances women in the commercial real estate industry, but also is at the forefront of achieving gender equity and greater diversity. CREW values are near and dear to my heart”.

Cooper, White & Cooper have some of these same values. Cooper was recently honored with the Platinum Diversity Award from the Contra Costa County Bar Association. At the award luncheon in February, Kristen advised that she is proud to be a partner at a firm with so many who mentor others, judge moot court competitions and volunteer for organizations which promote diversity. 

For more information about Cooper, White & Cooper, visit their website at or contact Kristen directly at (925) 935-0700 or