EducationUniversity of North Carolina (Wilmington) - B.A. History
University of Central Florida (Orlando) - Graduate Studies - Social Science Education
Florida A&M University College of Law (Orlando) - Juris Doctorate
Legal and Professional AssociationsFlorida Bar - Trial Lawyers Section
Florida Justice Association
American Association of Justice – Birth Injury/Birth Trauma Litigation Group
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
National Trial Lawyers – Top 100
Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers – Top 25
America’s Top 100 Attorneys
Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association
Orange County Bar Association
Veterans of Foreign Wars
2d Marine Division Association
Marine Corps League
Jack T. Cook is a partner in Morgan & Morgan’s Medical Malpractice Department specializing in Birth Injury litigation to include cases involving birth trauma, birth defects, brain damage, brachial plexus injuries, and stillbirth. Mr. Cook has national litigation and trial experience having successfully tried cases to verdict from the both the plaintiff and defense perspective. In 2021, Mr. Cook was named Managing Partner of Morgan & Morgan’s Birth Injury Trial Group.
Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Cook enjoyed acclaim and recognition as a skilled litigator and trial lawyer in both Medical Malpractice and Birth Injury litigation. Early in his career, Mr. Cook represented the interests of physicians, physician groups, and hospitals, but has since devoted his practice to the representation of injured patients and their families. In addition to Birth Injuries, Mr. Cook handles medical malpractice cases involving surgical errors, premature discharge from the hospital, pressure sores/wounds, negligent emergency room care, medication errors and failure to appropriately diagnose stroke, heart attack, blood clots, and infection.
Mr. Cook has been recognized and honored by Martindale Hubbell with an AV-Preeminent Rating. Mr. Cook has also been certified as a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization which is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership in this organization is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements. Mr. Cook is also a proud member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research.
In 2021, Mr. Cook was recognized by both the Daily Business Review and American Lawyer Magazine for his efforts in representing and advocating on behalf of those suffering from mental health disorders and/or drug addiction. This included awarding of ALM’s inaugural Trialblazer Award.
Mr. Cook is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served in over 40 countries while deployed as a member of the Marine Corps’ elite forward deployed units. Aside from his practice of law, Mr. Cook is an accomplished singer and actor having performed dinner theater, theater and opera professionally, and currently fronting several bands. Mr. Cook is the co-creator of two wildly energetic children who bring inspiration and motivation to his daily practice of law.