Mintz Levin Attorney Raymond D. Cotton Featured in Chambers USA 2012 Guide
06.21.2012 - Washington, DC
One of Forty-One Mintz Levin Attorneys Honored
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has selected Raymond D. Cotton, a Member of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.’s Employment, Labor & Benefits Section and Vice President of Higher Education of ML Strategies, LLC, as a leader in his field for Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (District of Columbia). The 2012 edition of the highly-regarded national directory includes forty additional attorneys from the firm across 15 practice areas.
Mr. Cotton represents higher education and other non-profit executives and boards of trustees. His clients include colleges, universities, associations, and other non-profits. He has represented over 300 university boards of trustees, college presidents, and other non-profit executives during his more than 25 years in practice. He frequently counsels both boards of trustees and presidents on such matters as contracts, executive compensation, performance evaluation, goal-setting, current and deferred compensation, Intermediate Sanctions, Sarbanes-Oxley, and best practices for managing non-profit institutions.
Mr. Cotton received his B.A. with highest honors from Monmouth University, where he graduated first in his class. He is the first person in the history of Harvard University to have earned degrees from both its Law School (J.D.) and its graduate School of Public Health (M.Sc.).
Chambers USA rankings are based on extensive in-depth interviews with attorneys and clients, and are designed to assess: technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client.