D. Cotton, a Member of Mintz,
Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. and
Vice President for Higher Education of ML
Strategies, LLC, will present at the 95th annual meeting
of the American Council on Education (ACE). The meeting is being held
March 2-5 in Wahington, D.C.
Mr. Cotton will speak on Sunday, March 3. His presentation,
"Presidential Contracts: Are You Adequately Protected if Things Go
Awry " will address the important elements to discuss when negotiating a
presidential employment contract.
The 2013 ACE meeting will bring together presidents, chancellors and
other senior-level leaders to discuss trends and promising practices
with colleagues across all sectors of higher education. Participants
will have access to experts and workshops that provide practical
resources and tools that aid day-to-day decision making, as well as
long-term strategic planning.
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 is a frequent speaker on the programs of higher education
associations. He is also a regular contributor to the Chronicle of
Higher Education. He was listed in the 2012 edition of Chambers
USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Employee
Benefits and Executive Compensation in Washington, DC. Mr. Cotton was
also named to the 2013 list of Best Lawyers in America for
For more information about Mintz Levin please visit www.mintz.com.
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