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Raymond D. Cotton to Provide Pro Bono Consulting at American Council on Education Annual Meeting

Raymond D. Cotton, Vice President of Higher Education of ML Strategies, LLC and a Member of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., will be providing pro bono consultation to college presidents at the American Council on Education (ACE) annual meeting.  The meeting takes place March 8-11 in San Diego, California.

Mr. Cotton will be providing pro bono consultation to newly appointed and existing presidents on a variety of issues including contracts, compensation and post-presidency agreements, among other topics.  Attendees of the meeting may sign up for one of eleven, 45-minute individual sessions being offered from March 8 through March 11, 2014. 

The ACE Annual Meeting is where presidents, chancellors, and other senior-level leaders meet to discuss trends and promising practices with colleagues across all sectors of higher education. Leaders have access to experts and workshops that provide practical resources and tools to aid day-to-day decision making, as well as long-term strategic planning.  Attendees include senior leadership teams and those in the leadership pipeline: college and university presidents and chancellors, chief academic officers, vice presidents, presidential assistants, chief government relations officers, chief business officers, chief diversity officers, chief international officers, and other leaders.

Mr. Cotton has represented more than 350 presidents and boards of trustees.  He 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 2013 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 2014 list of Best Lawyers in America for Education Law.