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Raymond D. Cotton Speaking at American Association of State Colleges and Universities Summer Council of Presidents

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 speaking at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Summer Council of Presidents meeting.  The meeting is being held July 13-16 in Annapolis, Maryland. 
The title of Mr. Cotton’s speech is “The Roles and Responsibilities of Presidential Spouses.”

The AASCU summer retreat explores topics related to embracing the opportunities for positive transformation that come with rapid change. Sessions will focus on ways presidents and chancellors can creatively take charge of institutional destiny and provide leadership around the theme “Harnessing the Winds of Change.”

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 350 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 Education Law.