Elected Member

Daniel A. Cotter

Chicago, IL
Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC
Monmouth College
John Marshall Law School

Daniel A. Cotter of Howard & Howard is an experienced attorney who has served in a variety of legal roles in his career, including as general counsel of a large life insurance company, as well as extensive experience in private practice. Dan's mix of clients includes insurance companies and other financial institutions, IT and consulting companies, and nonprofits. He has been working on privacy and cybersecurity issues since 1996, including development of terms and conditions and disclaimers on Fortune 500 websites in the late 1990s. He has been the chief privacy officer of several companies and law firms, and has extensive experience as in-house counsel. Dan is experienced in dealing with complex insurance regulatory issues and transactions, and substantial reorganizations of holding company systems. Throughout his career, he has negotiated thousands of contracts from simple to complex, including outsourcing. He also has substantial experience with internal investigations and employment-related issues.

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Areas of Expertise
Compliance, Enforcement & Risk Management (Commercial Law)
Insurance Law
Cyber Law (Science & Technology)
Alternative Dispute Resolution-ADR
Corporate Law (Commercial Law)
Privacy Law (Constitutional Law)