Daniel Cotter

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Daniel Cotter

Daniel Cotter is a Partner at Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP, where he is Chair of the Insurance Regulatory and Transactions practice group and a member of the Cyber and Privacy practice group. Prior to Butler Rubin, he was Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of Fidelity Life Association, and before that Dan was in private practice, the last two years in a firm he co-founded. His clients include a wide variety of insurers and reinsurers and other types of organizations. He spent 14.5 years in-house at insurance organizations, where he focused on insurance, regulatory, technology, IT, compliance and transactional matters. Dan served as President of The Chicago Bar Association for the 2014-2015 bar year and is former Chair of The Young Lawyers Section of The CBA. Dan is an adjunct professor at The John Marshall Law School, and has taught Insurance Law, Accounting for Lawyers and SCOTUS Judicial Biography. Dan graduated summa cum laude from The John Marshall Law School and received his B.A. in Accounting from Monmouth College, magna cum laude. Dan is a frequent writer and presenter on various substantive topics, including technology and privacy. In 2016, Dan obtained his CIPP/US designation.