Raymond D. Cotton

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Raymond Cotton is a member of the school and college law practice. He has represented more than 350 university boards of trustees, college presidents, and other nonprofit executives during his more than 25 years in practice.

Mr. Cotton provides counsel on such matters as contracts, executive compensation, performance evaluation, goal-setting, current and deferred compensation, Intermediate Sanctions, Sarbanes-Oxley, and best practices for managing nonprofit institutions.

He has also served as an adjunct faculty member at both the School of Law and the School of Medicine at George Washington University and Harvard University’s School of Public Health. In addition, he has lectured at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), UCLA, Yale, and many others.


  • Harvard Law School, JD, cum laude (1983)
  • Harvard University, MS
  • Monmouth College, BA


  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Tax Court

Previous Professional Experience:

  • Vice President, ML Strategies and partner, Mintz Levin Law Firm
  • Special Assistant, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare

Professional Activities:

  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Board of Trustees, Monmouth University (1991-1995)


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