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Dan Cotter

Dan Cotter

Dan Cotter is a lawyer who practices corporate, transactional, privacy and insurance regulatory law in Chicago at Latimer LeVay Fyock LLC. He has spent two-thirds of his career in-house at large insurance organizations, and has advised his clients in various jurisdictions. He is a Past President of The Chicago Bar Association and an Adjunct Professor at The John Marshall Law School, where he teaches a course, SCOTUS judicial biography. Dan is a frequent writer about the U.S. Constitution, our nation’s founding, and the SCOTUS and its justices. He has written pieces published in Constituting America’s 90 Day Studies, has a regular column in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, “Cotter’s Corner,” and has written op-eds that have appeared in a variety of publications over the years. In his spare time, Dan is an amateur historian and his book, “The Chief Justices: The Seventeen Men of the Center Seat, Their Courts, and Their Times,” a civics history of the nation as seen through the center seat of SCOTUS, is available on Amazon. He tweets about SCOTUS and general history daily @scotusbios.

Guest Appearances
May 8, 2019

The Chief Justices Edition

Dan Cotter, lawyer, historian, and author, discusses the history of the handful of jurists who have lead the Supreme Court.