Author: Daniel Cotter


  • Illinois Super Lawyers, 2017-2021
  • Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals General Counsel, 2020
  • Advised Illinois Department of Insurance regarding first two insurance company demutualizations approved under the Illinois Insurance Code.
  • Insurance Regulatory Expert
  • Annuity Law Expert


Daniel Cotter is an attorney with an expert in Annuity and Insurance Law. He graduated #1 in his class from the John Marshall Law School in 1994. He is currently the Attorney on record for Due. He is an expert and insurance regulatory and corporate governance including privacy.


Daniel Cotter has been an Attorney at Law since Law School in 1994. He has served as general council for several Insurance companies over the past 17 years. He was a professor of law for 12 years at the John Marshall Law School. Daniel is an insurance annuity expert. His work includes serving as Y2K general counsel for a large insurance group for more than 20 years. He is a consumer advocate and protects the rights of insurance customers. He has been working as legal council for Due since 2021.


Daniel Graduated summa cum lade from John Marshall Law School in 1995 with a Juris Doctor degree (J.D.). During his degree he was part of the Law Review from 1992 - 1995. He graduated magna cum lade from Monmouth College in 1988 with a bachelors of accounting. He graduated with departmental honors and was Blue Key Senior Man of the year in 1988. Daniel was a Professor of Law at The John Marshall Law School for 12 years. He has been on the Board of Trustees for Monmouth College since 2009.


Daniel was admitted into the Supreme Court of the United States in 2011. Member of the Chicago Bar Association - CBA Mediation program. CIPP/US Certification, Issued in 2016. Certified Public Accountant, Issued in 1989.
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