Zuckerman Spaeder Names Rachel Cotton as Partner

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Zuckerman Spaeder LLP is pleased to announce that Rachel F. Cotton has been named a partner at the firm. For the last several years, Ms. Cotton has served in important roles on significant firm cases, and her prior experience includes work at another national litigation firm, on Capitol Hill, and on national political campaigns.

At Zuckerman Spaeder, Ms. Cotton represents individuals and companies in government investigations, criminal prosecutions, and complex civil disputes. She also provides counsel on issues of professional responsibility, advising both lawyers and law firms on legal ethics, legal malpractice, and disciplinary investigations.

“Rachel is one of our rising stars, and we’re thrilled with her advancement. We expect she will be an essential part of our firm for years to come,” said Dwight P. Bostwick, chairman and partner of Zuckerman Spaeder. “She is smart, personable and dedicated to the work she does for our clients who have repeatedly praised her. Rachel is team-oriented and a highly strategic thinker, making her a perfect fit with our unique approach to client service."

Prior to Zuckerman Spaeder, Ms. Cotton was a litigation associate at Covington & Burling LLP. She served as a clerk for the Hon. Diana Gribbon Motz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and for the Hon. Henry H. Kennedy Jr. of the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia. Before law school, she was the deputy press secretary for U.S. Senator Evan Bayh and a press assistant on a 2004 presidential campaign. Rachel earned her J.D. from Yale Law School and her B.A. from Brown University, where she graduated magna cum laude.

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