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Sandra M. Cotter Elected to Michigan Chamber Foundation Board

February 16, 2017

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Sandra Cotter, Director of the Firm’s Regulated Industries Department and Leader of its Government Policy & Practice group, was elected to the Michigan Chamber Foundation Board of Directors. The charitable arm of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, the Michigan Chamber Foundation sponsors public policy studies on key business climate issues and also sponsors the Young Entrepreneurs Academy to guide middle and high school students with business start-up opportunities. 

Cotter, who is based in Dykema’s Lansing office, focuses her practice on insurance regulation and legislation, campaign finance and election law, liquor licensing and regulation, public policy litigation and legislation, and general corporate work for nonprofit corporations. She has frequent contact with Michigan's executive office, state legislators and various agencies, including the Department of Insurance and Financial Services and the Michigan Liquor Control Commission. She is also a registered lobbyist in the state.

Cotter has been an active member of the Nonprofit Council for Charitable Trusts since its inception in 2004.  She has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® each year since 2013 and named a Top Lawyer by dBusiness Magazine each year since 2010.

Cotter received a B.S. from Michigan State University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan.