ROYAL OAK, Mich., May 6, 2021 – Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that attorney Daniel A. Cotter has received the Lawyers-Lend-A-Hand Inaugural “My Hero” Award for 2021. This award honors an attorney for their contributions to a tutoring or mentoring program.
Lawyers-Lend-A-Hand channels the legal community’s resources to promote mentoring and tutoring programs to support Chicago youth. For more than 20 years, Dan has been involved in in the organization as a board member, board president, fundraiser, and volunteer. When volunteering to tutor the programs became possible in 2016, he was one of the first to participate. Dan’s student, who he has been mentoring since the program launched, will be graduating the eighth grade this year. Perhaps best known for his competitive weightlifting supporting Lifting for Lend-A-Hand, where people are encouraged to make donations to the organization based on the number of pounds he lifts, Dan has helped to raise close to $350,000 since 2002.
Throughout his 26-year law career, Dan has focused his law practice on privacy and cybersecurity issues in addition to complex insurance regulatory matters and transactions.
Dan was honored during the virtual Lawyers-Lend-A-Hand “Heroes at Work” Spring Awards Celebration on April 29, 2021.
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