Traci L. Cotton is the Managing Attorney of the Claims & Financial Litigation Section of the Office of General Counsel. She pursues a variety of claims on behalf of the System and its institutions, practicing mainly in the areas of creditors' rights, commercial law and bankruptcy.
In 1986, Ms. Cotton graduated with high honors from The University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in accounting/business honors program. She received her JD with honors from The University of Texas School of Law in 1989. Following graduation and prior to joining System in 1993, she practiced in Austin with the law firm of Deitch & Hamilton, P.C.