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About Eric D. Cotton

For Eric D. Cotton, being a lawyer means having experience that makes difference when our clients need it most. After graduating from law school, Eric worked in insurance defense, obtaining the invaluable experience of seeing how the other side handles personal injury claims. During this time, he also continued developing his litigation skills, with a special focus on civil rights.

Now, he is committed to providing strategic, aggressive representation to personal injury and civil rights plaintiffs throughout the state. Rest assured that you're always in good hands with Eric, as he is peer-review-rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, a member of The National Trial Lawyers and showcased by Super Lawyers.

Legal Experience

Eric has successfully represented clients in both State and Federal Court, including all of the United States District Courts in Oklahoma, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. With his experience, he is able to successfully negotiate a favorable settlement for you or, if necessary, aggressively protect your rights in court to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. For more information about Eric D. Cotton and his legal experience, please don't hesitate to reach out.

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Oklahoma, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America


Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Juris Doctorate — May 2005
  • Honors: Dean's List

Oklahoma Christian University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • Bachelor of Science — May 2002
  • Major: History
  • Minor: Pre-Law
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Honors & Awards

  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Member of National Trial Lawyers
  • Showcased by Super Lawyers
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Temple Law Alumni Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Collins, Zorn & Wagner, Attorney, May 1, 2007 — January 31, 2012
  • Cathcart & Dooley, Attorney, March 1, 2006 — April 30, 2007

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