DeVona Wright Cottrell

Director & Associate General Counsel, Baird

DeVona Wright Cottrell joined Baird in 2007 and is a Director and Associate General Counsel. DeVona partners with Baird’s Fixed Income Capital Markets business unit and provides legal support to several of the firm’s corporate resource groups, including Risk Management, Compliance and Facilities with regard to information security, privacy, regulatory and commercial real estate related matters. DeVona earned her Executive M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, J.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and B.A in Political Science from Jackson State University. DeVona is a Milwaukee native and diligent volunteer and mentor in the greater Milwaukee-area community and received one of The Wisconsin Law Journal’s 2017 Women in the Law Awards, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2015 Alumni Gold Award for Graduate of the Last Decade and The Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2014 Forty Under 40 Award.

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