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Anna Cotton

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Professional Experience

Anna Cotton is the founder of SLG Solutions. She serves on boards for a cybersecurity  company and an intelligence-services company. She advises global manufacturing companies and a technology company.

Anna served as the Deputy General Counsel of the National Reconnaissance  Office, which procures and launches intelligence satellites for the U.S. Government. She  was Assistant General Counsel at the Central Intelligence Agency, where she managed  complex litigation, including litigation arising from the 2011 raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. She traveled overseas in support of intelligence partnerships, worked in operations, led insider-threat initiatives, assisted internal investigations, and conducted  security-clearance reviews, among other matters. 

As a former federal prosecutor, she prosecuted criminal cases and conducted multiple jury and bench trials. She also worked with her family’s butter-manufacturing business, which produced 10% of the nation’s butter and sold products in every state and  internationally.

Anna has a JD from the Cardozo School of Law, and a BA from Pepperdine University.