Clarke D. Cotton

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky (2018)
  • State of Ohio (2022)
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky (2022)


  • B.S. – University of Alabama, History and Criminal Justice, magna cum laude (2014)
  • J.D. – University of Cincinnati College of Law (2018)

Clarke D. Cotton

Clarke Cotton is an associate in Kohnen & Patton’s litigation group. Since graduating from the University of Cincinnati in 2018, Clarke has focused his legal career on insurance and general litigation defense.

Clarke utilizes a practical approach in defending clients. His goal is solve complex problems in an economical and efficient manner while still achieving the best possible outcome. He has defended clients before circuit, district, and administrative courts throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. 

Clarke grew up in Alabama and is an avid supporter of his alma mater, the University of Alabama Crimson Tide. Now living in Northern Kentucky, he is a fan of Cincinnati sports, particularly the Reds. Clarke spends most of his free time with his wife and their two pets, a dog and a cat. 

Memberships and Affiliations

Ohio State Bar Association

Kentucky Bar Association

Northern Kentucky Bar Association