Legal & Consulting Services

Cotney is a full-service legal & consulting firm servicing the needs of business, construction and infrastructure clients throughout the U.S., Canada, and internationally.


Call or email us to schedule a meeting with one of our team members.


Together, we'll critically assess the situation from an expert point of view.


We'll implement a solution tailored to the specific needs of your business.

Committed to delivering superior, cost-effective client service with a focus on results

We take pride in our tradition of excellence and integrity and have become one of the largest and most respected construction law & consulting firms in the United States. With over 20 offices throughout the U.S. and Canada, our attorneys are in tune with the business, economic, and political trends affecting business and construction and are able to offer our clients the resources and solutions they need to thrive in the industry.

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  • 2021

    U.S. News & World Report

    Best Law Firms, Construction Law

  • 2021

    Finance Monthly Magazine

    Deal Maker of The Year

  • 2021

    Corporate INTL Magazine Global Award

    Boutique Construction Law Firm of the Year in Canada

  • 2020

    Construction Executive

    Top 50 Construction Law Firms

  • 2020

    Lawyers World Global Awards

    Leading Construction Law Firm of the Year - USA

  • 2020

    Lawyers Worldwide Awards Magazine

    Construction Law Firm of the Year

  • 2020

    New World Report North American Business Awards

    Best Construction Law Firm

  • 2020

    Intercontinental Finance & Law

    Top 100 Leading Firm


Employment Law

Suspensions of Certain Visa Categories Allowed to Expire

Since June 24, 2020, restrictions have been in place for issuing H-1B, L-1, and J-1 visas, but the Biden administration allowed that ban to expire on March 31, 2021. This expiration means that U.S. consulates worldwide will be able to resume issuing these nonimmigrant guest worker visas without being required to include a national interest…
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Government Affairs

Florida Enacts COVID-19 Liability Shield

Florida businesses have a new defense against COVID-19 lawsuits, thanks to SB 72, a bill that Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law on Monday, March 29. This new law grants liability protection to a number of entities, including corporations, hospitals, schools, government agencies, churches, and nursing homes. What a Liability Shield Is There are many…
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Renewable Energy Law

New Tax Credits for Renewable Energy

As our nation prepares for new administration under President Biden, we can expect a strong interest in renewable energy. Biden campaigned on the promise of launching a national effort to build a modern, sustainable infrastructure and secure an equitable clean energy future. To that end, he will no doubt support legislation to create clean energy…
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Cotney is a nationally recognized law firm specializing in the representation of businesses and professionals in disputes and transactions. We have offices located throughout the U.S. The firm's practice areas include construction law, litigation, arbitration, contract review and drafting, OSHA defense, licensing defense, bid protests, lien law, bond law, alternative dispute resolution, and construction employment law.

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Our mission at Cotney is to provide high-quality, results-driven legal and consulting services to our clients for a variety of construction and business related matters. Request a consultation today, and learn how professionals can provide you with expert counsel specifically tailored to your unique legal and business needs.

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