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


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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

  • 2021

    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


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Subcontractor Management Plan

Creating a subcontractor management plan, SMP, will provide you with a beneficial outline of the relationships between the various working aspects and moving parts during a project. It also lays out the methods a primary contractor will use to ensure quality deliverables and secure relationships between companies. Such a plan is typically prepared by a…
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Cotney Newsletter

Manufacturer Warranty Price Increase Provision

With the recent news that manufacturers were raising the prices of warranties, a provision is needed to account for this price increase in the contract and pass it on to the Customer. The following provision can be used in either a prime contract or a subcontract.  Due to current pricing volatility experienced nationwide, any cost included hereunder…
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Vaccine Mandates Proves Difficult for Warehouses During Hiring Crunch

At a time when there is a real labor crunch for warehouse workers, a federal vaccination mandate to quell the COVID-19 pandemic is putting an added strain on the industry, some say. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's rule would require businesses with more than 100 employees to mandate coronavirus vaccinations…
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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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