Our lawyers and consultants have extensive experience navigating the significant amount of state and federal regulations governing the construction industry.  We routinely assist clients with understanding and navigating regulatory compliance in their geographic region as well as defend or prosecute regulatory claims on behalf of clients.  Regardless of whether the regulations deal with safety, employment, tax, licensing, permits, building codes, or environmental concerns, Cotney’s team of well-versed attorneys and consultants can assist clients with regulatory issues.

In the event that a regulatory issue requires litigation, Cotney routinely represents clients against government agencies seeking to enforce regulations.

Sample Expertise:

  • Litigation against Community Development District (CDD) relating to $10 million seawall construction and dredging regulations.
  • Defense of contractor against $50 million “blacklist” designation on DOT Project.
  • Representation of contractor in $2 million dispute with state agency involving waste water.