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Ten Cotney Construction Law Attorneys Named 2019 Florida Super Lawyers

Tampa, FL, June 3, 2019 – Cotney Construction Law (CCL) announced that ten attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Florida Super Lawyers & Rising Stars Lists. Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. Each year, no more than 5 percent of lawyers in the state are chosen as Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state receive the Rising Star designation.

The CCL attorneys named as 2019 Florida Super Lawyers and the practice area they are being recognized for:

  • Trent Cotney, Construction Litigation
    Trent is being recognized by Super Lawyers for the tenth consecutive year. He is also listed in both the Top 50 Tampa Bay Super Lawyers and Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers lists for the third year in a row. Trent routinely represents contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, manufacturers, and other industry professionals in all aspects of construction litigation and arbitration.
  • Brian Oblow, Construction Litigation
    Brian is a trial lawyer that has been recognized by Super Lawyers since 2013, and as a Rising Star in 2009, 2011 and 2012. He has almost 20 years of experience practicing construction law, commercial and civil litigation, and insurance-related matters.

The CCL attorneys named as 2019 Florida Rising Stars and the practice area they are being recognized for:

  • Ric Asfar, Appellate Law
    Ric’s practice focuses civil and appellate litigation. He has represented individuals, government entities and businesses of all sizes in a wide range of matters, and uses his in-depth knowledge of the finer points of law to successfully advance his clients’ objectives.
  • Virgil (Tray) Batcher, Construction Litigation
    Tray concentrates in all aspects of construction law including lien law, bond law, construction defect litigation OSHA defense and licensing.
  • Benjamin Briggs, Employment Litigation
    Ben represents clients in all aspects of labor and employment law, including OSHA defense, immigration, wage & hour, and harassment & retaliation claims.
  • Marci Britt, Employment & Labor
    Marci has significant experience in a wide array of employment disputes, including whistleblower claims, family & medical leave issues, hiring & firing, and discrimination claims.
  • Roscoe Green, Construction Litigation
    Roscoe focuses his practice on all areas of construction law, including construction litigation, contract disputes, construction defects, bid protests, payment disputes, delay claims and lien & bond claims.
  • David Keel, Construction Litigation
    David’s practice areas include construction defect litigation, contract review and drafting, lien law, bond law, OSHA defense contractor licensing defense and building code violation defense.
  • Mason Pokorny, Construction Litigation
    Mason practices in all areas of construction law, including construction litigation, construction defect claims, delay claims, and lien & bond law.
  • Anthony Tilton, Construction Litigation
    Anthony focuses on all aspects of construction law, but primarily on matters relating to OSHA defense. This includes the management and development of safety and health strategies for construction contractors and industrial facilities across the United States. His OSHA practice concentrates on litigation and the appeals process for citations involving catastrophic construction or industry related accidents.

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.

About Cotney Construction Law
Cotney Construction Law is a national law firm that provides representation for general, roofing, HVAC and specialty contractors. Experienced in the representation of businesses and professionals in construction disputes and transactions, Cotney is a well-known advisor and legal counsel in the construction industry.  The firm’s practice areas include construction law, litigation, arbitration, contract review & drafting, immigration, employment, OSHA defense, licensing defense, bid protests, lien law, bond law and alternative dispute resolution.  For more information, visit

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