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Cotney Construction Law Welcomes Partner J. Derek Kantaskas

Tampa, FL, August 6, 2018 – Cotney Construction Law, LLP, a leading national law firm for construction, specialty trades, and OSHA law, is pleased to announce the addition of Derek Kantaskas as a partner at their firm. As a litigator, Derek brings over ten years of experience as an attorney primarily focused on construction law.

Throughout the years, Derek Kantaskas has worked with a wide range of construction clients, including homebuilders, general contractors, developers, condominium associations, subcontractors, heavy construction companies, suppliers, property managers, and disaster remediation contractors. He practices in all aspects of construction law, including complex contract disputes, major condominium defect litigation, project delay claims, lien and bond disputes, construction defect claims, regulatory investigations, and copyright infringements.

“Derek is a skilled attorney who knows the ins and outs of the construction industry both locally and nationally,” said Trent Cotney, CEO. “His addition to our firm reflects our continued growth strategy to keep up with the needs of our clients.”

Prior to joining Cotney Construction Law, Derek Kantaskas worked for a full-service national law firm, specializing in construction litigation. Locally, Derek has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers for the past six years, he serves as co-chair of the Construction Law Section for the Hillsborough County Bar Association, and is a graduate of Leadership Tampa (Class of 2017).  Nationally, Derek is an active member of the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law, where he serves on the Division 9 Steering Committee.

About Cotney Construction Law, LLP

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 throughout the nation and with a proven track record in the state of Florida, 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. The firm has Florida offices in TampaOrlando, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, and Ft. Lauderdale, as well as locations in Charlotte, Denver, Grand Rapids, Houston, Mobile, and Nashville. For more information, visit www.cotneycl.com.

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For Immediate Release
For More Information: Anita Lum
813.605.1614
alum@trentcotney.com