Trent Cotney, P.A.


Trent Cotney, P.A. is a law firm specializing in the representation of businesses and professionals in construction disputes and transactions throughout the State of Florida and beyond. The firm’s practice areas include construction law, litigation, arbitration, contract review and drafting, OSHA defense, licensing defense, bid protests, lien law, bond law, and alternative dispute resolution.

Since 1999, Trent Cotney, a Tampa construction lawyer has represented contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, developers, suppliers, manufacturers, sales representatives and others in the construction industry. Trent Cotney received the designation of Florida Bar Certified Construction Lawyer in 2005 as part of the inaugural class to receive that designation. He has been recognized by the construction industry for his support by winning the NRCA’s Gold Circle Award, FRSA’s President’s and Earl Blank Awards and the WCRCA’s Byron Curry Award.

Mr. Cotney has received numerous honors and distinctions in his practice area of construction law including a preeminent AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell ®, recognition in Chambers & Partners USA and the International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers, as well as being named to Best Lawyers in America ®, Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite® and Florida Super Lawyers ®.  Trent Cotney, P.A. was also named to US News & World Report’s Best Law Firms 2014 in construction law.

He supports the construction industry through various sponsorships and association memberships to Associated Builders & Contractors, National Roofing Contractors Association, Florida Roofing, Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors Association, West Coast Roofing Contractors Association, Pinellas County Contractors Association and several other trade associations throughout the State.




Tampa Office

407 N. Howard Ave. Suite 100

Tampa, Florida 33606

P. 813.579.3278

F. 813.902.7612

Jacksonville Office

233 E Bay St, Suite 905

Jacksonville, Florida 32202

P. 904.425.5030

F. 904.355.5170


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