Tampa, Florida, February 18, 2019 – Cotney Construction Law, LLP is delighted to announce that
attorney Richard N. “Ric” Asfar has joined our firm as a partner. Asfar is an AV-rated civil litigator and
appellate advocate with significant experience in high-value cases. He has represented individuals,
government entities, and businesses of all sizes in a wide range of matters in both Florida and California.
Prior to joining Cotney Construction Law, Asfar was an attorney at a boutique litigation and appellate
firm with a sophisticated statewide practice. He graduated with distinction from the University of the
Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, and has been awarded an “AV Preeminent” peer review rating by
Martindale-Hubbell, been included in every Florida Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars” list since 2012, and
authored a number of legal case law updates for the Florida Justice Association.
“Ric will be a great addition to the team here at Cotney Construction Law,” said Trent Cotney, CEO. “His
experience in appellate and civil litigation matters will be invaluable to the firm and we’re very excited
to have him on board.”