TAMPA, Fla. — Senior Associate Attorney Hilary Morgan of Trent Cotney, P.A. Construction Law Group was recently named general counsel of National Women in Roofing, Inc. (NWIR). Morgan previously served as chair of NWIR's Governance Committee. As general counsel, Morgan will provide key legal guidance on corporate structure & bylaws, board of director operations, regulatory compliance, and governance policies.

“National Women in Roofing is a great group that serves as a platform for women in roofing to grow both personally and professionally,” said Morgan. “I’m excited for this opportunity to work with the organization in a greater capacity.”

“Trent Cotney was instrumental in helping National Women in Roofing get started and his firm is a founding sponsor of the organization,” said Heidi Ellsworth, chair of NWIR. “Hilary has been involved since the very beginning and we are fortunate to have her join us as general counsel.”

Morgan specializes in all aspects of construction law including lien law, surety bond law, litigation, arbitration, construction defect, contract review and drafting, licensing, bid protests and OSHA defense.

For more information, visit nationalwomeninroofing.org.