TAMPA, Fla. — Cotney Construction Law has named Daniel Auerbach, Virgil Tray Batcher, Hilary Morgan, and Anthony Tilton partners of the firm.
Cotney Construction Law is a leading national law firm for construction, specialty trades, and OSHA law.
“Each of these attorneys epitomizes the diverse talent our firm offers,” said Trent Cotney, CEO of CCL. “Not only have they demonstrated superb legal capabilities, but they have also shown that they are committed to both their clients and the construction industry as a whole.”
Auerbach’s practice areas encompass construction litigation and various transactional matters. Specifically, Auerbach focuses on contract review and drafting, contract negotiation, bond and lien law, building code violation defense, construction defense litigation, OSHA defense, bid protests, and contractor licensing defense. He currently serves as General Counsel for the Space Coast Licensed Roofers Association and the Treasure Coast Roofing and Sheet Metal Association.
Batcher joined Cotney Construction Law in 2012 and represents clients in all aspects of construction law including lien law, bond law, construction defect litigation, OSHA defense, and licensing. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Batcher worked in the construction industry as an estimator for a multi-million dollar structural contracting company. He currently serves as General Counsel for the Florida Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association.
Morgan focuses her practice on all aspects of construction law, including lien law, surety bond law, litigation, arbitration, construction defects, contract review and drafting, delay claims, bid protests, design professional liability, corporate law, and administrative law. Morgan serves on Associated Builders and Contractors National Young Professional Committee and is currently General Counsel for National Women in Roofing.
Tilton practices in all areas of construction law. He works primarily on matters relating to OSHA and licensing defense. This includes the management and development of safety and health strategies. Anthony is also a Certified Building Contractor and has been involved in the industry his whole life – he has done framing, floor installation, remodels, site supervision, and served as safety officer for various construction companies. Tilton is General Counsel for the Tile Roofing Institute.