TAMPA, Fla. — Cotney Construction Law (CCL) announced that it has retained Craig Brightup and The Brightup Group LLC to lobby for CCL client interests and the interests of the construction industry overall on a national level.

“Our commitment to the roofing industry extends throughout every state and federally. Our partnership with The Brightup Group LLC and Craig Brightup ensures that we will be able to advocate for roofing contractors in front of the legislative and executive branches on issues such as OSHA, immigration, workforce development and construction-related initiatives,” said Trent Cotney, CEO of Cotney Construction Law.

Brightup is the CEO of The Brightup Group and previously worked directly with the National Roofing Contractors Association’s (NRCA) political program for 19 years. Brightup is known as the roofing lobbyist in D.C. and as part of his work with CCL, he will be providing government relations consulting services for CCL clients in addition to promoting legislation and regulations that advocate for the construction industry.

“I’m thrilled to team up with a firm that understands the government issues that impact roofing contractors, especially as someone who’s been advocating for the industry for decades,"  Brightup said. "I’m proud to extend and continue this crucial work as a lobbyist working with Cotney Construction Law to help propel the industry forward."

Cotney Construction Law will also provide insight from Craig Brightup to Cotney subscribers.

“We continue to look for ways to add value to our subscribers and look forward to offering unique commentary and analysis from a well-known roofing lobbyist, Craig Brightup,” says John Kenney, CEO of Cotney Consulting Group.