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For the third consecutive year, Adams and Reese ranks among Construction Executive’s The Top 50 Construction Law Firms, placing No. 16 in the national rankings published by the trade construction business magazine in its June 2024 issue.

Construction Executive has an audience of more than 150,000 business owners, C-suite executives, and top decision-makers, including all 22,000-plus member companies of Associated Builders and Contractors nationwide. Construction Executive weighs several factors in its annual rankings, such as construction practice percentage of total revenue; number of construction attorneys; year of established practice; number of licensed states; and number of AEC clients.

Adams and Reese has ranked in the Top 20 in each of the last three years.

“We are honored to continue to be recognized by Construction Executive. Our ranking is a testament to the strength of our diverse team and the high-quality service that we provide to clients,” said Trent Cotney, Adams and Reese Construction Team Co-Leader and Partner in the Tampa office. “We have a roster of board-certified construction lawyers, arbitrators and mediators; general counsel of roofing industry and construction associations; and former general contractors and professionals. That behind-the-scenes knowledge of the industry enables us to deliver comprehensive counsel to all facets of our clients’ operations.”

Adams and Reese has more than 80 construction attorneys, equating to one of the largest teams in the country. The firm’s construction attorneys are licensed to practice across more than 30 states, representing corporate clients in an array of construction-related legal matters. These issues can run the gamut of transactions, litigation, and dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration; impacts of artificial intelligence and technology; cybersecurity; delay claims; public-private partnerships and economic development; contract drafting, review, and negotiation; labor and employment; code and regulation compliance; engineering and design; warranty and breach of contract; complex bid protests; surety bonding; workplace safety and OSHA defense; and consultation around pre- and post-natural disasters and COVID-19.

“We pride ourselves on being a one-stop law firm to provide the full breadth of legal resources for our clients to build across our cities’ skylines,” said David Toney, Adams and Reese Construction Team Co-Leader, Partner in the Houston office, and former Executive Committee Member. “Our construction practice is a strategic priority for our firm as we continue to match the high level of activity of building and development taking place across our country. We are excited to grow into one of the largest nationally ranked law firms that constructs legal strategies for our business partners across our firm’s footprint.”

In addition to Construction Executive, Adams and Reese’s construction practice and its attorneys have achieved recognition and national rankings by U.S. News & World ReportForbesFinance MonthlyChambers USA, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Construction Tech Review, Construction Dive, RoofersCoffeeShop, among others.