Coats Rose Honored with Construction Lawyers Society of America Law Firm Award

HOUSTON – October 3, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, has recently been awarded the Construction Lawyers Society of America Law Firm Award at the inaugural CLSA International Conference & Induction of Fellows. Held in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, the awards recognize North American law firms for excellence in construction law.

2017 CLSA President Bill Geisen presented Rick Reed with the CLSA Law Firm Award, awarded to Coats Rose for excellence in construction law.

Coats Rose director, Richard “Rick” Reed is a Fellow of the CLSA. Construction law has been a cornerstone of Coats Rose’s practice for more than 30 years, with experienced attorneys in all types of construction projects, including single-family residential development, large scale commercial, and civil and industrial construction.

The CLSA is an invitation-only international honorary association composed of preeminent lawyers specializing in construction law and related fields. The organization is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy and ethical standards in construction law, and fostering a scholarly and advanced exchange of ideas in all practices related to the specialty.

About Coats Rose, P.C.
Coats Rose is a business transaction and litigation law firm based in Houston. For more than 30 years, the firm has leveraged its vast legal experience to fulfill clients’ needs in numerous transactions and controversies, spanning real estate law, affordable housing and community development, public finance, commercial litigation, construction/surety law, insurance law, intellectual property, government relations, labor and employment law, mergers and acquisitions, tax, wealth planning and preservation, and health care. Coats Rose also has offices in Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, New Orleans and Cincinnati. Learn more at



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