Coats Rose Honored for a Second Year with Construction Lawyers Society of America Law Firm Award

HOUSTON – September 6, 2018 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, has been awarded the Construction Lawyers Society of America Law Firm Award for the second year in a row at the 2018 CLSA International Conference & Induction of Fellows. Held in Banff, Alberta, Canada, the awards recognize North American law firms for excellence in construction law.

Coats Rose director, Richard “Rick” Reed, and of counsel, Brad L. Sklencar, are both Fellows 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.

2018 CLSA Executive Director Timothy M. Fulmer presented Rick Reed with the CLSA Law Firm Award, awarded to Coats Rose, P.C. for excellence in construction law.

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 transaction and litigation law firm focused on development: the development of real estate, affordable housing, special purpose districts, business and private wealth. We provide legal counsel to businesses, governmental entities corporate and high-net worth clients across the U.S. and internationally. For over 30 years, the firm has leveraged its vast legal experience to fulfill clients’ needs spanning real estate law, affordable housing and community development, public finance, construction/surety law, commercial litigation, government relations, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, tax, wealth planning and preservation. In addition to its headquarters in Houston, Coats Rose has offices in Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, New Orleans and Cincinnati. Learn more at



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