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Cohen Seglias Ranked in Chambers USA 2017

June 2017

We are proud to announce that Chambers & Partners has again recognized our Construction and Labor & Employment Groups in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA, the preeminent legal ranking of attorneys and law firms. Additionally, Chambers identified Partners Roy Cohen and Ed Seglias as leaders in the field of Construction, and Marc Furman as a leader in the field of Labor & Employment. To read the full ranking, please visit the Chambers & Partners website.

We could not have done it without our clients. When contacted by Chambers researchers about their experience working with Cohen Seglias, clients and market sources said:

  • "They are conscientious and responsive when I have questions and they tell me what I need. They always say 'here's what you need to know'. They have been good to us; so far we're batting a thousand with them."
  • The firm has an "outstanding presence in the market."

The Cohen Seglias Construction Group is described as robust with expertise in litigation and complex contract negotiations. The Group is noted for representing a range of clients in the construction industry, including electrical, mechanical and concrete subcontractors. Chambers USA noted that the team is well versed in providing counsel on bid protests and bid withdrawals, as well as issues concerning government procurement and the Miller Act.

Roy Cohen continues to the be recognized as a leader in construction and is described as an acknowledged expert in construction litigation, mediation and arbitration. He acts for a varied body of clients and has a particularly strong reputation for his work on behalf of contractors in the electrical space.

Ed Seglias is described as a highly respected trial lawyer, noted for his wealth of experience in construction disputes. Sources praise his "very personable and very understanding" approach and "quick and efficient strategy" on matters.

Marc Furman comes highly recommended for his labor law practice. One source states: "As far as labor law goes, I would never use anyone else," while another adds: "He really understands the dynamics of people's relationships and can analyze a situation very quickly, giving you important insight as well as setting up very succinct action plans."

For more than 25 years, Chambers & Partners has published its guides to the legal profession, providing independent rankings and editorial commentary. The guides are designed to reflect market opinion, ranking lawyers, law firms and practice areas based on significant independent research and reputation among peers and clients. They are not paid listings.