HOUSTON — (March 1, 2017) Houston-based Cokinos | Young, formerly known as Cokinos, Bosien & Young, today announces their new name, logo and website while re-affirming its commitment to serving clients in the construction and real estate industries.
“Houston is where we began 28 years ago and remains our largest office,” said Gregory M. Cokinos. “With offices in Houston, San Antonio, Austin and Dallas, we employ more than 60 attorneys and continue to uphold the values that have always been hallmarks of our firm – exceptional client service, the highest caliber of legal acumen and the best possible outcomes for our clients. We take great pride in the fact that our very first client when we established our firm in 1989, a prominent general contractor, remains our client today.”
Cokinos | Young is highly regarded for providing distinguished counsel, outstanding service and powerful national, regional and local representation to clients in both the public and private sectors. The firm represents a wide variety of businesses – including owners, developers, contractors, specialty vendors and subcontractors – ranging from Fortune 500 companies to closely held construction-related entities and real estate development companies. Since its establishment in 1989, Cokinos | Young has expanded its practice to include virtually all aspects of corporate law and civil litigation. Today, in addition to their exceptional construction and real estate practice, the firm offers a full range of legal services, including business formation, mergers and acquisitions, employment, bankruptcy and creditor rights, and insurance and risk management.
“We understand the importance of knowing how different businesses operate,” said Marc A. Young. “Our attorneys are extensively familiar with the legal challenges, developments and trends in the industries we serve, so we are always ahead of the curve in our knowledge of the constantly evolving market conditions and legal landscape.”
Gregory Cokinos manages the firm and has earned the reputation as one of the most preeminent lawyers in his field. Gregory was the first attorney in Houston to be inducted into the American College of Construction Lawyers, and in 2002 he founded the Construction Law Journal, where he continues to serve as editor. Gregory has been ranked as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in the State of Texas by Thomson Reuters for many years, and is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, Gregory, Marc Young and the firm have a Tier 1 ranking by Chambers USA.
Marc Young left Houston and started the San Antonio office in 2007, which has now grown to be one of the largest law firms in the area, and the largest law firm concentrating in construction law. He now manages Cokinos | Young’s newest office in Austin. Marc, who is board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas board of legal specialization, has been named a Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters every year from 2006-2016, a distinction awarded to only five percent of lawyers statewide, and is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is the 2016-2017 chair of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Trial Tactics, Practice and Procedures Section, a member of the FDCC’s Trial Master’s Program, and is a former chair of their Construction Law Section.
Cokinos | Young’s commitment to the construction and real estate industries includes extensive involvement with many industry-related trade groups and associations. These relationships provide the firm’s attorneys with opportunities to contribute to the development of issues impacting the industries they serve, and the clients they represent, making the firm one of the most innovative and influential firms in the business.
Founded in 1989, Cokinos | Young has long been a leading law firm in the construction and real estate industries. Today, the firm has more than 60 attorneys across offices in Houston, San Antonio, Austin and Dallas, providing them an extensive state presence with a national reach. Over the past 28 years, Cokinos | Young has evolved into a fully integrated construction and real estate law firm, offering a comprehensive portfolio of legal services for both public and private-sector clients. In addition to representing clients on construction claims issues and contract negotiations, Cokinos | Young’s practice includes commercial litigation, corporate law, insurance and risk management, bankruptcy and creditor rights, labor and employment, appellate law, and alternative dispute resolution. For more information, please call 713.535.5500 or visit www.cokinoslaw.com.