PHILADELPHIA, April 20, 2023 —Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Bruce Ficken and Raymond DeLuca, co-chairs of the firm’s Construction Law Group, have been named to City & State’s 2023 Construction Power 100 list. City & State’s Construction Power 100 list identifies the influential contractors, architects, engineers, labor leaders, government officials, and other experts who are responsible for Pennsylvania’s ever-evolving built environment.
Bruce is a recognized authority in representing clients in construction and commercial litigation, as well as managing risk in construction projects. As lead counsel, he has successfully conducted more than 60 major trials in the United States and in international arbitrations. He has also helped numerous owners and developers with contract documentation, contract and project administration, and dispute avoidance and resolution. Bruce is an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, and as a mediator, he has successfully helped resolve major construction disputes.
Raymond has more than 25 years of experience as a construction lawyer who represents owners, contractors, and design professionals in all phases of the construction and dispute resolution process. He has litigated numerous significant construction claims, from the owner, contractor, and design professional's perspectives, and has tried cases in state and federal courts and in arbitrations. In addition, he has drafted and negotiated design, construction, and procurement contracts for major national and international construction projects. Raymond worked as a design professional from 1989-94 and has experience in all aspects of the design and construction process, so clients benefit from his experience as a lawyer as well as a design professional.
About Cozen O’Connor’s Construction Group
With more than 45 attorneys practicing in 12 offices throughout the United States, Cozen O’Connor’s Construction Group has the depth and geographical reach to handle our clients’ most complex problems in the United States and abroad. The Construction Group includes attorneys who are ranked nationally by leading peer-reviewed publications, including Chambers USA, U.S. News/Best Lawyers, and The Legal 500. Law360 has recognized the group as a Practice Group of the Year—Construction in 2019 and 2021.
About Cozen O’Connor
Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has over 825 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including litigation, corporate, and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and middle-market companies, Cozen O’Connor serves its clients’ needs through 31 offices across two continents.