EMJ Corporation has appointed Colby Cox as Chief Legal Officer. An attorney with decades of legal and construction experience, Colby Cox joined EMJ in 2017. He is responsible for providing legal and risk management leadership to all EMJ offices, subsidiaries and related companies.
As Chief Legal Officer, Colby will continue to oversee the legal and risk management
team as well as provide leadership over construction risk, quality, safety, and construction technology.
“Colby is best-in-class in the fields of law and risk management,” said Jack Bowen, President and CEO. “His knowledge of the construction industry and law, paired with his wisdom, makes him a tremendous asset to EMJ as we continue to grow our business in a variety of sectors. We are fortunate to have
him and look forward to him guiding us through many years of success.”
Colby graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in civil engineering, then attended law school at the University of Kansas, where he earned his Juris Doctor. He is a member of multiple state bar and industry associations and the American Bar Association.
He began his career as an associate at Husch Blackwell before moving to JE Dunn Construction where he served as Vice President and Regional General Counsel.
Colby is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council and has always been an active member of the community, serving as a board member of several nonprofit organizations. He lives in Southlake, Texas, where he and his wife enjoy being outdoors, hiking, running and biking with his family and can also be found coaching his sons in their various sports throughout the year