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16 Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys Named 2018 Florida Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

16 Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys Named 2018 Florida Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – February 6, 2018 – Becker & Poliakoff today announced that 16 of its attorneys have been named as top lawyers in the state for 2018 by Florida Super Lawyers.

Here are the Becker & Poliakoff attorneys designated as Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars:

Super Lawyer Recipients:

  • Joseph E. Adams*, Real Estate (Office Managing Shareholder, Fort Myers/Naples)
  • Hugo V. Alvarez, Insurance Coverage Disputes, (Shareholder, Miami)
  • Michael E. Boutzoukas, Real Estate (Shareholder, Tampa)
  • Herbert O. Brock, Jr.*, Construction Litigation (Shareholder, Fort Myers)
  • Claramargaret H. Groover, Construction Litigation (Of Counsel, Orlando)
  • Sanjay Kurian, Construction Litigation (Shareholder, Fort Myers)
  • Conrad J. Lazo, Construction Litigation (Shareholder, Tampa)
  • Steven B. Lesser*, Construction Litigation (Shareholder; Chair, Construction Law and Litigation Practice Group, Fort Lauderdale)
  • Steven H. Mezer*, Real Estate (Shareholder, Tampa)
  • Jon Polenberg, Business Litigation (Shareholder, Fort Lauderdale)
  • Gary C. Rosen*, Business Litigation (Firm Managing Shareholder, Fort Lauderdale)
  • Robert L. Taylor, Real Estate (Office Co-Managing Shareholder, Orlando)
  • Lee A. Weintraub, Construction Litigation (Shareholder; Chair, Public Private Partnerships; Vice Chair, Construction Law and Litigation, Fort Lauderdale)

Rising Star Recipients:


According to the publication’s website, Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented, multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Every candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual state-by-state basis.


*Recipient for more than 10 years.