Becker & Poliakoff Expands Commercial Litigation Practice Group

Becker & Poliakoff Expands Commercial Litigation Practice Group

Attorneys Jonathan Torrens, Daniel DeSouza and Lourdes Ferrer to Practice in Ft. Lauderdale Office

For Immediate Release
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FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, August 24, 2010 – Becker & Poliakoff, a diversified commercial law firm with more than 125 attorneys in 13 Florida offices, New York City, New Jersey, Nassau (Bahamas) and Prague, today announced the addition of three new attorneys in its Litigation Practice Group. Attorneys Jonathan Torrens, Daniel DeSouza and Lourdes Ferrer will be practicing in the firm’s Ft. Lauderdale office.

Daniel DeSouza has significant experience representing clients in all aspects of complex,civil litigation arising in courts in Florida and throughout the United States. He has successfully represented clients in the areas of breach of contract, employment, director and officer liability, and tort litigation. He previously practiced at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in Washington, D.C. Mr. DeSouza is a graduate of the George Washington University School of Law.

Lourdes Ferrer is the supervising attorney for the Ft. Lauderdale office’s high volume assessment collection and foreclosure department. She focuses her practice on community association litigation, debt collection, employment and contract disputes. She previously practiced at Conroy, Simberg, Ganon, Krevans, Abel, Lurvey, Morrow & Schefer, P.A. in Hollywood, Florida. Ms. Ferrer is a graduate of St. Thomas University School of Law.

About Becker & Poliakoff
Becker & Poliakoff is a diverse commercial law firm with more than 125 attorneys in 13 Florida offices, New York City, New Jersey, Nassau (Bahamas), Prague and affiliated international offices. Celebrating its thirty-seventh (37th) year of serving clients, the firm has seven primary areas of practice: Real Estate, Construction, Community Association, Customs & International Trade, Commercial Litigation, Corporate & Securities, and Government Law & Lobbying.