Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Honored by Department of Defense for Extraordinary Support of Employees who Serve in the Florida National Guard and Reserve

Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Honored by Department of Defense for Extraordinary Support of Employees who Serve in the Florida National Guard and Reserve

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, October 5, 2010 – The Florida Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), presented to the Partners of Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of their employee Edward Lohrer.

According to Colonel (Retired) Phillip Speake, ESGR Florida Chair, “The Patriot Award was created by ESGR to publicly recognize individuals who provide outstanding patriotic support and cooperation to their employees, who like the citizen warriors before them, have answered their nation’s call to serve.” Mr. Steven Lesser, Chair Construction Law Practice Group and Mr. Alan Becker, Managing Shareholder accepted this award on behalf of the entire firm. “It is supportive supervisors such as these, that are critical to maintaining the strength and readiness of the nation’s National Guard and Reserve units,” said Phillip Speak.

Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. is a diverse commercial law firm with more than one hundred twenty five attorneys practicing in offices throughout Florida, in New York City, New Jersey, Nassau, and Prague, Czech Republic. Founded in South Florida in 1973, the Firm provides its clients with a legal services in seven primary areas of law including homeowner and community association; civil and complex commercial litigation; construction; real estate , custom and international trade; government law and lobbying; corporate and securities law plus other areas such as offshore asset protection, tax, and estate planning; land use and zoning; technology and telecommunications; intellectual property; collections and foreclosure; gaming, bankruptcy and financial restructuring; and more.

As the 1.3 million members of the National Guard and Reserve continue to perform an increasing number of unique missions with America’s borders and beyond, ESGR will continue to be the resource for the employers of citizen warriors. ESGR provides education, consultation, and if necessary mediation for employers of Guard and Reserve employees.

More information about ESGR Employer Outreach Programs and volunteer opportunities is available at www.esgr.mil, or by calling Maureen Esposito, Program Support Manager for the Florida Committee for the National Guard and Reserve at (954) 933-6823 or email her at Maureen.esposito@floridaesgr.com .

National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
1555 Wilson Blvd., Suite 319, Arlington, VA 22209 800-336-4590 www.esgr.mil

From left to right: Steven Lesser, Chair Construction Law Practice Group, Edward Lohrer, Construction Attorney, Maureen Esposito, ESGR, Alan Becker, Managing Shareholder

About Becker & Poliakoff
Becker & Poliakoff is a multi-practice, multi-state commercial law firm providing strategic counsel to its clients – a diverse array of public, private and nonprofit organizations, and individuals. Established in 1973, the law firm currently includes more than 130 attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals in 17 offices in Florida, New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C. Our key practice areas include: Business Litigation; Real Estate; Community Association; Construction Law and Litigation; Government Law and Lobbying; and Corporate. Many of the firm’s attorneys are credentialed through industry and legal organizations, including more than 25 who are board certified as experts in their respective areas of law. For more about the firm, visit www.beckerlawyers.com to access the firm’s issue forums providing perspectives on timely legal and business issues.