September 21, 2022 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals throughout the US, announces that Jess Raffo has joined the firm as its first Vice President of Business Development.
Ms. Raffo will spearhead the firm’s expansion primarily for the construction practice as well as the community association, and first party insurance practices in South Florida.
Ms. Raffo has extensive experience serving in a senior business development capacity for professional services and management companies catering to the community association, real estate and development, and construction industries.
Construction Law and Litigation practice chair Steven Lesser commented, “We are excited to welcome Jess to the firm and look forward to collaborating with her. It makes great business sense to bring Jess on board as Becker grows in the region. She has fantastic credentials and knows the South Florida market.”
Jess Raffo added, “I am thrilled to join the talented team at Becker and use my business development experience and skills to help the firm and its clients as we expand in some key areas.”
Ms. Raffo serves on various committees with the Community Association Institute’s Southeast Florida chapter, is a former board member of the Commercial Real Estate Women’s Broward Chapter, and committee member of the Building Owners and Managers Association, Miami Chapter.
With one of the largest, dedicated teams of board-certified construction attorneys, Becker’s Construction Law Practice Group is well-known nationally for its exemplary work and knowledge of the construction industry. Practice Group Chair Steven Lesser is Past Chair of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law, the largest organization of constructional lawyers with over 6,000 construction professionals around the world.
The firm has handled numerous and varied construction-related cases, many of which have involved complex delay issues and construction defects with a multitude of defendants. Our construction attorneys represent clients in both transactions and disputes ranging from multi-family dwellings to large commercial buildings, planned unit developments, multi-use retail, industrial and governmental projects.
Becker, with headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast. More information is available at www.beckerlawyers.com.