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Becker’s Construction Law & Litigation Practice Recognized in 2020 Edition of The Legal 500

Becker’s Construction Law & Litigation Practice Recognized in 2020 Edition of The Legal 500

Becker & PoliakoffJune 10, 2020 – Becker is pleased to announce that its Construction Law & Litigation Practice has once again been ranked as among the top in the United States. For over 30 years, The Legal 500 has highlighted the practice area teams who provide the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.

The publication lauds Becker for its “results-driven ethos” and “depth of practice,” having success in construction defect claims, public-private partnership matters, and in the community association space. The construction practice is also mentioned for its growth in the past year with Shareholders Randy Dow and Sean Sullivan joining Becker in 2019.

The team is noted for their work on Metropica, a $1.5 billion eight-tower residential and community-serving development to span four million square feet, as well as its representation of KRG Jacksonville Deerwood Lake, LLC’s settlement with Catamount Constructors over delay damages and wrongful termination.

Chair of Becker’s Construction Law & Litigation Practice, Steven Lesser, is praised by a source “as the hardest-working lawyer I have ever seen. He treats every matter as if it were his only one. His rates are fair. He is humble and honest. These are rare traits.”

Construction Law & Litigation Vice Chair Lee Weintraub is also noted as “an expert on Florida law” and someone who helps “drive several difficult situations to the correct result.”

With one of the largest, dedicated teams of Florida Bar Board Certified Construction attorneys, Becker’s Construction Law Practice Group is well-known nationally for its knowledge of the construction industry and experience effectively protecting the interests of its clients. The firm has handled numerous and varied construction-related cases, many of which have involved complex delay issues with a multitude of defendants, and scores of construction defects.

The Legal 500 analyzes the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research program revised and updated on an annual basis. According to their website, The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in more than 100 jurisdictions and their research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms, and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers.

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