FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, February 4, 2010 – Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., a diversified commercial law firm with more than 130 attorneys in 13 Florida offices, New York City, New Jersey, Nassau, Bahamas, Prague and affiliated international offices, today announced that Lee A.Weintraub, a Board Certified Construction Lawyer and Shareholder in the firm’s Construction Law Group, has been accredited as a Certified Arbitrator by the American Arbitration Association.
With his construction background, Mr. Weintraub will focus his arbitration practice on handling complex construction matters involving defective work, delay-related claims and matters involving construction liens, contracts, bonds and licensing.
An active member of the Florida Bar Construction Law Committee and Chair of the Annual Construction Law Institute, Mr. Weintraub received his B.S., B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Florida, and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1991.
Consistently ranked among the top construction lawyers in Florida in surveys of attorneys and clients statewide, Mr. Weintraub has been recognized by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Business Lawyers every year since 2003. He was also selected to be included in every edition of The Best Lawyers in America from 2006 through 2010 and was selected as a “Florida Super Lawyer” in 2007, 2008 and 2009 by Law & Politics magazine, which named Florida’s top lawyers as chosen by their peers.
About Becker & Poliakoff
Becker & Poliakoff is a diverse commercial law firm with more than 130 attorneys in 13 Florida offices, New York City, New Jersey, Nassau, Bahamas, Prague and affiliated international offices. Celebrating its thirty sixth (36th) 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.