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Chambers USA Recognizes Becker’s Construction and Litigation Practices; 7 Attorneys in 2024 Edition

Chambers USA Recognizes Becker’s Construction and Litigation Practices; 7 Attorneys in 2024 Edition

Becker is thrilled to announce that the firm and its attorneys have been recognized in the 2024 edition of Chambers USA, a prestigious annual guide of leading law firms and attorneys. The rankings are driven by independent interviews of clients and members of the legal community at peer firms. Chambers’ sources describe the firm as “strategic” with “experts in the field who can break down the complexity of a case while articulating a clear and concise recommended plan.”

This year, Becker once again received top recognition in the Construction category, an honor the practice has received every year since the publication’s inaugural edition. The firm’s General Commercial Litigation practice was also ranked as “Highly Regarded.”

Chair of Becker’s Construction practice, Steven B. Lesser was ranked one of the top mediators in Florida and is noted as having “tremendous experience,” with one source saying they have seen “no finer example of client dedication and service than Steven.” Mr. Lesser also received the highest recognition for Construction in Florida, along with two other Becker attorneys.

Construction Vice Chair Lee A. Weintraub received the highest recognition for Construction in Florida and is noted as an expert who “navigates all possibilities to ensure a favorable outcome.”

New Jersey Financial Services Shareholder Paul H. Shur received the highest recognition for Banking and Finance and is praised for “being collaborative on decisions, as well as bringing his expertise to the table.”

Sanjay Kurian, Claramargaret Groover, Jon Polenberg, and Martin Cabalar also received recognition in their respective practice areas and are cited as “solution-oriented, dedicated, and smart litigators.”


Construction – Florida

Construction: Mediators—Florida

Construction – New Jersey

Litigation: General Commercial – Florida

Banking & Finance – New Jersey

Congratulations to all our ranked attorneys on this outstanding achievement. This is a testament to their hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence.

About Chambers USA
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