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Construction Law Institute Awards Becker’s Claramargaret H. Groover Lifetime Achievement Award

Construction Law Institute Awards Becker’s Claramargaret H. Groover Lifetime Achievement Award

Becker & PoliakoffPictured: Lee A. Weintraub, Claramargaret H. Groover, Steven B. Lesser, Perry M. Adair, Sanjay Kurian, and Scott Kiernan

March 14, 2022 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals throughout the US, extends congratulations to Claramargaret (“Claire”) H. Groover who received the prestigious Florida Bar Construction Law Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The accolade recognizes just one Florida construction law practitioner per year for their lifetime of exemplary dedication and mentoring, and their commitment to maintaining the very highest level of professional reputation and integrity.

Practice Group Chair Steven B. Lesser stated, “We are incredibly proud of Claire’s professional accomplishments and everything that she has done for the construction law practice. Claire is the third lawyer at our firm to receive the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award, which is more than any other law firm in Florida.”

Steve Lesser and Construction Practice Vice Chair, Lee A. Weintraub, also previously received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Claire specializes in construction law and devotes her practice to complex project development, negotiating and documenting performance requirements on condominium, mixed-use, and lease-back transactions as well as public-private partnership projects, and coordinating the client’s construction and financing requirements. Her experience spans from early stage land development, bidding and bid protests, consultant and construction contracting through contract close-out and claims resolution representing clients in mediation, arbitration and litigation. In Claire’s years of practice she has represented every aspect of the construction industry.

With one of the largest, dedicated teams of 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.

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