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Jennifer Bales Drake, Shareholder with Becker & Poliakoff to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Public Private Partnerships: What the Future Holds for 2017

Jennifer Bales Drake, Shareholder with Becker & Poliakoff to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Public Private Partnerships: What the Future Holds for 2017

New York, NY, December 08, 2016 –(– The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jennifer Bales Drake, Shareholder with Becker & Poliakoff will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Public-Private Partnerships: What the Future Holds for 2017.” This event is scheduled for December 12, 2016 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

About Jennifer Bales Drake

Ms. Drake is the chair of the Real Estate Practice Group and Vice Chair of the P3 Practice Group for the firm. She has over eighteen years of experience in public-private transactions (P3) with experience in representing both public and private parties, transactions as well as over 20 years of experience in planned project development, real estate contract negotiations, mortgage and asset-based financing, land leases, preparation and filing with Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of Interstate Land Sales Act filings, condominium conversions real estate workouts and liquidation of real estate owned (REO) properties for financial institutions. Her clients include higher education institutions, municipalities, public entities, real estate investors, real estate investment trusts, educational institutions, institutional and private owners and developers, national, regional and statewide financial institutions, and national automotive financial institutions.

About Becker & Poliakoff

Becker & Poliakoff is a multi-practice, multi-state commercial law firm providing strategic counsel to its clients – a diverse array of public, private and nonprofit organizations, and individuals. Established in 1973, the law firm currently includes more than 130 attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals in 17 offices in Florida, New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C. Our key practice areas include Business Litigation; Real Estate; Community Association; Construction Law and Litigation; Government Law and Lobbying; and Corporate. Many of the firm’s attorneys are credentialed through industry and legal organizations, including more than 25 who are board certified as experts in their respective areas of law. For more about the firm, visit to access the firm’s issue forums providing perspectives on timely legal and business issues.

Becker & Poliakoff established its P3 Practice Group with attorneys and other professionals that have proven public and private sector knowledge, experience and contacts in order to assist businesses seeking to partner with public entities to fill the void created by dwindling government funds and ever-increasing demands for new student housing facilities, improved roads, sewers, schools and other public infrastructure assets.