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“Opportunity Zones Seen as Bonus Rather Than Driving Force on Deals,” Daily Business Review

Real estate in opportunity zones across South Florida has been springing up for sale offering development potential to investors along with a tax break. The special designation pushed up asking prices for some sites, said a broker listing some of the properties. An attorney who isn’t working on any of the deals said his clients […]

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“Competitors Draft Pioneering Program to Address Incivility in the Legal Profession,” Daily Business Review

This article profiles one set of three finalists for the Daily Business Review’s Attorney of the Year award, the top honor at the annual Professional Excellence Awards ceremony. The other finalists are Kerri Barsh of Greenberg Traurig and James Sammataro of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan. The winner will be announced during an event May 23 at […]

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“Q&As With DBR’s 2019 On the Rise Honorees,” Daily Business Review

Business Litigation Shareholder Evan Berger is a 2019 Daily Business Review “On the Rise” honoree. The awards recognize attorneys for outstanding work early in their careers. Evan discusses what drew him to a legal career, his favorite mentor, and where he fits on a 1-10 work-life balance scale among other topics. Click here to read […]

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Hugo Alvarez Serves as the Bridge Between Developer and Bank for $51 Million Construction Loan

Miami-based apartment developer Estate Investments recently obtained a $51.35 million construction loan to proceed with Soleste Alameda, a two-building, 306-unit residential development. Of the $51.35 million, $46.7 million will be financed by Arkansas-based Centennial Bank. Becker shareholders Hugo Alvarez, Michael Boutzoukas, and David Blattner represented Centennial in the deal. Hugo, who acted as the bridge […]

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Yolanda Cash Jackson Lobbied to Send Bethune Statue to Washington

Florida has kept a relatively low profile when it comes to Confederate symbols in public places, except for one very public place — National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. One of the state’s statues honors Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith. Becker shareholder Yolanda Cash Jackson helped lead a campaign to replace his statue with […]

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No Obligation to Deobligate Saves Money and Provides Certainty

With word recently that Congress passed legislative language in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill that amends the FEMA Stafford Act, one could almost hear the collective sigh coming from local governments in disaster-prone regions throughout the country. Over the last decade in Florida alone, numerous counties and local governments have been forced by […]

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Daily Business Review Selects Yolanda Cash Jackson as Most Effective Lawyer

The Daily Business Review is announcing its 14th annual Most Effective Lawyers recognizing their stellar achievements for clients in the past year. By far the most competitive categories were class action/mass torts and complex/business litigation, reflecting the dominance of challenging and nuanced litigation as well as the mastery of its South Florida practitioners. Attorneys handled […]

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How Will the Next Generation of Condo Owners Change Fla.’s Shared Ownership Communities?

Donna DiMaggio Berger wrote this commentary article about how the next generation of condo owners is changing Florida’s shared ownership communities that was featured in the Daily Business Review. Donna writes, “Despite statistics proving that the age of condominium owners in the Sunshine State is trending younger and younger these days, the stereotypical notion of a condominium […]

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Landing and Keeping Government Legal Work

At the Fort Lauderdale-based Becker firm, Bernie Friedman chairs the government law and lobbying practice group, one of the firm’s five core practice areas. He has been a lawyer-lobbyist for almost 35 years after serving as chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Larry Smith in the 1980s. The firm represents more than 30 government bodies […]

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