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“What Pandemic-Era Changes Are ‘Here to Stay’ for Law Firms?”

As Americans wait for the COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed throughout the country, many business leaders are evaluating what the new working world will look like. Law firms, historically resistant to change and slow to adopt new operational models, had to evolve to guarantee uninterrupted service to clients facing their own challenges in 2020. The […]

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“My Weekday Workout in the COVID-19 Era: Becker & Poliakoff’s Scott Marcus,”

Don’t let the pandemic slow down your workout regime.  Becker Shareholder Scott Marcus used to work out four to five times a week before the coronavirus forced his local gyms and workout studios to close. When he worked out he focused on 30-45 minutes on the Stairmaster—a machine that offers moderate to intense cardio with […]

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“How I Made Partner: Becker & Poliakoff’s Jie Chengying Xiu,”

Jie Chengying Xiu, 43, Becker & Poliakoff Office: New York. Practice area: Capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate. Law school and year of graduation: Seton Hall Law School, 2004. How long have you been at the firm? Four years. Were you an associate at another firm before joining your present firm? I was counsel at […]

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