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Becker Named Among Top Asia-related SPAC Legal Advisers of 2020-21

Becker is proud to announce that the firm has been named among the top five legal advisers to Asia-related SPAC issuers by Asia Business Law Journal. This league table measured deal volume of SPAC IPOs completed between July 2020 and June 2021, and evaluated general legal practitioners and legal advisers to issuers and underwriters, as […]

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Becker Real Estate Team Awarded Structures Award for Best Speculative Project

Becker is proud to announce that Hugo V. Alvarez, Michael E. Boutzoukas, Cherrie F. Goudreau, and Scott A. Marcus were awarded South Florida Business Journal’s 2021 Structures Award for Best Speculative Project on the Alture Westland Development. The Becker team represented Centennial Bank in the negotiation of a $22+ million construction loan to convert Hialeah’s former Ramada Inn into […]

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Becker Shareholder Kathleen Berkey Named Top 2021 APEX Awards Recipient

Becker is proud to announce that Kathleen O. Berkey was named 2021 APEX Awards recipient at the annual event of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee. The APEX Awards recognize local women with outstanding reputations for professionalism, philanthropy and leadership. Katie Berkey is a Board Certified Specialist in City, County […]

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Becker Shareholder Jennifer Bales Drake Receives 2021 Leadership Award

Becker is proud to announce that shareholder Jennifer Bales Drake has been named a 2021 Leadership Award recipient by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Foundation (GFLAF). Jennifer serves on the GFLAF’s Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and Leadership Committee; is a member of Broward Women’s Alliance; sits on the Advisory Board of the Fort Lauderdale […]

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Becker Shareholder Michael Gongora Nominated as Latin Builders Association’s Elected Official of the Year

Becker is proud to announce that Michael Gongora has been nominated as Elected Official of the Year by the Latin Builders Association (LBA). Michael was recently elected for the third time to serve on the Miami Beach Commission (2017–2021). He is the former Chairman of the Miami Beach Latin Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors […]

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Becker Attorneys in Florida, New Jersey, and New York Recognized by 2021 Super Lawyers

Becker is thrilled to announce that several attorneys in the firm’s Florida and New Jersey offices have been named as 2021 Super Lawyers, an honor that recognizes the top 5% of the total lawyers in any given state. Additionally, Becker attorneys recognized as Rising Stars represent the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 years old, […]

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2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 25 Becker Attorneys

The 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® honors 25 Becker attorneys across the Firm’s practices. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer review publications in the legal profession. Becker congratulates its attorneys on their recognition as among the best and brightest lawyers in the United States. Perry M. Adair, […]

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2021 Edition of Florida Trend Recognizes Becker Shareholders as Florida Legal Elite

Becker is pleased to announce that five shareholders have been named as 2021 Florida Trend Legal Elite Honorees. Now in its 18th year, Florida Legal Elite presents the state’s top licensed and practicing attorneys selected by their peers. Less than 2% of active Florida Bar members practicing in Florida appear among the exclusive Florida Legal […]

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Becker Shareholder & Certified Planner Katie Berkey Appointed to Florida Bar’s Board Certification Committee

The Florida Bar recently appointed Katie Berkey, a shareholder and certified Professional Planner with Becker & Poliakoff, to serve on the City, County & Local Government Certification Committee. Katie, who is Florida Bar Board Certified in City, County and Local Government Law, will serve a 3-year term that began on July 1, 2021. “Katie is […]

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