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Paul Shur, Martin Cabalar Recognized as 2024 New Jersey Super Lawyers

Becker proudly announces the recognition of Paul Shur and Martin Cabalar, shareholders in our New Jersey offices, as a Super Lawyer and Rising Star, respectively. The “Super Lawyer” designation acknowledges the top 5% of lawyers in New Jersey, while a “Rising Star” represents the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 in New Jersey. Mr. Shur, […]

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Becker’s Chief Strategy Officer, Vincenzo Mogavero, Named NJBiz Leaders in Law Honoree

Becker proudly announces that Vincenzo Mogavero, the Firm’s Chief Strategy Officer, has been named an honoree for NJBiz’s 2024 Leaders in Law Award. The Leaders in Law awards program recognizes legal professionals – including lawyers and general counsels – whose dedication to their profession and communities is exceptional. Honorees were selected by a panel of […]

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Becker Awarded FLCAJ Readers’ Choice Award for 10th Consecutive Year

For the 10th consecutive year, Becker has earned a Diamond Level Readers’ Choice Award from the Florida Community Association Journal (FLCAJ). The FLCAJ announced its annual Readers’ Choice Award winners in the March 2024 issue of the magazine. The FLCAJ Readers’ Choice Awards is a unique recognition program that shines a spotlight on the positive […]

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John S. Prisco Named CAI NJ’s “Speaker of the Year”

We are thrilled to announce Becker shareholder John S. Prisco has been named “Speaker of the Year” by the Community Association Institute’s New Jersey Chapter. John earned this recognition for leading a November 2023 webinar, “Preparing for the Future—Continuity Planning for Community Associations.”  In his discussion, John shared his insights on disaster preparedness and the […]

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Michael Gongora Recognized in Florida Legal Awards by the Daily Business Review

Becker is proud to announce Michael Gongora, a community association Shareholder at our Miami office, has been named as a finalist in The Daily Business Review’s 2024 Florida Legal Awards. Michael is an honoree in the diversity and inclusion category. Michael is a political trailblazer as the first openly gay Hispanic to win elected office […]

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Take It To The Board Podcast Ranks in the Top 10% of Most Popular Podcasts by Listennotes.com

Becker is thrilled to announce our Take It To The Board podcast ranks in the top 10% of most popular podcasts globally by podcast search engine and database, ListenNotes.com.  Additionally, the podcast’s listen score, a metric that shows the estimated popularity compared to all public podcasts in the world, ranks 28. There are more than […]

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Max Losner Named to News Service of Florida’s ‘40 Under 40: Rising Stars’ List

Becker is thrilled to announce that Max Losner has been recognized in The News Service of Florida’s inaugural 40 Under 40: Rising Stars list. The list showcases individuals whose professional achievements have set them apart as leaders in their respective fields, each making significant contributions to shaping the landscape of Florida politics and policy. This […]

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Becker’s Michael Gongora Awarded “Best Politician of the Year” by OUTSFL Readers

Becker is excited to announce Michael Gongora, a community association Shareholder, has been named “Best Politician of the Year” by readers of OUTSFL Magazine. This award reflects Michael’s dedication in the political arena and commitment to creating positive change in our local community. Michael is a very active member of Miami Dade County’s civic, charitable, […]

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2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 34 Becker Attorneys

The 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the oldest and most revered peer review publications, recognizes 34 Becker attorneys across the Firm’s practices. Our own Steven B. Lesser, was also recognized as Lawyer of the Year, a distinction based on the highest overall peer feedback for their specialty and location. Lesser […]

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Omar Franco Named to the Hill’s List of Top 2023 Lobbyists

We are thrilled to announce Omar Franco has been recognized as a “Hired Gun” in The Hill’s list of 2023 Top Lobbyists. The list recognizes impactful advocates who stand out for the results they’ve delivered for their clients, companies, trade associations, and advocacy groups in the nation’s capital. Omar serves as Senior Director of Becker’s […]

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Empowering Future Leaders: Becker Celebrates the Paul H. Shur Merit Scholarship by SFNET’s New York Chapter

Becker is delighted to announce that the New York Chapter of Secured Finance Network has introduced the ‘Paul H. Shur Merit Scholarship,’ an annual initiative dedicated to multiple college students who are keenly interested in the finance sector. The scholarship is established in the name of Becker Shareholder and Chair of SFNET’s Education Chapter, Paul […]

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Becker’s Gary C. Rosen and Yolanda Cash Jackson Honored Again Among Florida’s 500 Most Influential Executives

Becker is proud to announce that Managing Shareholder Gary C. Rosen and Shareholder Yolanda Cash Jackson have once again been recognized among Florida’s 500 most influential executives. The Florida 500 is the culmination of a comprehensive year-long research initiative conducted by the editors of Florida Trend, aimed at identifying the state’s most notable business leaders […]

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Senior Attorney David Milton Earns Prestigious Board Certification in Construction Law, Strengthening Becker’s Renowned Legal Team

Becker is proud to announce that senior attorney David Milton has achieved board certification in Construction Law, making him the 19th member of our construction practice to earn this prestigious distinction. Board certification entails rigorous testing and signifies the highest standards of skill, specialized knowledge, proficiency, professionalism, and ethics in a particular area of law. […]

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LaToya Sheals Named in Inaugural Florida Above & Beyond List

City & State Florida and the News Service of Florida announce the Above & Beyond list, which recognizes women trailblazers who have distinguished themselves in government, business, nonprofits, media, health care and other high-profile fields. Becker is proud to announce that our very own LaToya Sheals was named in the inaugural class! LaToya has secured […]

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Becker Celebrates Nick Matthews’ Outstanding Achievement: Recipient of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance’s ‘Corporate Council Leadership Award’

Becker is proud to announce that Nick Matthews has been selected as the recipient of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance’s ‘Corporate Council Leadership Award.’ Gail Bulfin, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations for GFLA, praised Nick’s remarkable contributions, stating, “Nick has chaired councils, underwritten events, traveled on leadership trips, and has consistently represented GFLA accurately […]

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Gary C. Rosen Recognized by 2023 Florida Trend Legal Elite’s Notable Managing Partners List

Becker is pleased to announce that Gary C. Rosen has been selected to the inaugural class of Florida Trend Legal Elite NOTABLE – Managing Partners. Gary joined Becker in 1982 as a litigator and later became chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice. He represents clients including county and city governments, developers, builders, corporations, condominium associations, financial institutions and physicians. […]

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Becker Named a Top 50 Construction Law Firm by Construction Executive Magazine 2023

Becker’s Construction Law & Litigation practice once again pushed the firm to the upper ranks of Construction Executive Magazine’s annual Top 50 Construction Law Firms. This national rating system measures and weighs the following: 2022 revenues from the firm’s construction practice; the number of attorneys in the firm’s construction practice; the percentage of firm’s total […]

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Gary C. Rosen Named “Power Leader in Corporate Philanthropy” – South Florida Business Journal

For the second year in a row, Gary C. Rosen, Managing Shareholder and CEO, was recognized among South Florida Business Journal’s Power Leaders in Corporate Philanthropy. This year’s list reflects the dynamic needs and committed leaders across the South Florida market. By lending a hand to lift others up, most power leaders are serving needs […]

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Becker Awarded FLCAJ Readers’ Choice Award For Ninth Consecutive Year

For the ninth consecutive year, Becker has earned a Diamond Level Readers’ Choice Award from the Florida Community Association Journal (FLCAJ). The FLCAJ announced its tenth annual Readers’ Choice Award winners in the March 2023 issue of the magazine. The FLCAJ Readers’ Choice Awards is a unique recognition program that shines a spotlight on the […]

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Gary C. Rosen and Yolanda Cash Jackson Named to the 2023 “Power Leaders 250” by South Florida Business Journal

Becker Managing Shareholder Gary C. Rosen and Shareholder Yolanda Cash Jackson have been named to South Florida Business Journal’s 2023 “Power Leaders 250.”  This year’s Power Leaders 250 reveals how executives from South Florida’s top public and private companies continue to drive growth in their organizations and the region. In a word, their efforts are […]

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Gary C. Rosen and Yolanda Cash Jackson Named to the “South Florida Power 100” by City and State Florida

Becker & Poliakoff got started in 1973 focusing on condominium and community association law (and are still a major player there) but has grown into a firm which focuses on several areas, including lobbying. Gary C. Rosen played a major role in raising the firm’s lobbying profile after becoming CEO in 2012, helping bring in […]

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David Dockery Awarded CAI-NJ Chapter’s “Author of the Year” Award

Becker Community Association Senior Attorney, David L. Dockery, is the recipient of the Community Association Institute-New Jersey Chapter’s “Author of the Year” award. The New Jersey chapter of Community Associations Institute will celebrate excellence in the industry during their Annual Awards Ceremony. David Dockery focuses his practice on the representation of community associations in New […]

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Priscilla Bonsu Named to the 2022 Annual Hot List by Lawyers of Color

Becker is proud to announce that Priscilla Bonsu is named to the 2022 Lawyers of Color Annual Hot List, recognizing her dedicated work as an associate in Becker’s Corporate Practice Group in the New York office.  Lawyers of Color is a nonprofit devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality […]

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