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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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“Behind Closed Doors – Executive Session Explained,” AssociationHelpNow

Everyone who lives in a condominium or homeowner association knows that board meetings are no picnic. They can be confusing, loud and even get a little heated. However, some people may not know that the board also meets privately in executive session. Although this may seem secretive, it is necessary to keep the board, and […]

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“Opposition to PACs puts 2020 Democrats in a bind” – The Hill

By Alex Gangitano Democratic presidential candidates refusing to take PAC money may be forced to pinch pennies to survive in a crowded primary race where top-tier contenders like Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) have the ability to raise tens of millions in small donations. The pressure to swear off all PAC money […]

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Becker Snags Construction Litigation Pro In Florida

Law360 (March 29, 2019, 4:18 PM EDT) — Florida-based firm Becker & Poliakoff PA has picked up some new firepower in its construction and litigation practices, adding a veteran litigator with more than 20 years’ experience from Boyd & Jenerette PA. Randy R. Dow comes to Becker as a shareholder in the firm’s West Palm Beach, Florida, office, […]

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Mario J. Bailey Featured in INFLUENCE Florida Magazine

Senior Government Relations Consultant Mario J. Bailey was interviewed as part of the Fourth Floor Files segment of the Spring 2019 issue of INFLUENCE Florida Magazine. Mario discusses what drives him as a lobbyist and why he doesn’t wear Gucci loafers, among other topics. Click here for the full story from INFLUENCE Florida.

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“Mike Grissom taking his talents from Enterprise Florida to Becker law firm,” Florida Politics

Fort Lauderdale-based law firm Becker, which has a robust lobbying presence in Tallahassee, will announce Tuesday that Mike Grissom is joining its capital city office. Grissom comes to the firm from Enterprise Florida, where he served as executive vice president and, briefly, as interim president and CEO following Pete Antonacci’s appointment as Broward County Supervisor […]

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“Lean job market for Dems on K Street,” The Hill

Democratic congressional staffers aren’t flocking to K Street in the numbers expected after the midterms. Lobbying shops, law firms and government relations practices are recruiting former chiefs of staff and senior aides to Democratic lawmakers, but for most staffers the market has not lived up to expectations. Senior Government Relations Director Bert Gómez discusses this […]

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“Investors Dash Into Miami Opportunity Zones,” The Real Deal

Investors and developers in Miami-Dade County have been pouring money into Opportunity Zones. From April through September, property sales in those areas tallied $942 million, a 25 percent increase from the same time in 2017, according to The Real Deal’s analysis of records. Becker Real Estate Shareholder Phil Rosen discusses this topic saying, “Investors are […]

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“Becker & Poliakoff Launches Opportunity Zone Practice,” Law360

Becker & Poliakoff PA has launched a multidisciplinary opportunity zone practice to help clients navigate investing in the new low-income zones established by the 2017 tax reform law, the firm announced. The firm put together attorneys from their government policy, real estate, construction, public-private partnership, corporate and estate planning groups to provide comprehensive guidance for […]

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