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Valeria Angelucci Joins “Careers in Law Roundtable: 5 Attorneys Discuss How They Found Their Path”

Five attorneys, from different backgrounds, including, Valeria Angelucci, were brought together by Forage to shed light on their law careers and discuss how they found their path in the Careers in Law Roundtable. Valeria is a corporate transactional attorney who concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, securities, SPACs, […]

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BeckerBALLOT is Officially Live!

Today is the day you’ve been waiting for –BeckerBALLOT.com is LIVE! We have partnered with SHYFT digital to offer an easy-to-use, secure, electronic-voting solution for community associations across the state of Florida and beyond. It’s the same great software – only better!What you can look forward to upon signing up:

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Jennifer Bales Drake Joins Board of Directors of “Business for the Arts of Broward”

Jennifer Bales Drake, Shareholder and Vice Chair of Becker’s Public, Private Partnerships Group, has joined the Board of Directors of “Business for the Arts of Broward.” The non-profit organization is committed to engaging businesses and business leaders to advocate and educate about the importance of arts and culture in Broward County. In addition, she holds […]

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Jon Polenberg Elected to Board of Directors of Gilda’s Club South Florida

Business Litigation Shareholder Jon Polenberg has been elected to the Board of Directors of Gilda’s Club South Florida. The non-profit organization is an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community, and was founded in honor of actress Gilda Radner. Gilda’s Club is dedicated to providing support, education, and hope to all people impacted by cancer and […]

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Coastline Management, Tower Capital Buy Miami Gardens Apartments for $33M

A joint venture between Coastline Management and Tower Capital Group paid $33.2 million for an apartment complex in Miami Gardens. EB Real Estate Group, an investment firm in New York, sold the 234-unit Park Plaza Apartments for about $142,000 per unit, according to a press release. Berkadia’s Tal Frydman, Yoav Yuhjtman and Nicholas Perrone represented […]

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José K. Fuentes Elected Vice Chairman of the Miami Dade College Board of Trustees

After being re-appointed to the Board of Trustees of Miami Dade College by Governor Rick Scott in March, today José K. Fuentes, Senior Government Relations Consultant in our Miami office, was elected Vice Chairman of the MDC Board. José is the first-ever re-appointee and first Asian American to serve on MDC’s Board of Trustees. With […]

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Becker Launches RealEstateLawBlog.com

Becker is proud to announce the launch of our latest blog: RealEstateLawBlog.com. The Real Estate Law Blog provides readers with the latest news and commentary that affects owners, developers, and realtors in Florida. Real Estate law has been a core practice for Becker since its founding in 1973. The firm’s Real Estate attorneys have helped shape the […]

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New Jersey Community Association Group Sets Sail

On June 28th, the Morristown Community Association Practice Group, along with four additional sponsors, set sail aboard a Manhattan Elite yacht for a cruise around NYC with 60 manager guests. In addition to a summer night filled with great scenery, food and conversation, our guests received giveaways and prizes intended to honor and thank each […]

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Corporate Practice Group’s New Offering Provides Legal Defense for Broker Dealers and Registered Reps

Robert I. Rabinowitz Shareholder Corporate Practice Group Becker’s Broker/Dealer Gap Customer Arbitration Plan (“GCAP”) is a new practice area offering from the Corporate group. Spearheaded by Robert Rabinowitz, GCAP provides legal defense for Broker/Dealers and their Registered Representatives for customer arbitrations. The Plan is designed to supplement the Broker/Dealer’s E&O policy. Click here to learn […]

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Seven Becker Attorneys Recognized as Florida Legal Elite

Becker is proud to announce that seven of our shareholders were recently recognized in the 2018 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™.  Alan Becker, Steve Lesser and Ken Direktor from our Ft. Lauderdale office, Marilyn Perez-Martinez and Hugo Alvarez from the Miami office, Gary Schaaf from our Tampa office, and Joseph E. Adams from […]

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28 Becker Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers

Becker proudly congratulates our attorneys selected as Super Lawyers. As of 2018, we boast 28 lawyers who have received this prestigious designation. Please click on their names to read more about each of these attorneys. Super Lawyer Recipients: Joseph E. Adams*, Real Estate (Office Managing Shareholder, Fort Myers/Naples) Hugo V. Alvarez, Insurance Coverage Disputes, Real Estate […]

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Becker Hosts FAPL’s Candidate Interviews

On June 11-12, Becker hosted 16 candidates for the Florida House and Senate and four candidates for statewide office in our Ft. Lauderdale office. The candidates were participating in the Florida Association of Professional Lobbyist’s (FAPL) Candidate Interviews program. FAPL hosts Candidate Interviews every two years during midterm elections for open cabinet, House, and Senate […]

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Heidi Friedman Appointed Director, Estate Planning Council

Heidi F. Friedman, chair of our Elder Law, Trust & Estate Planning, Probate group, has been appointed as a Director of the Estate Planning Council of Broward County. The Council’s mission is to foster a deeper understanding of estate planning among its membership, which includes, among other fields, attorneys, CPAs, chartered life underwriters, trust officers […]

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Vincenzo Mogavero Receives M.B.A. from Cornell University

Vincenzo Mogavero, chair of our New Jersey and New York litigation groups, has just received his M.B.A. from Cornell University. Vincenzo joined the New York office as a litigator in August 2011, and has continually impressed all of us with his intelligence, work ethic and leadership abilities. He quickly emerged as the leader of the […]

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Philip C. Rosen Appointed Chair of Real Estate Practice Group

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – May 17, 2018 – Becker is pleased to announce that shareholder Philip C. Rosen has been appointed Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group. In this capacity Philip will manage the firm’s real estate department in addition to maintaining his focus on commercial and residential real estate matters and business transactions. […]

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Becker’s Construction Practice Group Receives Top Recognition in 2018 Chambers USA Guide

Dear Clients and Friends, We are proud to announce that our Construction Law & Litigation practice group today received a Band I ranking from the 2018 Chambers USA Guide, one of the legal profession’s most prestigious rankings directories. This ranking puts Becker’s Construction team in elite legal company among AmLaw 100 firms and large regional […]

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Brickell Magazine Recognizes Michael Schwager

Michael Schwager, shareholder in our Business Litigation group, has been recognized by Brickell Magazine as one of the 2018 Top Professionals Under Forty in South Florida. Looking very dashing in the April 30, 2018, edition featuring the next generation of business leaders in South Florida, Michael offers some great advice for how attorneys should “put […]

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Brandon McDowell Joins Orlando Business Litigation, Construction Groups

We are pleased to welcome Brandon R. McDowell as a senior attorney in our growing Business Litigation and Construction Law & Litigation practice areas in Orlando, FL. Since graduating from Barry University School of Law, cum laude, in 2009, Brandon has developed a practice that runs broad and deep. With an emphasis on financial services, […]

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Becker New Jersey Community Update

Becker Merges With New Jersey Community Association, Construction Litigation Law Firm The firm is pleased to announce its merger with the Law Offices of Arnold J. Calabrese, a New Jersey-based community association and construction litigation law firm. The merger adds two attorneys –  Arnold J. Calabrese and Karl T. Meth  – to Becker’s Morristown, NJ, office. Calabrese and Meth, […]

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Internet Sales Tax

This week the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in South Dakota v. Wayfair, which has major implications for legislation on how to address online sales taxes. The case challenges a 1992 decision that prohibited states from imposing sales tax collection obligations on vendors lacking an in-state physical presence. As more commerce shifts to the online […]

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Becker Receives ESGR’s Pro Patria Award

Becker is honored to receive the 2018 Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Pro Patria Award. The award is presented annually by each ESGR State Committee to one small, one large, and one public sector employer in their state or territory. Recipients have demonstrated the greatest support to Guard and Reserve employees through their […]

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José Fuentes Re-Appointed to Miami Dade College’s Board of Trustees

José Fuentes, Senior Government Relations Consultant with our Government Law & Lobbying team, was re-appointed to the Board of Trustees of Miami Dade College last week by Florida Governor Rick Scott. Having previously served on the Board for four years, José is the first-ever re-appointee and first Asian American to serve on MDC’s Board of […]

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