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Brian Daughney to be Honored as “Citizen of the Year” at 2019 Pineapple Ball

We are pleased to announce that Brian Daughney, Shareholder in Becker’s Corporate Practice, has been selected as a 2019 Pineapple Ball Honoree by the Garden City Chamber of Commerce. Brian will be presented with the prestigious “Citizen of the Year” award at this year’s gala on Friday, April 26, 2019. The award was established in […]

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Becker Launches “Florida Opportunity Zone” Website and Multidisciplinary Practice Group

Realizing the immense potential for communities and investors throughout Florida, Becker has launched a multidisciplinary Opportunity Zone Practice. The Becker team provides a full spectrum of cross-practice services to assist public entities, developers and investors in understanding what is involved in the investment process and how to implement strategies for participation in the program. 8,761 […]

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Becker Represents Client in Landmark Win Against Ride-Sharing Giant Uber

In a landmark decision, the Florida Supreme Court denied Uber’s request for appeal in a dispute over rides at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).   Becker represented the plaintiff, Yellow Cab of Broward County, in the case that pitted the traditional taxi service against ride-sharing giant, Uber, and Broward County. Broward County negotiates license agreements with […]

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José Bermudez Appointed Managing Director of Governor-elect Ron DeSantis’ Inaugural Team

José Bermudez has been appointed Managing Director of Governor-elect Ron DeSantis’ inaugural team. In this role, José is responsible for organizing and executing events in advance of the January 2019  Florida gubernatorial inauguration. Governor-elect DeSantis, along with Lieutenant Governor-elect Jeanette Nuñez, will be sworn into office January 8, 2019 at the Historic Capitol Building in […]

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Becker Launches New Website Development Service for Community Associations

MyCommunitySite.com Helps Compliance with Recent Law Regarding Mandatory Websites November 28, 2018 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals in offices throughout the East Coast, today announced the launch  of MyCommunitySite.com, a website development service that allows Florida-based community associations to design and manage their own […]

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Becker Expands Florida Land Use Practice

We now have a West Coast compliment to Jeremy Shir’s established East Coast planning, zoning and entitlements practice. Kathleen O. Berkey has recently joined our Community Association and Land Use and Zoning practices as a shareholder attorney and certified land planner (AICP) in Fort Myers. Kathleen joined us on September 21st. Her practice focuses on […]

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Becker Files Complaint in Bankruptcy Court

October 16, 2018 — Fort Lauderdale, FL – Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, announced that shareholder Jon Polenberg represents the creditor-trustee, Daniel J. Stermer, in a complaint alleging that ATIF’s 2015 asset transfer (including its proprietary software) to Old Republic National Title Insurance […]

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Becker and Backpack Barber Foundation Help the Fort Lauderdale Homeless

Becker and Backpack Barber Foundation Help the Fort Lauderdale Homeless October 3, 2018 — Fort Lauderdale, FL – For National Hair and Haircut Day, The Backpack Barber Foundation offered homeless men and women free professional haircuts at Broward Library’s tent city as well as a backpack with hygiene products. Broward Partnership also provided on-site resources […]

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Becker Advises HF Foods Group on $300 million NASDAQ SPAC Transaction

NEW YORK, NY. – September 17, 2018 – Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, represented HF Foods Group in its business combination with a NASDAQ special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Atlantic Acquisition Corp., which was renamed as HF Foods Group Inc. after the business combination. […]

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