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Becker Closes $24.45M Construction Loan for Alture Westland Development – Converts Hospitality Into MultiFamily Project

Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, announced that it represented Arkansas-based Centennial Bank in a $22.45 million construction loan for Miami-based apartment developer Estate Investments for the conversion of two buildings in Hialeah, Fla., into Alture Westland, a 251-unit multi-family development with a […]

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Becker Advises Venus Acquisition Corporation on its $46M IPO

Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, announced that its representation of Venus Acquisition Corporation and its sponsor team in connection with Venus’ initial public offering. Venus is a blank check company (commonly called a SPAC) incorporated as a Cayman Islands exempted company and […]

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96-Page Community Association Bill Filed

Senator Dennis Baxley (R-12) has filed SB 630, a 96-page bill which proposes significant changes for Florida condominiums, cooperatives and HOAs. While many of the provisions are useful, others are less so and we will be reaching out to the bill sponsor to discuss some of the concerns we have with certain changes. Some of those changes are discussed bel

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Becker Lobbyists Welcome Newest Client, 3M; National Reach of Firm Grows

Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, announced that it is proud to represent newest client, 3M, to provide lobbying services bicoastally at the federal level in Washington, D.C. and state level in California, beginning January 1, 2021. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, 3M […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Endows Speaker Series at Miami Law; Honors Firm’s Founding Shareholders

Becker & Poliakoff, a Ft. Lauderdale headquartered law firm, recently made a generous donation to the University of Miami School of Law to form the Alan S. Becker & Gary A. Poliakoff Preeminent Leaders in Law Speaker Series. The speaker series honors the legacy of the law firm’s founding shareholders by bringing renowned national and […]

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Becker Federal Lobbying Team Welcomes Newest Client, Hennepin County, Minnesota

Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, announced its representation of Hennepin County, Minnesota, and its subsidiary corporation, Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc., in Washington, DC, before Congress, the White House and with various federal agencies, beginning January 1, 2021. With over 1.2 million residents, […]

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Becker Attorney & Former State Rep. Katie Edwards-Walpole Praises Florida’s Approach to Environmental Permitting

Florida has become the first state in more than two decades to assume delegation of the federal permitting program to regulate the discharge of dredged or filled material into wetlands and other waters of the United States, commonly known as the 404 Program. Florida is now one of three states with delegated authority from the […]

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Marta’s Journey: Becker Raises 50k for Pancreatic Cancer Research

November 14, 2020 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, is pleased to support the Broward/Palm Beach Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s Purple Stride 5K Run/Walk, happening virtually on November 15 and is the top corporate fundraiser in Florida for […]

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2020 Top Lobbyist Award Winners: Yolanda Cash Jackson, Omar Franco

Becker is proud to announce that Yolanda Cash Jackson and Omar Franco have been named Top Lobbyists by the National Institute of Lobbying & Ethics (NILE). The annual list celebrates the innovation, commitment to community service, and significant legislative success of 75 lobbyists, PAC managers, and grassroots professionals nominated by their colleagues or clients. “It […]

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“Katie Edwards-Walpole Joins Becker,” Florida Politics

By Drew Wilson Law and lobbying firm Becker announced Monday that Katie Edwards-Walpole is joining the firm. The former state Representative will serve as a Senior Attorney in Becker’s Government Law and Lobbying group in West Palm Beach, where she will focus on agricultural, water, environmental and land use issues. “We are so happy to […]

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