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U.S. Department of Labor Announces Guidance for the Lost Wages Assistance Program to Provide Needed Relief to Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the release of guidance to help states implement the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program. LWA is authorized by Presidential Memorandum, and provides claimants in most Unemployment Insurance (UI) programs up to $400 per week additional benefits, starting with weeks of unemployment ending on or after […]

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“Do US Universities Need Further Education in P3?,” Proximo Magazine

U.S. university public-private partnerships, known as P3s, have surged in popularity in the last decade. However budgetary pressures from the 2008 recession eroded state funding for U.S. public universities. Becker Shareholder Lee Weintraub, a leader in the field of P3s, shared, “The Great Recession caused funding for public universities to take a dive and they […]

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Webinar: The Future of Construction Projects in the Era of COVID-19

Becker Construction shareholders from across Florida hosted a webinar on how COVID-19 continues to disrupt the construction industry in Florida. They shared tips on how best to protect yourself, your workforce, and your project, discussing safety preparedness, workforce illnesses, privacy concerns, mask mandates and more. Watch the Replay MODERATOR Randy Dow Shareholder Becker PANELISTS Claramargaret […]

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Steven B. Lesser Appointed as American Bar Association’s Chair of the Standing Committee on Specialization

Fort Lauderdale, Florida –August 10, 2020 – Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, is pleased to announce that Steven B. Lesser, Chair of the firm’s national Construction Law and Litigation practice group, has been appointed as Chair of the American Bar Association’s Standing […]

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Steve Mezer Appointed Group Chair of ABA Hospitality, Timesharing & Common Interests Development Group

Becker Shareholder Steve Mezer was appointed as Group Chair of the Hospitality, Timesharing & Common Interests Development Group of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law (RPTE). Steve will begin the leadership position effective September 1, 2020.  Committee chairs  focus on specific areas of law and work to utilize the talent of committee members to develop committee […]

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Webinar: State of the CRE Industry: Will It Get Worse Before It Gets Better

Experts look ahead at how COVID-19 will continue to change the real estate market. Where will funding come from? Will evictions and foreclosure cause a new crisis? How will future development be affected? Join us for this timely discussion among senior industry professionals and a glimpse at what the future may hold. Watch the replay […]

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Donna DiMaggio Berger Appears in Episode 14 of the Castle Group’s COVID-19 Webinar Series

Becker Community Association Shareholder Donna DiMaggio Berger participated in episode 14 of the Castle Group’s COVID-19 webinar series. She was joined by Castle Group’s Founder and CEO James Donnelly as they continue exploring topics including the challenges associated with re-opening communities. Watch the webinar replay.  

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