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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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13 Becker Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers in America®

The 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® honors thirteen Becker attorneys spanning nine practice areas. Additionally, Lee A. Weintraub is recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Construction Litigation, an honor only bestowed upon one attorney for each specialty practice and location. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer […]

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Becker Attorneys Recognized as Florida Legal Elite

  Becker is pleased to announce that eight attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™.  Now in its sixteenth year, Florida Legal Elite publishes an annual roster of attorneys held in the highest regard by their peers and includes fewer than 1.3% of the active Florida Bar Members […]

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Congratulations to Steven B. Lesser and All of Becker’s Best Lawyers in America® 2019

TWELVE BECKER ATTORNEYS NAMED THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® 2019 Steven B. Lesser Further Recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Construction Litigation The 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, announced today, includes twelve Becker attorneys covering four practice areas. Special congratulations to Steven B. Lesser, Chair of our Construction Law & Litigation […]

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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, Seven Attorneys Recognized by South Florida Legal Guide

Becker & Poliakoff is honored to be recognized as a “Top Law Firm” for 2018 by the South Florida Legal Guide. We also proudly congratulate the following attorneys named by the SFLG as “Top Lawyers” in its January edition: Perry M. Adair – Commercial and Business Litigation, Real Estate – Land Use and Zoning Alan S. […]

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Founding Shareholder Alan Becker Joins Florida Governor Rick Scott as Part of the Governor’s Trade Mission to Israel

Founding shareholder Alan Becker joined Florida Governor Rick Scott as part of the Governor’s Trade Mission to Israel. Alan is pictured (r) with Gov. and Mrs. Scott and Simon Falic (Chairman of Duty Free Americas) overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem and with Enterprise Florida representatives Elssa Rappaport (l) and Nurit Gazit (r).    

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Eleven Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys Listed In The Best Lawyers In America® 2018

The 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, announced today, includes eleven attorneys covering four practice areas from the Florida and New Jersey offices of law firm Becker & Poliakoff. Of note, Founding Shareholder Alan S. Becker was recognized in 2018 as a Lawyer of the Year for his practice area. The attorneys are […]

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Five Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys Recognized as Florida Legal Elite

Becker & Poliakoff is proud to announce that five of our shareholders were recently recognized in the 2017 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™.  Alan Becker, Steve Lesser and Ken Direktor from our Ft. Lauderdale office, Steve Mezer from our Tampa office, and Joseph Adams from the Fort Myers office were among the list of 1,080 honorees, published in the July issue of […]

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Editorial: Abolish Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida? Not so fast!

When Texas, Georgia, California, New York and a host of other states are busy marketing themselves to businesses and enticing them to relocate, you just don’t decide to be the exception and quit. That would be like owning a major league baseball team and deciding you weren’t going to pay those multi-million dollar contracts because […]

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After 20 Years, Constitution Revision Group Faces New Hurdles, Politics

When 37 Floridians gather next year to develop proposed amendments to the state’s constitution, they will face obstacles their predecessors didn’t. The Constitution Revision Commission, a body that comes together every 20 years to draft amendments that go straight to the ballot, will see its third iteration in 2017-18. For the first time, the commission’s […]

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Florida Trend Names Six Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys as Legal Elite

Now in its 13th year, Florida Legal Elite presents a prestigious roster of attorneys chosen for recognition by their peers. The 1,144 lawyers listed in this section exemplify a standard of excellence in their profession and by so doing, have garnered the respect and esteem of their colleagues. The following attorneys have been selected by […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Announces 8 Recipients of 2017 Best Lawyers in America ® Honors August 17, 2016

Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers® is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers© lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys Named to 2014 Florida Trend Legal Elite

FT. LAUDERDALE, July 29, 2014 – Becker & Poliakoff is proud to announce that five of its shareholders were named to the 2014 edition of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite listing. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among the top two percent of lawyers practicing within the state. Joseph E. Adams, managing […]

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society Annual Event Honors Alan S. Becker

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, January 6, 2014 – Becker & Poliakoff is proud to announce that Alan S. Becker, the firm’s founding shareholder, has been selected as the recipient of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society’s 2014 MS Hope Award. The MS Hope Award, the most prestigious designation given by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, is presented […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Shareholders Inducted Into Florida Trend Legal Elite “Hall Of Fame”

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, July 24, 2013 – Becker & Poliakoff is proud to announce that three of its shareholders have been recognized with “Hall of Fame” induction as part of the 2013 Florida Trend Florida Legal Elite listing. The Florida Trend Legal Elite honors the top lawyers in the state as selected by their peers.  As […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Names Gary C. Rosen Managing Shareholder

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, January 26, 2012 – Becker & Poliakoff, a diversified commercial law firm with more than 145 attorneys and lobbyists in Florida, New York City, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and internationally, today announced that it has elected Gary C. Rosen as its managing shareholder. Mr. Rosen will assume the firm’s management responsibilities from co-founder Alan Becker on February […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Announces Legal Elite Winners

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, August 9, 2011 – Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. announced that five of its attorneys were selected by Florida Trend magazine for inclusion in the 2011 Legal Elite listing. “Legal Elite” is a peer recognition program highlighting the top 2% of Florida lawyers. In its eighth year, the Legal Elite recognized 1,352 lawyers, as voted on by […]

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Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Honored by Department of Defense for Extraordinary Support of Employees who Serve in the Florida National Guard and Reserve

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, October 5, 2010 – The Florida Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), presented to the Partners of Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of their employee Edward Lohrer. According to Colonel (Retired) Phillip Speake, ESGR Florida Chair, “The Patriot Award was created by ESGR to publicly […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Achieves First-Tier Rankings in Inaugural “Best Law Firms” Survey by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Alan Penchansky The Pen Group Communications Tel: (305) 529-1944 email: FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, September 20, 2010 – Becker & Poliakoff is pleased to announce it has been named among the Best Law Firms in the country according to a recent survey conducted by U.S. News Media Group, the publisher of U.S. […]

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“There’s Always Room at The Top” – A Success Story by Alan S. Becker

“Alan Becker has captured the essence of success. The book shows how the tools for success are within everyone’s reach, and takes away the mystery of why some people are successful and others are not.” Jorge Perez, CEO, The Related Group; Forbes 400 billionaire developer, 2005 Time Magazine list of 25 most influential Hispanics in America […]

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Founding Shareholder Alan S. Becker and Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief

Founding Shareholder Alan Becker and Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief participating in the Enterprise Florida mission to Panama. Panama is one of the strongest economies in Latin America. The country boasts the second fastest growing GDP in the region, expected to reach a 6% growth in 2015. Total merchandise trade between Florida and Panama totaled […]

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