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Gary C. Rosen Named to Florida Trend’s Prestigious Notable Managing Partners List

Becker is pleased to announce that Gary C. Rosen has been named to Florida Trend’s prestigious Notable Managing Partners list. This honor recognizes the most accomplished and influential managing partners in Florida’s legal community, highlighting their exceptional leadership, significant contributions to the legal profession, and a strong commitment to their communities. Gary’s career is marked […]

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Becker Attorneys in Florida, New Jersey, and New York Recognized as 2023-2024 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Becker is thrilled to announce that several attorneys in the firm’s Florida, New Jersey, and New York offices have been named as 2023-2024 Super Lawyers, an honor that recognizes the top 5% of the total lawyers in any given state. Becker attorneys recognized as Rising Stars represent the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 years […]

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Steven B. Lesser Receives 2024 Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award for Florida Bar Board Certified Lawyer of the Year

 Fort Lauderdale, Florida –June 20, 2024 – 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, was presented with the prestigious Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award on […]

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Becker Named a Top 25 Construction Law Firm by Construction Executive Magazine 2024

Becker’s Construction Law & Litigation practice once again pushed the firm to the upper ranks of Construction Executive Magazine’s annual Top 50 Construction Law Firms, placing at 25. This national rating system measures and weighs the following: 2023 revenues from the firm’s construction practice; the number of attorneys in the firm’s construction practice; the percentage […]

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Becker Named to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Companies to Work For” List

January 30, 2024 – Becker is proud to announce its inclusion in the inaugural list of The Best Companies to Work for Among U.S. Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report. The award reflects Becker’s commitment to employee well-being and job satisfaction across various critical factors. Guided by a panel of experts, U.S. News […]

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2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 34 Becker Attorneys

The 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the oldest and most revered peer review publications, recognizes 34 Becker attorneys across the Firm’s practices. Our own Steven B. Lesser, was also recognized as Lawyer of the Year, a distinction based on the highest overall peer feedback for their specialty and location. Lesser […]

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Becker’s Gary C. Rosen and Yolanda Cash Jackson Honored Again Among Florida’s 500 Most Influential Executives

Becker is proud to announce that Managing Shareholder Gary C. Rosen and Shareholder Yolanda Cash Jackson have once again been recognized among Florida’s 500 most influential executives. The Florida 500 is the culmination of a comprehensive year-long research initiative conducted by the editors of Florida Trend, aimed at identifying the state’s most notable business leaders […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Named Among South Florida’s Top 100 Private Companies by South Florida Business Journal

Becker & Poliakoff is proud to announce its recognition as one of South Florida’s Top 100 Private Companies by the South Florida Business Journal. This accolade reflects Becker & Poliakoff’s deep ties to Florida and unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and growth. The South Florida Business Journal’s annual list of the Top 100 Private Companies […]

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Becker’s Coral Gables Office Profiled in Coral Gables Magazine

Becker’s Coral Gables office was recently profiled in Coral Gables Magazine’s ‘City Beautiful’ edition. The issue highlights the strength of Coral Gables as a hub for multinational companies and international business. Located at 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Becker’s Coral Gables office is a top-performing hub, managing a significant portion of the firm’s work with […]

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Community Update – September 2023

Fall is officially here which means busy season is upon us. This month, we spotlight timely articles to help your board succeed in the coming months. Our featured articles explore various topics from board term limits and upgrading your documents to reserves and special assessments. Don’t miss our newest episode of Take It To The […]

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Lessons in Leadership – A Discussion with Becker’s Managing Partner, Gary Rosen

For more episodes of Take It To The Board, click here! Get set for an insightful exchange as host Donna DiMaggio Berger dives into the world of effective leadership with guest, Gary C. Rosen, Managing Shareholder and the commanding force behind Becker & Poliakoff. Donna and Gary discuss what leadership truly means, and the qualities one must possess to […]

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Becker Grows Florida Community Association Practice with New Bradenton Office; Adds Mary R. Hawk and Bryony G. Swift

July 25, 2023 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals in Florida, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C., announces that Mary R. Hawk and Bryony G. Swift have joined as shareholders in the firm’s Florida community association practice. They will both be based in Becker’s […]

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Gary C. Rosen Recognized by 2023 Florida Trend Legal Elite’s Notable Managing Partners List

Becker is pleased to announce that Gary C. Rosen has been selected to the inaugural class of Florida Trend Legal Elite NOTABLE – Managing Partners. Gary joined Becker in 1982 as a litigator and later became chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice. He represents clients including county and city governments, developers, builders, corporations, condominium associations, financial institutions and physicians. […]

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Becker Expands Footprint in Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia with Grand Opening of Mount Laurel Office

July 1, 2023 – Mount Laurel, NJ –  Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals in offices throughout the East Coast is pleased to announce that the firm’s third New Jersey office, based in Mount Laurel, has officially opened. The new office, led by Jonathan H. Katz, will assist clients with community […]

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Becker Attorneys in Florida, New Jersey, and New York Recognized as 2022-2023 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Becker is thrilled to announce that several attorneys in the firm’s Florida, New Jersey, and New York offices have been named as 2022-2023 Super Lawyers, an honor that recognizes the top 5% of the total lawyers in any given state. Additionally, Becker attorneys recognized as Rising Stars represent the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 […]

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Florida Supreme Court Justice John D. Couriel Speaks at Becker Legacy Speaker Series

April 19, 2023 – Miami, FL — Becker & Poliakoff, in partnership with the University of Miami School of Law, recently welcomed Florida Supreme Court Justice John D. Couriel as the keynote speaker of the Alan S. Becker and Gary A. Poliakoff Preeminent Leaders in Law Speaker Series. The educational forum, established in honor of the […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Celebrates 50th Anniversary: 50 Years of Outstanding Client Service and Dedication to Communities

April 18, 2023 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.  The firm is proud of its beginnings and contribution to the creation of laws governing shared ownership housing in Florida. With 11 offices throughout Florida and additional locations in New York, New […]

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Gary C. Rosen Named “Power Leader in Corporate Philanthropy” – South Florida Business Journal

For the second year in a row, Gary C. Rosen, Managing Shareholder and CEO, was recognized among South Florida Business Journal’s Power Leaders in Corporate Philanthropy. This year’s list reflects the dynamic needs and committed leaders across the South Florida market. By lending a hand to lift others up, most power leaders are serving needs […]

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Becker & Miami Law Welcome Florida Supreme Court Justice John D. Couriel to the Alan S. Becker and Gary A. Poliakoff Preeminent Leaders in Law Speaker Series

April 4, 2023 – Miami, FL — Becker & Poliakoff, in partnership with the University of Miami School of Law, is pleased to announce that Florida Supreme Court Justice John D. Couriel will be the next keynote speaker of the Alan S. Becker and Gary A. Poliakoff Preeminent Leaders in Law Speaker Series on Tuesday, […]

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Gary C. Rosen and Yolanda Cash Jackson Named to the 2023 “Power Leaders 250” by South Florida Business Journal

Becker Managing Shareholder Gary C. Rosen and Shareholder Yolanda Cash Jackson have been named to South Florida Business Journal’s 2023 “Power Leaders 250.”  This year’s Power Leaders 250 reveals how executives from South Florida’s top public and private companies continue to drive growth in their organizations and the region. In a word, their efforts are […]

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Gary C. Rosen and Yolanda Cash Jackson Named to the “South Florida Power 100” by City and State Florida

Becker & Poliakoff got started in 1973 focusing on condominium and community association law (and are still a major player there) but has grown into a firm which focuses on several areas, including lobbying. Gary C. Rosen played a major role in raising the firm’s lobbying profile after becoming CEO in 2012, helping bring in […]

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Gary C. Rosen Quoted in Daily Business Review

Gary C. Rosen was quoted in the Daily Business Review article titled, “Is a Recession Coming? 2 Florida Mainstays Proceed With Caution.” To read the full article, please click here. Gary joined Becker in 1982 as a litigator and later became chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice. He represents clients including county and city governments, […]

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Gary C. Rosen and Yolanda Cash Jackson Named as One of Florida’s 500 Most Influential Executives

Becker Managing Shareholder Gary C. Rosen and Shareholder Yolanda Cash Jackson have been recognized as one of Florida’s 500 most influential executives. The Florida 500 is the culmination of a year-long research initiative by the editors of Florida Trend to identify the state’s most notable business leaders across economic sectors. Gary has been listed every […]

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Becker Counted Among the Top 25 Corporate Philanthropists of South Florida for the Second Year in a Row

Delivering platinum service to our clients and community is at the very heart of Becker, and we are thrilled to be counted among the top 25 corporate philanthropists of South Florida as recognized by the South Florida Business Journal for the second year in a row. Becker attorneys and professionals are heavily involved in charitable […]

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Becker Receives Law Firm of the Year from South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Becker is thrilled to receive the Law Firm Company of the Year Award from the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The award honors businesses that embrace diversity for their contributions, achievements, and successes. Founded in 1994, the Chamber is a non-profit organization that promotes the continued growth and development of the Hispanic business community […]

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Becker Attorneys in Florida, New York, and New Jersey Recognized as 2022 Super Lawyers

Becker is thrilled to announce that several attorneys in the firm’s Florida and New Jersey offices have been named as 2022 Super Lawyers, an honor that recognizes the top 5% of the total lawyers in any given state. Additionally, Becker attorneys recognized as Rising Stars represent the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 years old, […]

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2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 33 Becker Attorneys

The 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the oldest and most revered peer review publications, honors 33 Becker attorneys across the Firm’s practices. Two Becker attorneys, Joseph Adams and Sanjay Kurian, were also recognized as Lawyer of the Year, a distinction that comes with the highest overall peer feedback for their […]

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Gary C. Rosen Honored by South Florida Business Journal as Ultimate CEO

Becker is thrilled to announce Managing Shareholder Gary C. Rosen’s selection as one of South Florida Business Journal’s Ultimate CEOs. This “best of the best” honor is reserved for the 15 top executives in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties, and recognizes business acumen, leadership, and community involvement. Gary is in great company and has […]

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Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Speaks at Becker Legacy Speaker Series

Becker & Poliakoff, in partnership with the University of Miami School of Law, recently welcomed Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke as the keynote speaker of the Alan S. Becker and Gary A. Poliakoff Preeminent Leaders in Law Speaker Series. The educational forum, established in honor of the firm’s founding members (Becker, J.D. ’69, and Poliakoff, […]

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Gary C. Rosen Selected As One of South Florida Business Journal’s Power Leaders in Corporate Philanthropy

Becker Managing Shareholder and CEO, Gary Rosen, was recognized among South Florida Business Journal’s Power Leaders in Corporate Philanthropy. The inaugural awards recognize leaders from South Florida firms, not-for-profit groups, and other entities for their contributions in sharing expertise and making financial contributions to a community cause. Specifically, the awards select those who lead by […]

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“Civil Rights Leader and Defender Speaks at Miami Law” – University of Miami

Kristen Clarke, the assistant attorney general for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Justice, will be the featured Spring speaker for The Alan S. Becker and Gary A. Poliakoff Preeminent Leaders in Law Speaker Series April 28, 2022. Clarke leads the DOJ’s broad federal civil rights enforcement efforts and works to uphold the civil and constitutional […]

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Becker Counted Among the Top 25 Corporate Philanthropists of South Florida

Delivering platinum service to our clients and community is at the very heart of Becker, and we are thrilled to be counted among the top 25 corporate philanthropists of South Florida as recognized by the South Florida Business Journal. Becker attorneys and professionals are heavily involved in charitable and community causes including: University of Miami Alan […]

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Becker’s Legacy Speaker Series Launches with Challenge to Serve from Minnesota AG Keith Ellison

Becker & Poliakoff, in partnership with the University of Miami School of Law, recently welcomed Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison as the inaugural keynote speaker of the first Alan S. Becker and Gary A. Poliakoff Preeminent Leaders in Law Speaker Series. The educational forum, established in honor of the firm’s founding members (Becker, J.D. ’69, […]

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Becker & Miami Law Launch Legacy Speaker Series, Welcome Minnesota AG Keith Ellison

Becker is proud to announce the inaugural installment of the Alan S. Becker and Gary A. Poliakoff Preeminent Leaders in Law Speaker Series, an educational forum established in honor of the firm’s founding members. Becker, J.D. ’69, and Poliakoff, J.D. ’69, were distinguished alumni of the University of Miami School of Law and prominent leaders […]

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Becker Attorneys in Florida, New Jersey, and New York Recognized by 2021 Super Lawyers

Becker is thrilled to announce that several attorneys in the firm’s Florida and New Jersey offices have been named as 2021 Super Lawyers, an honor that recognizes the top 5% of the total lawyers in any given state. Additionally, Becker attorneys recognized as Rising Stars represent the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 years old, […]

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2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 25 Becker Attorneys

The 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® honors 25 Becker attorneys across the Firm’s practices. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer review publications in the legal profession. Becker congratulates its attorneys on their recognition as among the best and brightest lawyers in the United States. Perry M. Adair, […]

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Challenge Accepted: Becker & Coworks International Take on Return-To-Work

The post-pandemic return to work is fraught with challenges – from ensuring the physical and mental well-being of employees and the safety of the actual workplace to attracting and retaining an empowered workforce who successfully maintained productivity without coming into the office for an entire year. Becker Shareholder and employment lawyer Jamie Dokovna invited Becker […]

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“Becker Uncovers Collusion Between Florida OIR & Citizens Insurance” – FLCAJ Magazine

Written By Steve Hallo Citizens Property Insurance allegedly overcharged Florida condominium association policyholders for years, according to the Fort Lauderdale, FL., law firm Becker. The firm also accuses the Florida Office of Insurance Regulations (OIR) of partaking in secret communications with the insurer, which resulted in a consent order being issued without a trial or […]

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Gary Rosen Discusses Becker’s Return to Work, Vaccination Protocols

Like all businesses, Becker is navigating the uncharted waters of returning to work post-pandemic. While providing premium client service remains a top priority, maintaining a safe and supportive environment in which to serve is paramount for firm leadership. Managing Shareholder Gary Rosen offered the Daily Business Review a look into the firm’s hybrid workweek and […]

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“What Pandemic-Era Changes Are ‘Here to Stay’ for Law Firms?” Law.com

As Americans wait for the COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed throughout the country, many business leaders are evaluating what the new working world will look like. Law firms, historically resistant to change and slow to adopt new operational models, had to evolve to guarantee uninterrupted service to clients facing their own challenges in 2020. The […]

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“Lobbyist Gets Shareholder-Like Privileges as Florida Bar Reconsiders Law Firm Ownership” – Daily Business Review

By Dan Roe As the Florida Bar and other states consider non-attorney ownership of law firms, some law firms are coming up with creative approaches to give top privileges to professionals outside the attorney ranks. This month, Becker, a midsize Fort Lauderdale-based firm, announced that one of its lobbyists, Omar Franco, who has been a […]

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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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2020: Becker Celebrates Its Strong Culture, Resilient Community, & Collaborative Clients

Every business has done its best to weather the many challenges of 2020 – from safeguarding the physical health and mental well-being of both its clients and employees to ensuring compliance with governmental restrictions and establishing protocols for remote working environments. As the world prepares to welcome a new year, Becker Managing Shareholder Gary Rosen […]

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“South Florida Law Firms Embrace Litigator’s Program to Increase Voter Turnout,” Daily Business Review

Finding time to participate in a General Election can be challenging – even in a year without pandemic-related concerns and restrictions – and the uncertainty of 2020 is tempting many voters to ‘sit this one out.’ Becker is strongly encouraging its employees to resist the urge to bail on the ballot by (1) gifting an […]

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“It Took a Pandemic and a Committee, but Broward Litigators Have Become More Polite,” Daily Business Review

By Michael A. Mora Broward litigators seem to have become … nicer… in recent months. That’s the good news from Chief Judge Jack Tuter, who has gone to great lengths to restore civility among litigators before the Broward Circuit Court. And interesting factor: The disruption resulting from the coronavirus pandemic might have helped with the […]

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Becker Gives Employees an Incentive to Vote

With its gift of an additional PTO day for employees to use at their discretion, Becker joins the list of prestigious U.S. businesses actively encouraging employees to vote in the 2020 Presidential election. “As Americans, it is our privilege to participate in the choice of our country’s leadership,’ said Becker Managing Shareholder Gary C. Rosen. […]

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Gary Rosen Once Again Named One of Florida’s 500 Most Influential Business Leaders

Becker Managing Shareholder Gary Rosen has once again been recognized as one of Florida’s 500 most influential executives. The Florida 500 is the culmination of a year-long research initiative by the editors of Florida Trend to identify the state’s most notable business leaders across economic sectors. Gary has been listed every year since the introduction […]

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United Way of Broward County Appoints Gary Rosen as Chairperson of Its Board of Directors

United Way of Broward County has announced the appointment of Gary Rosen, Managing Shareholder of Becker, as the new Chair of its Board of Directors. Gary has been a long-time supporter of United Way of Broward County, previously serving as a Board Member of the non-profit organization. He has also been a major donor since […]

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19 Becker Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers in America® in 2021 Edition

The 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® honors nineteen Becker attorneys spanning nine practice areas. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer review publications in the legal profession. Becker congratulates its attorneys on their recognition as among the best and brightest lawyers in the United States. The nineteen attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® (2021 Edition), […]

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Becker Joins Over 125 Law Firms Committed to Racial Equality

Becker has joined the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance (LFAA), a partnership of over 125 law firms who have made a commitment to racial equality. LFAA is hosting a virtual summit on July 29 – 30 which will help define the Alliance’s core mission and provide a better understanding of structural racism. Becker Managing Shareholder Gary Rosen and Shareholder Yolanda Cash Jackson will attend on behalf […]

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Florida Association of Managing Partners Issues Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

The Florida Association of Managing Partners, a group of managing partners of midsize law firms in Florida, has issued a statement on diversity and inclusion. Managing Shareholder Gary Rosen represents Becker as part of FAMP and participates in regular discussions with other managing partners across the state on important issues that affect their firms. The […]

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A Message from Our Management Committee

Since its founding, Becker has demonstrated a commitment to freedom, equality, and the betterment of the communities we serve. We will continue to use our resources, influence, and voice to rectify injustice and create positive change. Becker has contributed to a number of organizations that oppose racial injustice, however we realize there is more work […]

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Becker Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Super Lawyers

June 4, 2020 – Becker is pleased to announce that fifteen of its attorneys have been named as 2020 Super Lawyers, an honor that recognizes the top 5% of the total lawyers in any given state. The following attorneys have been listed in the 2020 edition of Super Lawyers: Florida Super Lawyer Recipients Joseph E. […]

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“With No Copyright Protection for Client, Broward Lawyers Created Own Road Map,” Daily Business Review

Without copyright protection for a client with sophisticated products showcased in places like the Smithsonian Museum, two South Florida lawyers had to rely on creative legal theories. Their efforts paid off by convincing a New York judge to shut down online counterfeits of their client’s work. It also left a road map for future intellectual […]

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Kevin Markow and Gary Rosen Score Notable IP Win for Prominent Lighting Design Client

March 31, 2020 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL — In an important case for designers, artists, and intellectual property owners whose brands are being infringed or counterfeited over the internet, Becker’s Kevin Markow and Gary Rosen won a default final judgment and permanent injunction on behalf of famous lighting and interior designer Lindsey Adelman Studio. Lindsey […]

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A Message From Our Managing Shareholder, Gary C. Rosen

Dear Clients and Friends: With the federal government issuing a state of emergency due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the World Health Organization characterizing the situation as a global pandemic, I’d like to share our promise to you during this unprecedented time: Becker’s Business Continuity Plan Our top priority is always the health, safety, […]

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Becker Obtains Affirmation of Dismissal for Client at 8th Circuit Court of Appeals

Becker Managing Shareholder Gary Rosen, with Yasin Daneshfar and Kevin Markow, won a dismissal for his client Durst Image Technology, a global manufacturer of digital printing systems, which was affirmed by the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals today. The case has a significant impact with respect to fraud claims and how to properly plead them […]

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Becker Obtains Preliminary Injunction Enjoining Former Employees from Utilizing Allegedly Misappropriated Information

Absent an employment agreement with a restrictive covenant or no-compete clause, one would think that a former employee could solicit their former employer’s clients without any problem. While that would normally be the case, the former employees can’t take or use confidential and proprietary information and trade secrets for their own self-enrichment and/or the enrichment […]

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“Developing Practice Group Chairs into Leaders Lawyers Actually Want to Follow,” NALP

Practice Group Leaders (PGL) are a big part of determining whether or not a firm will ultimately find success. PGLs that have certain characteristics tend to be better and more focused leaders. In a recent article published in The National Association for Law Placement, Becker’s Managing Shareholder Gary Rosen shared his insight as to what […]

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Lee Weintraub Shares P3 Infrastructure Expertise to Eight Asian Governments in Nepal and Singapore

Ft. Lauderdale, FL – September 26, 2019  – Lee A. Weintraub, Chair of Becker’s Public-Private Partnership (P3) Practice, was invited by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) to share his expertise in a series of P3 training workshop on behalf of the U.S. federal government for governments of eight Asian countries. The […]

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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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“Jamie Cole, Gary Rosen Combine for DBR’s Attorneys of the Year Award,” Daily Business Review

Jamie Cole and Gary Rosen are leaders at different law firms in Fort Lauderdale who became friends working on the Broward Business Council on Homelessness and other community efforts that placed them in the same orbits. The attorneys were recognized Thursday night as the Daily Business Review’s Attorneys of the Year for another combined effort — shepherding the creation […]

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Becker’s New Hires Across Offices and Practice Areas

Firm Expands with New Shareholders and Senior Level Director of Government Relations May 7, 2019 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, has hired five new Shareholders, a Senior Director of Government Relations, and three Associates located in several […]

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“Competitors Draft Pioneering Program to Address Incivility in the Legal Profession,” Daily Business Review

This article profiles one set of three finalists for the Daily Business Review’s Attorney of the Year award, the top honor at the annual Professional Excellence Awards ceremony. The other finalists are Kerri Barsh of Greenberg Traurig and James Sammataro of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan. The winner will be announced during an event May 23 at […]

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Becker’s 2019 Shareholder Meeting

Becker Shareholders and Senior Management recently came together for the firm’s 2019 Shareholder Meeting. Attorneys and lobbyists from the firm’s 16 offices throughout Florida and the East Coast convened in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida for a productive and educational weekend of relationship building, strategic planning, and camaraderie. Hosted at the Dalmar Hotel, attendees took part in […]

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Veteran Financial Services Lawyer Paul H. Shur Joins Becker

New York, NY – April 24, 2019 – Becker is pleased to announce that Paul H. Shur has joined the Corporate Practice as a Shareholder in the firm’s New York, NY; Redbank, NJ; and Naples, FL offices. He will focus on the representation of banks, institutional lenders, secondary financing sources and commercial and financial transactions […]

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Randy Dow Joins Becker’s Construction Law & Litigation Practice in West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach, FL – Becker is pleased to announce that Randy R. Dow has joined the firm as a Shareholder in its Construction Law & Litigation Practice. He is based in Becker’s West Palm Beach office. Mr. Dow represents insured and self-insured clients in construction disputes involving construction defects, as well as delay and […]

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“Mike Grissom taking his talents from Enterprise Florida to Becker law firm,” Florida Politics

Fort Lauderdale-based law firm Becker, which has a robust lobbying presence in Tallahassee, will announce Tuesday that Mike Grissom is joining its capital city office. Grissom comes to the firm from Enterprise Florida, where he served as executive vice president and, briefly, as interim president and CEO following Pete Antonacci’s appointment as Broward County Supervisor […]

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Gary Rosen is named as one of the top 100 “Person(s) to Know” by Florida Trend

Managing Shareholder Gary Rosen has been named as one of the top 100 “People to Know” in Florida Trend’s October, 2018 issue (Greater Fort Lauderdale – special section). The special section highlights greater Fort Lauderdale’s executive leadership across all spectrums, including business, government, education and non-profits that help lead the county into prosperity for all. […]

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Gary C. Rosen Selected as One of Florida Trend’s 500 Most Influential Business Leaders

Managing Shareholder Gary Rosen has been selected as one of Florida’s 500 Most Influential Business Leaders by Florida Trend Magazine in its 60th Anniversary issue published in September. Gary is one of just 48 attorneys selected to this prestigious list of influential leaders across 15 industries throughout the state. The editorial staff of Florida Trend […]

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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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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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16 Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys Named 2018 Florida Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – February 6, 2018 – Becker & Poliakoff today announced that 16 of its attorneys have been named as top lawyers in the state for 2018 by Florida Super Lawyers. Here are the Becker & Poliakoff attorneys designated as Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars: Super Lawyer Recipients: Joseph E. Adams*, Real Estate […]

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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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Becker & Poliakoff, Three Attorneys Recognized by the South Florida Business Journal

Becker & Poliakoff continued to fare well in the latest South Florida Business Journal rankings and awards. The firm was ranked number 17 in the SFBJ’s Top Law Firms in South Florida for 2017 edition. Individually, managing shareholder Gary C. Rosen, Miami office managing shareholder Perry M. Adair and West Palm Beach managing shareholder Robert Rubinstein were named 2017 Power […]

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15 Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys Named 2017 Florida Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – June 8, 2017 – Becker & Poliakoff today announced that 15 of its attorneys have been named as top lawyers in the state for 2017 by Florida Super Lawyers. Here are the Becker & Poliakoff attorneys designated as Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars: Super Lawyer Recipients: Joseph E. Adams*, Real Estate […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Noted for Water Park Bid Protest Win

William Cea, leading a team of Becker & Poliakoff attorneys, recently secured a federal court ruling in favor of their client, Premier Parks, resulting in an open competition to bid on a future water park planned for 65 acres in Fort Lauderdale (Premier Parks v. City of Fort Lauderdale). Premier Parks sued the City after it […]

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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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15 Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys Named 2016 Florida Super Lawyers And Rising Stars

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – June 24, 2016 – Florida law firm Becker & Poliakoff today announced that 15 of its Florida attorneys have been named among the top attorneys in the state for 2016 by Florida Super Lawyers. The following Becker & Poliakoff attorneys appeared as Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in the specified categories: […]

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Becker & Poliakoff’s Gary C. Rosen Named a 2015 Broward Ultimate CEO by The South Florida Business Journal September 17, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Sept. 17, 2015 – Law firm Becker & Poliakoff today announced that Managing Shareholder Gary C. Rosen has been named a 2015 Broward Ultimate CEO by the South Florida Business Journal. The annual awards recognize noted business leaders in Broward County who have made significant contributions to their companies and the local community. Rosen was honored […]

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U.S. Court Of Appeals Reinstates Claims of Religious Discrimination Against City of Sunny Isles Beach

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit published a 23-page opinion on August 29,2013 vacating and remanding the decision of United States District Court Judge Kathy Williams dismissing Temple B’Nai Zion’s claims of religious discrimination against the City of Sunny Isles Beach. The Temple’s lawsuit had been filed in response to the […]

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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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Ft. Lauderdale Jury Hands Down Verdict Against Provident Life & Accident Insurance

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Alan Penchansky The Pen Group Communications Tel: (305) 529-1944 email: alan@thepengroup.com FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, November 18, 2011 – Becker & Poliakoff today announced that it has won a jury verdict in a wrongful denial of disability benefits suit against Provident Life & Accident Insurance Company. Attorney Rick Benrubi, of Liggio and Benrubi, teamed […]

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