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Becker Attorneys in Florida 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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Becker Named a Top 50 Construction Law Firm by Construction Executive Magazine

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. This national rating system measures and weighs the following: 2021 revenues from the firm’s construction practice; the number of attorneys in the firm’s construction practice; the percentage of firm’s total […]

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Chambers USA Recognizes Becker’s Construction and Litigation Practices; Seven Attorneys in 2022 Edition

Becker is thrilled to announce that the firm and its attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA, a prestigious annual guide of leading law firms and attorneys. Chambers’ sources describe the firm as a “formidable adversary” with a “strong presence across the state of Florida.” This year, Becker once again received […]

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Construction Law Institute Awards Becker’s Claramargaret H. Groover Lifetime Achievement Award

Pictured: Lee A. Weintraub, Claramargaret H. Groover, Steven B. Lesser, Perry M. Adair, Sanjay Kurian, and Scott Kiernan March 14, 2022 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals throughout the US, extends congratulations to Claramargaret (“Claire”) H. Groover who received the prestigious Florida Bar Construction […]

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New Office Managing Shareholders Appointed for Becker’s Ft. Myers and Naples Offices

March 8, 2022, Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals throughout the US, announced today that Sanjay Kurian has assumed the role of Office Managing Shareholder of Becker’s Fort Myers office and David Muller is the new Office Managing Shareholder of Becker’s Naples office. They both […]

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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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2021 Edition of Florida Trend Recognizes Becker Shareholders as Florida Legal Elite

Becker is pleased to announce that five shareholders have been named as 2021 Florida Trend Legal Elite Honorees. Now in its 18th year, Florida Legal Elite presents the state’s top licensed and practicing attorneys selected by their peers. Less than 2% of active Florida Bar members practicing in Florida appear among the exclusive Florida Legal […]

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Becker’s Construction Practice Named to the 2021 Legal 500

Becker is pleased to announce that its Construction Law & Litigation Practice has once again earned a top spot in the Legal 500-U.S. This national rating system highlights practice groups who provide the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. The publication lauded Becker’s “notable strength in construction disputes,” while naming our work […]

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

Becker’s Construction Law & Litigation practice pushed the firm to the upper ranks of Construction Executive Magazine’s annual Top 50 Construction Law Firms. This national rating system measures and weighs: 2020 revenues from the firm’s construction practice; the number of attorneys in the firm’s construction practice; the percentage of firm’s total revenues derived from its […]

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Chambers USA Recognizes Becker’s Construction Practice & Six Attorneys in 2021 Edition

Becker is thrilled to announce that the firm and its attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA, a prestigious annual guide of leading law firms and attorneys. Becker once again received top recognition in Band 1 of the Florida Construction category, with sources describing the firm as a “formidable adversary” with […]

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Florida-Based Insurance Carrier Deemed Insolvent – What This Means For Your Community Association

Florida-based insurance carrier American Capital Assurance Corp. (“AmCap”) entered receivership recently and is in the process of being liquidated after being deemed insolvent by Florida’s Office of Insurance Regulation. There are potential issues for the many condominium associations and others that were insured by AmCap or who have claims with AmCap. The most important thing […]

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Hurricane Insurance Claims for Condominium Associations

There is a lot of information on how associations can prepare for hurricanes but much less information as to what happens after the hurricane, particularly as it pertains to insurance claims. A question that managers and board members need to consider is, what is required after a hurricane to ensure compliance with your insurance policy […]

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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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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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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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Hurricane Insurance Claim Deadlines

Almost three years have passed since Hurricane Irma and almost two years since Hurricane Michael. If your community has received insurance money and rebuilt, or if your community has only suffered minor damages, both hurricanes may seem a lifetime ago. Unfortunately, many communities are still suffering through unpaid claims and, in many cases, unknown damages.

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Becker’s Construction Practice Receives Top Band 1 Recognition in 2020 Chambers USA Guide

April 23, 2020 – The 2020 edition of Chambers USA has once again recognized Becker with a top billing Band 1 ranking in its Florida Construction category. The esteemed guide has recognized Becker’s Construction Law & Litigation Practice every year since it began publishing its global law firm rankings. The publication notes that the firm […]

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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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Becker’s Construction Law & Litigation Practice Recognized in 2019 Edition of The Legal 500

June 3, 2019 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Becker is pleased to announce that its Construction Law & Litigation Practice has been recognized in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500. For over 30 years, The Legal 500 has highlighted the practice area teams who provide the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate […]

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Super Lawyers Recognizes Sixteen Becker Attorneys in 2019 Edition

June 3, 2019 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Becker is pleased to announce that sixteen of its attorneys have been named as 2019 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 2019 edition of Super Lawyers: Florida Super […]

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Becker’s Construction Practice Receives Top Recognition in 2019 Chambers USA Guide

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Becker is pleased to announce that the firm’s Construction Law & Litigation Practice has once again received top recognition by esteemed legal publication, Chambers USA. Market observers from the publication call Becker “an excellent firm” in the construction sphere with “terrific lawyers.” Chambers USA has recognized Becker’s Construction practice every year […]

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“Hurricane Insurance Claims for Condominium Associations,” FLCAJ Magazine

There is a lot of information on how associations can prepare for hurricanes but much less information as to what happens after the hurricane, particularly as it pertains to insurance claims. A question that managers and board members need to consider is, what is required after a hurricane to ensure compliance with your insurance policy […]

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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’s Construction Practice Group Receives Top Recognition in 2018 Chambers USA Guide

Dear Clients and Friends, We are proud to announce that our Construction Law & Litigation practice group today received a Band I ranking from the 2018 Chambers USA Guide, one of the legal profession’s most prestigious rankings directories. This ranking puts Becker’s Construction team in elite legal company among AmLaw 100 firms and large regional […]

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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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$10M Construction Defect Verdict in Fire Code Case

Florida attorneys from Becker & Poliakoff won a $10 million construction defect verdict against a publicly traded developer and an architectural company. The firm represented a condominium association whose members said they learned after buying units in a six-story New Jersey development that the building was not code-compliant — and that the developer’s parent company, […]

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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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Three Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys, Construction Practice Group Listed In 2016 Chambers USA Guide

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – June 23, 2016 – The 2016 Chambers USA Guide includes three Florida attorneys from law firm Becker & Poliakoff and also ranks the firm’s Florida Construction Law and Litigation Practice Group in Band 1. According to its website, Chambers and Partners, publisher of the annual guide, selects attorneys and practices for inclusion […]

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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 Construction Law Practice Receives Top Ranking in 2014 Chambers USA Directory

FT. LAUDERDALE, June 3, 2014 – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, one of the legal industry’s most preeminent rankings directories, has chosen Becker & Poliakoff’s Construction Law Practice Group and its team leader attorney Steven Lesser for inclusion in its 2014 edition. The annual guide selects attorneys and practices for inclusion based on thousands of in-depth interviews with […]

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Tiara: A Sea of Change or Barely a Ripple?

I. Introduction The Florida Supreme Court’s recent decision in Tiara Condominium Association, Inc. v. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., 110 So. 3d 399 (Fla. 2013), held that Florida’s Economic Loss Rule (“Rule”) applied only in products liability cases and receded from all inconsistent prior holdings. This follows the Court’s recent trend in trying to limit the […]

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