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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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Hurricane Recovery Team Benchmarking Guide

When a disaster occurs and an insurance claim must be filed, your insurance policy is an extraordinarily valuable asset. Reducing the time between filing of a claim and receipt of insurance benefits is paramount. The Benchmarking Program enables Community Associations to maximize the benefits available under their property insurance policies in the event of a […]

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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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