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Becker Client Pays No Damages in $3.8M International Financial Transaction Claim

Becker recently achieved a resounding victory on behalf of our client – a U.S. corporation involved in the telecommunications business in Mexico – who had been sued by a former advisor seeking $3.8 million in success fees relating to a corporate financing. Becker litigators James Mahon, Robert Rabinowitz, and Sarah Klein navigated sophisticated international financial […]

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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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Arbitration Award Sets Precedential Value on How Property Sale Proceeds Are Distributed for Same-Sex Marriages in NY

Becker Business Litigation Shareholder James J. Mahon, with Associate Samantha A. Lesser, represented client, Jose Fernando Cabrera Salinas, in his quest to gain possession of the proceeds from the sale of his and his spouse’s New York City apartment after a divorce decree in Spain was issued. On October 28 and 29, 2019, the parties […]

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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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Becker Achieves Complete Trial Victory for Charitable Foundation in Lakewood, NJ

Becker won a jury trial victory on behalf of its client Services for Hidden Intelligence, LLC (SHI), a charitable foundation in Lakewood, New Jersey. The criminal charges brought by the state of New Jersey against SHI and the rabbi in charge of SHI ,who was a co-defendant, included corruption of public resources, theft by unlawful […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Expands New York Office With Six Lateral Hires, Establishes New Tax Litigation Practice

NEW YORK CITY – March 10, 2016 – Becker & Poliakoff, a multi-state commercial law firm, announced today that James J. Mahon, co-founder and managing partner of Lawler Mahon & Rooney, has merged his practice into Becker’s New York office.  Joining Mahon will be Oliver Edwards VI; Stephen J. Fraher; Albert K. Lawler; Oliver Edwards VII; […]

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