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The Board Certification Advantage

We did the math. With 51 Florida Bar Board Certified attorneys, we pride ourselves on having more certified attorneys in Business Litigation, Construction, Real Estate, and Condominium & Planned Development Law combined than any other law firm in the state. Board certification demands rigorous testing and is in recognition of having the highest standards of […]

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“Uber, Lyft No-Show Sparks House Panel Talk Of New Regs,” Law360

Uber and Lyft skipped out on a hearing this week before a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee panel, which has resulted in heightened scrutiny over the ride-hailing industry’s regulatory oversight. Business Litigation Shareholder Mark Stempler, who previously represented a Broward taxicab company in a regulatory dispute with Uber, commented on the issue: “There’s no one […]

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“Debtor Must Release Privileged Carlton Fields Attorney-Client Communications, Judge Rules,” Daily Business Review

Becker shareholder Jon Polenberg represents creditor-trustee, Daniel J. Stermer in a suit filed in Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida alleging that ATIF’s 2015 asset transfer to Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, one of the largest title insurance groups in the U.S., was fraudulent. Mr. Polenberg argued that ATIF attempted to avoid […]

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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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“The Conflict Between a Shareholder’s Right to Inspect Financial Records and the Company’s Accountant-Client Privilege Under Florida Law,” Today’s General Counsel

It is not uncommon for a business or its executives to be presented with allegations of mismanagement or wrongdoing by a minority shareholder accompanied by requests for company financial records.  When such allegations arise, it is important for a business organization to be prepared to efficiently address the allegations while protecting its privileged communications with […]

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“Is Picking a Good Holiday Wine like Picking a Good Attorney?,” FCAP Managers Report

Is Picking a Good Holiday Wine like Picking a Good Attorney? As we approach the holidays, we often find ourselves in the hunt for a good bottle of wine to give as a gift. Each year the process of selecting a bottle of wine reminds us of challenges of picking a good attorney. How do […]

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“Applicability of the Marital Communications Privilege in the Digital Age,” New York Law Journal

“Oh my gosh, what did I do?” It’s a nightmare scenario: You click “send” and quickly realize the text message you intended to send to your spouse went to an unintended recipient. Even worse, the message is less than flattering and is weaponized by its recipient in civil litigation. What do you do next? The […]

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Becker New Jersey Community Update for September 2019

Becker’s New Jersey Community Update newsletter features recent news and updates that we think you may find of interest. September’s issue includes a spotlight article from Martin Cabalar and Matthew Meyers. David Ramsey and Robert Rabinowitz were both quoted in big publications. Arnold J. Calabrese, Tana Bucca, Matthew Meyers, and Karl Meth attended a wine, whiskey, 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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