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Becker New Jersey Community Update for July 2020

Becker’s New Jersey Community Update newsletter features recent news and updates that we think you may find of interest. In July’s Newsletter, We cover all the latest NJ COVID-19 alerts from Department of Health standards for opening Community Association pools, to New Regulations for common interest communities in regards to elections and board meetings. These […]

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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 Shareholder Michael Gongora Nominated as Latin Builders Association’s Elected Official of the Year

Becker is proud to announce that Michael Gongora has been nominated as Elected Official of the Year by the Latin Builders Association (LBA). Michael was recently elected for the third time to serve on the Miami Beach Commission (2017–2021). He is the former Chairman of the Miami Beach Latin Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors […]

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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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“I’m Sticking with Zoom for Mediation,” Palm Beach County Bar Association Bulletin

Zoom mediation was thrust upon us last year. At first, the technology was intimidating. I was skeptical about people being in different locations. Some have a concern that remote participation impacts the physical pressure and motivation to settle cases. In my experience, forcing people to travel, find parking, and sit for hours on end in […]

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“Digital Disruption: A Practicum on the Importance of Electronic Discovery,” New Jersey Law Journal

Over the past year and a half, as our judiciary and members of the bar have risen to meet the challenges presented by COVID-19, the adoption of technology has increased exponentially. For many of us, that has translated to zoom or telephonic court appearances and hearings, and in our experience, virtual trials. It has been […]

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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 Defends New Mother Accusing Former Employer of Pregnancy Bias

Becker successfully advocated for our client – a former sales executive with Nice Systems, Inc. – and helped her win the right to present her story of discrimination and retaliation before a trial. Employment litigator Jamie Dokovna represented new mom Stacey Malo, while counsel for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) presented their objective […]

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