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Randy Dow Joins Becker’s Construction Law & Litigation Practice in West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach, FL – Becker is pleased to announce that Randy R. Dow has joined the firm as a Shareholder in its Construction Law & Litigation Practice. He is based in Becker’s West Palm Beach office. Mr. Dow represents insured and self-insured clients in construction disputes involving construction defects, as well as delay and […]

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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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“Dealing with Subpoena Requests for Digital Data,” Journal of Accountancy

By Becker Shareholder Steven Vogel and Deborah K. Rood, CPA A CPA firm received a subpoena for the production of its documents related to an S corporation tax return where one shareholder alleged criminal activity on the part of the other shareholder. The firm contacted its professional liability insurer, which retained an attorney to help […]

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“Direct Versus Derivative in Shareholder Litigation: Is It an Ad Hoc Inquiry?” Today’s General Counsel

Whenever a shareholder brings a claim involving the company’s officers and directors, the court must decide whether the shareholder is suing for harm suffered individually, and the claim is direct – or if the alleged harm is suffered by the company, and the claim is derivative. Distinguishing between direct and derivative claims, however, has become […]

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Dispute Between Governors Illustrates Necessity of Knowing Your Rights

Ron DeSantis, Florida’s newly elected governor was recently sworn into office. But as is the right of political passage, Rick Scott, the outgoing governor, made numerous political appointments during his last hours in office. Even though both governors are from the same political party, Governor DeSantis is reviewing Rick Scott’s appointments and the possibility exists that […]

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Becker Represents Client in Landmark Win Against Ride-Sharing Giant Uber

In a landmark decision, the Florida Supreme Court denied Uber’s request for appeal in a dispute over rides at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).   Becker represented the plaintiff, Yellow Cab of Broward County, in the case that pitted the traditional taxi service against ride-sharing giant, Uber, and Broward County. Broward County negotiates license agreements with […]

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New Jersey Community Update – December 2018

Becker’s New Jersey Community Update newsletter features recent news and updates that we think you may find of interest. December’s issue includes a spotlight on new Community Association attorney David Dockery, Shareholder Vincenzo Mogavero’s article on Corporate Veil Piercing from the New Jersey Law Journal, and highlights from our most recent event, “Community Association Clubs: […]

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