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Webinar: The Future of Construction Projects in the Era of COVID-19

Becker Construction shareholders from across Florida hosted a webinar on how COVID-19 continues to disrupt the construction industry in Florida. They shared tips on how best to protect yourself, your workforce, and your project, discussing safety preparedness, workforce illnesses, privacy concerns, mask mandates and more. Watch the Replay MODERATOR Randy Dow Shareholder Becker PANELISTS Claramargaret […]

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Becker Attorneys Honored as Florida Trend 2020 Legal Elite

Becker is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been recognized in the 2020 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™. Florida Legal Elite publishes an annual roster of attorneys held in the highest regard by their peers and includes fewer than 1.4% of active Florida Bar Members practicing in Florida. The following attorneys were […]

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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 Construction Law & Litigation Practice Recognized in 2020 Edition of The Legal 500

June 10, 2020 – Becker is pleased to announce that its Construction Law & Litigation Practice has once again been ranked as among the top in the United States. For over 30 years, The Legal 500 has highlighted the practice area teams who provide the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. The […]

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Becker Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Super Lawyers

June 4, 2020 – Becker is pleased to announce that fifteen of its attorneys have been named as 2020 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 2020 edition of Super Lawyers: Florida Super Lawyer Recipients Joseph E. […]

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Hurricane Insurance Claim Deadlines

Almost three years have passed since Hurricane Irma and almost two years since Hurricane Michael. If your community has received insurance money and rebuilt, or if your community has only suffered minor damages, both hurricanes may seem a lifetime ago. Unfortunately, many communities are still suffering through unpaid claims and, in many cases, unknown damages.

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Patrick Howell Appears on “Construction Defect, The Road to a Smooth Resolution” Webinar Hosted by ASCEND

Becker’s Patrick Howell appeared as a panelist in the webinar, “Construction Defect, The Road to a Smooth Resolution.” Hosted by ASCEND, the webinar focused on advice from industry experts on how to identify a construction defect and how to assist your community and association members through it all. Watch the Replay.

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“Top 10 Mistakes Contractors Make by Growing Too Quickly,” Construction Executive

Leading into the COVID-19 crisis, the economy was booming—and it will again when we emerge from the pandemic. Although construction companies lead the charge during boom economies, failure to plan for growth can have disastrous consequences. Here are the top 10 mistakes contracting firms make by growing without deliberate planning. Disorganized Accounting Develop a system […]

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Scott Marcus Appears on “Mayday Mayday: Contractual Issues Amidst a Pandemic” Webinar

Becker Shareholder Scott Marcus joined Benjamin Sens from BOSS Construction Group for a live webinar entitled “Mayday Mayday: Contractual Issues Amidst a Pandemic.” In the webinar streamed on Facebook, Scott shared his expertise on contractual issues and what industry leaders can expect through COVID-19. Watch the replay here.

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“Building a Project During the Pandemic? Here’s What You Should Know,” South Florida Business Journal

Construction projects have slowed in South Florida as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. As workers are deciding to stay home, supply chain problems arise and developers are hitting the pause button, Becker hosted a virtual webinar “Construction, Contractors, and COVID-19” to discuss these concerns. Led by Becker Shareholder Lee Weintraub, the panel included Janice Oliva, controller […]

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