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National Network Launched to Link Non-Profits and Charities with Volunteer Construction Lawyers

Building for Good to provide a national platform for pro bono construction law services – starting in four pilot states including Florida. LAUDERDALE, FL, October 15, 2019 — As charitable organizations work to improve inadequate facilities or build new ones, legal bills may hold them back from their mission.  Building for Good, Inc. (B4G), a […]

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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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“Spoliation of Evidence: A Trap for The Unwary in Age of Electronically Stored Information,” Proyecto Magazine

As computer technology continuously progresses, together with the ability to store large amounts of data at a relatively low cost, this article explores the heightened obligations imposed by courts for businesses to retain documents for longer periods of time than traditionally required under spoliation of evidence law. In our times of electronically stored information, the […]

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Lee Weintraub Shares P3 Infrastructure Expertise to Eight Asian Governments in Nepal and Singapore

Ft. Lauderdale, FL – September 26, 2019  – Lee A. Weintraub, Chair of Becker’s Public-Private Partnership (P3) Practice, was invited by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) to share his expertise in a series of P3 training workshop on behalf of the U.S. federal government for governments of eight Asian countries. The […]

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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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Developer Not Entitled to Indemnity for Own “Broken Promises”

In the summer of 2017, Becker secured a landmark $9 million-plus jury verdict against the subsidiary of a national developer on behalf of a condominium association located along the Hudson River. The award included punitive (treble) damages for violation of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, which also entitled the association to seek attorney’s fees, […]

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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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Becker Attorneys Recognized as Florida Legal Elite

  Becker is pleased to announce that eight attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™.  Now in its sixteenth year, Florida Legal Elite publishes an annual roster of attorneys held in the highest regard by their peers and includes fewer than 1.3% of the active Florida Bar Members […]

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Becker New Jersey Community Update for June 2019

Becker’s New Jersey Community Update newsletter features recent news and updates that we think you may find of interest. June’s issue includes articles from David Ramsey and Matthew Meyers. Becker’s own Attorney Martin Cabalar, Shareholder David Ramsey, and Shareholder Arnold Calabrese recently took part in leading a CAMICB course and Attorney Karl T. Meth and other CAI-NJ […]

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