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Jennifer Bales Drake Joins Board of Directors of “Business for the Arts of Broward”

Jennifer Bales Drake, Shareholder and Vice Chair of Becker’s Public, Private Partnerships Group, has joined the Board of Directors of “Business for the Arts of Broward.” The non-profit organization is committed to engaging businesses and business leaders to advocate and educate about the importance of arts and culture in Broward County. In addition, she holds […]

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Government of Puerto Rico Selects Becker as Lead Counsel on First Ever Higher Education Public-Private Partnership Project

Will Reinvigorate Student Life at University of Puerto Rico’s Mayagüez Campus FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – August 09, 2018 – Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, today announced that it has been retained by the Government of Puerto Rico to oversee a multi-million dollar […]

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Jennifer Bales Drake Talks Amazon Distribution Center Deal and More

Before moderating a panel at BISNOW’s “The Future of Fort Lauderdale” event, shareholder Jennifer Bales Drake spoke with BoardroomPR about her role in bringing Amazon’s new distribution center to South Florida. Ms. Drake also talked about her successful public-private partnership projects and her key takeaways from the BISNOW event, including her concerns about the explosive […]

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George Burgess Addresses Miami-Dade’s Beacon Council

George M. Burgess, Becker & Poliakoff’s Senior Government Relations Strategist and Consultant and active member of the firm’s Public Private Partnerships Group, recently spoke at The Beacon Council’s One Community One Goal (OCOG) Physical Infrastructure and Resiliency Access Breakfast. OCOG provides Miami-Dade County with a roadmap for future economic development success. George is one of South Florida’s most experienced […]

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The Business of Resiliency

George Burgess, Chief Operating Officer of Becker & Poliakoff, who serves as the Greater Miami Chamber Resiliency Committee Chair, will moderate The Business of Resiliency – Opportunities Presented by the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department’s Multi-Billion Dollar Infrastructure Upgrade Program and the Outlook for the Future of the Fourth Largest Water and Sewer Utility in […]

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Purchasing in the Sunshine: How Florida’s Open Government Laws Apply to Public Procurement

This public policy is to ensure the Florida Constitution and Florida Statutes provide for open government. The public an opportunity to observe the decision making process. As it applies to public procurement, Florida law affords members of the public as well as the proposers the opportunity to attend meetings and inspect and/or copy records relative […]

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Jennifer Bales Drake, Shareholder with Becker & Poliakoff to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Public Private Partnerships: What the Future Holds for 2017

New York, NY, December 08, 2016 –(– The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jennifer Bales Drake, Shareholder with Becker & Poliakoff will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Public-Private Partnerships: What the Future Holds for 2017.” This event is scheduled for December 12, […]

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Attorneys Guide $400M P3 Venture Bringing New Dorms to LSU

Although Lee Weintraub graduated from the University of Florida, the Florida Gators were not the only college football team the attorney cheered for. He was also a fan of the Louisiana State University Tigers. The Fort Lauderdale shareholder with Becker & Poliakoff recently helped LSU — home to his second favorite team — close a $400 million […]

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