Exclusive 2010 "Florida Super Lawyers" Rating Goes to Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys

Annual Thomson Reuters Rankings Based on Peer Recognition and Professional Achievement

For Immediate Release
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Steven B. LesserHerbert O. BrockGary A. PoliakoffLee A. WeintraubJoseph A. Adams

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, June 21, 2010 – Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. today announced that several attorneys were selected for inclusion in the exclusive 2010 “Florida Super Lawyers” and the Super Lawyer’s Rising Stars listings. The "Super Lawyer" list, a ratings service of Thomson Reuters, consists of the top 5 percent of attorneys in Florida. The outstanding attorneys included in the list are chosen by their peers and through independent research of Thomson Reuters.

The firm’s 2010 “Florida Super Lawyers” are:

  • Steven B. Lesser: Ft. Lauderdale, Construction Litigation – Board Certified Construction Attorney
  • Herbert O. Brock, Jr: Ft. Myers, Construction Litigation – Board Certified Construction Attorney
  • Gary A. Poliakoff: Ft. Lauderdale, Real Estate
  • Peter A. Quinter: Ft. Lauderdale, International – Board Certified International Attorney
  • Lee A. Weintraub: Ft. Lauderdale, Construction Litigation – Board Certified Construction Attorney
  • Joseph E. Adams: Ft. Myers, Real Estate

Becker & Poliakoff also announced the selection of attorneys Andrew M. Berger and Carlos J. Gimenez, as Florida Rising Stars 2010, in the areas of Securities & Corporate Finance and Government Relations, respectively.

From Southwest Florida, Sarah Spector and Jason Mikes, of Ft. Myers and Naples respectively, as Florida Rising Stars 2010, in the areas of Land Use/Zoning and Real Estate, respectively The Rising Star designation recognizes the state’s top young attorneys.

In selecting attorneys for Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters employs a rigorous, multiphase process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.

The complete 2010 Florida Super Lawyers list can be viewed at www.superlawyers.com/florida.

About Becker & Poliakoff
Becker & Poliakoff is a diverse commercial law firm with more than 125 attorneys in 13 Florida offices, New York City, New Jersey, Nassau (Bahamas), Prague and affiliated international offices. Celebrating its thirty-seventh (37th) year of serving clients, the firm has seven primary areas of practice: Real Estate, Construction, Community Association, Customs & International Trade, Commercial Litigation, Corporate & Securities, and Government Law & Lobbying.