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Becker & Poliakoff PA

Construction

3 ranked lawyersBand 1FloridaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Strong presence across the state, with a reputation for representing the owners of construction projects, including associations and developers. Notable expertise in acting for condominium and community associations, including in litigation. Also noted for its strength in the public-private partnership space. Sector expertise covers retail, education and healthcare.

Strengths

Peers describe its attorneys as "formidable adversaries."

Work highlights

Represented Flagler Investors, the developer of The Bristol, a 25-story condominium in West Palm Beach, in all construction-related matters.

Notable practitioners

Lee Weintraub represents owners, contractors and design professional in a wide array of construction disputes. He is especially knowledgeable on P3 projects and construction lien law.
"He has a deep knowledge of the Florida construction market and the law."

Sanjay Kurian is noted for his strong construction practice, which includes recent experience in defect cases. He is also adept at negotiating construction contracts on behalf of owners and developers.
"He is a skilled negotiator and exceptionally well prepared."

Steven Lesser is the chair of the firm's construction law and litigation group, with his own practice concentrated on hotel and condominium construction disputes.,"He is an industry-leading construction law attorney with a thorough grasp and understanding of construction contracts and their relationship to construction processes."

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Florida

Construction


Lee Weintraub
Band 1
Sanjay Kurian
Band 3
Steven Lesser
Band 1