FT. LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - September 20, 2010) -  Becker & Poliakoff is pleased to announce it has been named among the Best Law Firms in the country according to a recent survey conducted by U.S. News Media Group, the publisher of U.S. News & Word Report magazine and Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession.

Rankings are based on a comprehensive survey of clients and leading lawyers, who rate the firms they consider best in each practice area. Becker & Poliakoff ranked in Tier 1 -- the highest possible -- for its Construction Law, FDA Law, Gaming Law, and Government Relations Practices in the Metropolitan Rankings and in Tier 2 nationally for its Construction Law practice.

The 2010 Best Law Firm national rankings will be published in the October print issue of U.S. News & World Report and will be posted online at www.usnews.com/bestlawfirms. The rankings are intended to help guide referring lawyers and clients in need of quality legal services.

Alan Becker, Managing Shareholder of Becker & Poliakoff, commented, "There is no doubt that our Construction Law, FDA Law, Gaming Law and Government Relations attorneys are deserving of this recognition. Our attorneys are well-known for their leadership and success serving clients in these highly specialized areas of law. We appreciate the support of other lawyers and clients who recommended us for this recognition."

"U.S. News & World Report is the world's leading publisher of institutional rankings based on both objective data and peer evaluations," said Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers. "We are combining this expertise with Best Lawyers' experience of providing rankings of individual lawyers based on peer reviews for almost three decades.

"By combining hard data with peer reviews, and client assessments, we believe that we are providing users with the most thorough, accurate, and helpful rankings of law firms ever developed."

Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise according to U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers.

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. For more information, visit: www.becker-poliakoff.com.

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