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Two Legal Eagles Partner Up

Two seasoned litigators—and deft dealmakers—launch the Government Law Group By the time attorneys Keith Poliakoff and Neil Schiller departed Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, they’d shared a 15-year friendship—and a goal to found a new firm, the Government Law Group. With Poliakoff based in Broward County, and Schiller in Palm Beach County, the partnership reflects […]

City of Boca Raton and Beach & Park District At Odds Again Over Ocean Breeze

Two weeks ago, it appeared that an era of good feeling finally had begun between the Boca Raton City Council and the board of the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District. It didn’t last. Last week, council members and City Manager Leif Ahnell said they came away from the April 26 joint meeting believing […]

Highland Beach Backs Out of Fire Contract, Wildflower Over Budget & More

Highland Beach wants out of the town’s fire-rescue contract with Delray Beach–perhaps as soon as next year. At last week’s meeting, the town commission voted unanimously to send Delray Beach a notice of withdrawal from the 10-year contract that runs until 2026. Each side must provide three years’ notice. Town Attorney Glen Torcivia, however, claimed […]

Wake Up Call: Foley Hoag Offers Unlimited D&I Hours Credit

In today’s column, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton got a slap-down from the Texas House over his spending on outside counsel; the SEC named a Paul, Weiss partner to be the agency’s enforcement head; a Minnesota law school dean wants to start a prison-to-law school pipeline. Leading off, Foley Hoag is offering unlimited billable hours […]