Miami Beach City Commissioner Michael Gongora is considering resigning from Becker & Poliakoff in the wake of a controversial ethics ruling that members of his law firm are not allowed to represent clients before any city bodies because of his position. This type of situation is not uncommon at large law firms, which often have their lawyers serving as elected members of city and county commissions or as appointed members of city and county boards and committees. It's also come up for smaller law firms.
Ethics Ruling May Squeeze Out Becker & Poliakoff Attorney
Daily Business Review
April 25, 2007
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