Law firm establishes presence at Tampa cowork space

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TAMPA, FL, June 11, 2013 – Becker & Poliakoff, a multi-practice business law firm with more than 155 attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals in 18 domestic and international offices, has established a presence as a member of CoWork Tampa to help support the legal and business needs of entrepreneurs, and offer training and counsel to its fellow members.


CoWork Tampa has been providing work space for entrepreneurs and founders in the Tampa Bay Area since 2012, when it established facilities in the old Garcia & Vega Cigar Factory at 3104 North America Avenue in Tampa.  By offering its members and residents access to technology, conference rooms, full kitchen and meeting facilities, together with marketing support and an inspirational and innovative work environment, CoWork Tampa has created one of the Tampa Bay Area’s finest co-working facilities.


“We are pleased to add Becker & Poliakoff to our team,” said Chris Arnoldi, founder of CoWork Tampa. “Our members have diverse backgrounds and skill sets and they share connections, experiences, and advice in an innovative and collaborative environment. Everyone benefits from the camaraderie, collective expertise, and experiences of the eclectic mix of companies and professionals that occupy our space.”


Michael De Biase, an attorney at Becker & Poliakoff, noted “Our attorneys regularly assist start-up and developing businesses with their corporate governance, financing and other critical needs.  This experience is a natural fit with the vibrant and growing Tampa technology and start-up sector. As a part of CoWork Tampa’s vision, we plan to offer training on legal subjects such as investor relations, private equity, strategic mergers, and governance as well as advice on protecting intellectual property and other assets.”


Becker & Poliakoff operates 12 offices in the state of Florida. In Tampa Bay, the office is located at Park Place, 311 Park Place Boulevard, Suite 250, Clearwater 33759. The telephone number is (727) 712-4000.

About Becker & Poliakoff

Becker & Poliakoff is a diverse commercial law firm with more than 155 attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals in 18 domestic and international offices. Celebrating its fortieth (40th) year of serving clients, the firm has eight primary areas of practice: Real Estate, Construction Law & Litigation, Community Association, Customs & International Trade, Business Litigation, Corporate & Securities, Government Law & Lobbying, and the Intellectual Property & Emerging Technologies practice. For more about the firm, visit: or to access forums on the latest ideas and opinions on legal matters hosted by Becker & Poliakoff attorneys.