Professional Activities and Achievements
Mr. Poliakoff is AV rated (the highest level attainable) by Martindale-Hubbell®. He participates in many charitable organizations and community events. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Poliakoff was awarded an Alexander Fellowship where he clerked for Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Maryanne Trump Barry. Mr. Poliakoff also gained valuable experience as a freelance producer for NBC News and as an assistant producer at CNN in New York. Additionally, he also serves on the Ambassadors Board of Nova Southeastern University.
- 2009, 2010, 2011 Best Lawyers in America (Government Relations Law)
- 2009 South Florida’s Best Lawyers
- 2008 Florida Trends Legal Elite
- 2006 Florida Trends Legal Elite
- 2002 Leadership Hollywood 26
Publications and Speaking Engagements
Mr. Poliakoff routinely speaks on all matters of municipal government including The Florida Bar accredited course on Government in the Sunshine, Ethics, Procurement, and Honest Services Fraud. Mr. Poliakoff most recently served as a guest lecturer to Florida Atlantic University.
Benjamin Cardozo School of Law (J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif)
Syracuse University (B.S., magna cum laude)
State of Florida
State of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida