J-School Grad Followed His Father's Footsteps Into Municipal Law

Nov 14, 2016

Keith Poliakoff was interviewed by Daily Business Review. The following is an excerpt from the original article, which outlines Poliakoff's history and influence in law:

Before Keith Poliakoff went to law school, he was interviewing Tom Hanks. Poliakoff landed a stint in CNN's newsroom right out of journalism school, where he interviewed celebrity guests before they appeared on "Larry King Live." While it was thrilling to interview Mike Tyson after his release from prison, Poliakoff — a native Floridian — quickly found his way back to Miami.

Poliakoff landed a spot on WTVJ-TV's South Florida investigative team, a role that routinely got his news team thrown out of establishments they were investigating.

His interest in law grew from a simple question: "Legally, do we as journalists, have the right to be in certain locations?"

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Keith Poliakoff is a partner in the Fort Lauderdale office of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lefr LLP and co-chair of the firm’s Government Relations Practice Group. As a well-known and respected attorney in Broward County, he has considerable experience with all aspects of Florida governmental entities.