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Holland & Knight LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 956
  • Gross Revenues: $627,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $655,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,030,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 1

Holland & Knight is a Tampa-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Holland & Knight has 956 attorneys and is the 27th largest firm in the United States.  With $627,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 51st on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Holland & Knight ranked as the 60th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NY, OR, RI, TX, VA and WA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 51 1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 51 1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 27 0 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 39 -4 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 47 0 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 78 16 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 33 23 Summer programs

In the News

Legal Aid Agency Sells Miami Headquarters for Cash

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : November 26, 2014

Legal Services of Greater Miami is looking for a new home after selling its Biscayne Boulevard building last week for $19.2 million.

Holland & Knight, Sutherland Work Opposite Sides of Private Dorm Deal

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 26, 2014

Corporate Lawyers in High Demand

Susan Postlewaite : Global Lawyer News : November 21, 2014

Mexican corporate lawyers are in high demand as international law firms recruit attorneys and open offices to handle the expected work that will come from Mexico's opening of key economic sectors to foreign investment.

Global Energy Lawyers Eying Mexico

Susan Postlewaite : Global Lawyer News : November 21, 2014

Global energy lawyers have their sights set on Mexico in 2015, where historic energy reforms signed by that country's president are expected to create a huge investment opportunity for clients in energy and other sectors.

Latin American Company GC's Look to Local Experts for Work

Julie Kay : Global Lawyer News : November 21, 2014

Choosing attorneys for work in Latin America is one of the biggest challenges facing general counsel for corporations doing business in the sprawling region, which has been an area of monumental growth for global companies in recent years.

Is He the Next Florida Bar President?

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : November 19, 2014

West Palm Beach lawyer David Prather is vying to become the fourth straight Florida Bar president from South Florida.

Atlanta Firms Among Top Scorers in LGBT Friendliness Survey

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 19, 2014

Law firms again led the top scorers in this year's Corporate Equality Index rating by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Of Atlanta's six largest firms, four scored 100 percent and two scored 90 percent in the rating, which measures how supportive the nation's top law firms and corporations are of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

Sidley Austin Snags Houston Duo, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2014

Two Andrews Kurth partners peel off for Sidley Austin in Houston's hot lateral market; a handful of firms make big hires in London; Blank Rome adds a pair from Bingham McCutchen; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Two Solos Team Up to Handle Legal Malpractice and Plaintiffs Cases

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 18, 2014

Douglas Chandler and Bret Moore have joined forces to form Chandler & Moore Law, handling legal malpractice and personal injury cases.


: The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Federal Panel Says Cruise Lines Can Be Sued for Medical Malpractice

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : November 13, 2014

A groundbreaking decision by the Atlanta-based federal appeals court will allow cruise ship companies to be sued for medical malpractice.

Wiley Rein Mum on Any Lobby Shop Acquisition

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : November 13, 2014

Is Wiley Rein in talks to acquire a portion of the lobby shop McBee Strategic? Jim Slattery of Wiley Rein declined to comment on the possibility of the acquisition. “In the next year we're going to be making a series of strategic hires,” Slattery told the NLJ.

Defense to Disclose Boston Marathon Bombing Witnesses

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : November 12, 2014

A federal judge has ordered accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers to identify their witnesses a week before the trial, despite their protests that they're “struggling” to get any witnesses on board.

Third DCA Overturns $2.5 Million Verdict for Cruise Ship Worker

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : November 10, 2014

The Third District Court of Appeal reversed a $2.5 million verdict against Celebrity Cruises, saying a sanctions order striking its pleadings was wrongly issued.

Am Law Trio Guzzles $1.25 Billion Beverage Deal

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : November 07, 2014

Drinker Biddle, Paul Weiss and Paul Hastings advised on Canadian beverage maker Cott Corp.'s acquisition of DSS Group Inc., the parent company of direct-to-consumer water and coffee services provider DS Services of America Inc.

Senate Power Switch Could Revive Michael Boggs' Judicial Confirmation

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : November 06, 2014

The Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate this week might give new life to the stalled nomination of Michael Boggs, the Georgia Court of Appeals judge tapped for the U.S. District Court in Atlanta.

Feds Were "Outlawyered" in UBS Case, Experts Say

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : November 04, 2014

The acquittal of UBS executive Raoul Weil in Fort Lauderdale bodes well for executives charged with crimes of underlings.

Dentons Grows in New Jersey and Africa, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 04, 2014

One of the world's largest firms expands in the Garden State and Casablanca; Katten Muchin Rosenman adds a former Dealmaker of the Year; Norton Rose Fulbright gets into cybersecurity; Willkie Farr & Gallagher goes to Houston and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

White & Case Adds Two Miami Partners From H&K

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : November 03, 2014

Holland & Knight partners Daniel Fridman and Michael Garcia have jumped ship to White & Case, where they will work out of the firm's Miami office on white-collar matters.

Digital Domain Flop: Judge Orders Return of $18 Million in State Money

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : November 03, 2014

The state of Florida can expect to recover at least $18 million from a special effects company that collapsed in what the state claims was a fraud.

Investors Hoping for Progress in Brazil, Miami Lawyers Say

Lucy Conger, Special to the Review : Daily Business Review : November 03, 2014

Financial markets are hoping that Brazil's president supports market-friendly policies in her next term.

Post-Enron Law Snags Fisherman

Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : November 03, 2014

Supreme Court to consider whether case represents 'overcriminalization.'

For What it's Worth

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : November 01, 2014

Should in-house counsel earn fees when they try cases for companies?

Steptoe Duo Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 01, 2014

A Steptoe & Johnson crisis manager joins a spin shop, while a former special counsel quietly departs; Kirkland adds another Skadden partner; King & Spalding brings on Bobby Jindal's brother; Baker & Hostetler bags three across the country; a Bingham IP star departs; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Managing Partners Survey 2014: Optimistic Law Firms Have Expansion Mindset

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : October 31, 2014

South Florida managing partners are expressing unprecedented optimism about the future of the legal industry, a clear sign the economic recovery is in full swing.

Confused about Eb-5? Get The Facts Straight From Our Panel of Experts

: Daily Business Review : October 30, 2014

City of Miami's Managing Director of the Office of International Business Development Panelist at South Florida Commercial Real Estate Lending Conference Oct. 31 in Miami.

DLA Piper, Proskauer, S&C in Big Lights as NBA Season Begins

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 29, 2014

As the 2014-15 National Basketball season tips off this week, several Am Law 100 firms are getting in on some off-the-court legal action. DLA Piper has been retained to advise on a sale of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, Sullivan & Cromwell is counseling the owner of the New York Knicks on a potential split of his company's operations and Proskauer Rose its representing the league itself on a landmark deal in Brazil. The NBA players union also filed its annual operating report, which details legal fees paid to Paul Weiss, Orrick, Steptoe, Weil and Winston & Strawn.

Patton Boggs Hid Client Payments from Court, Trustee Says

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 29, 2014

A bank in bankruptcy proceedings paid Patton Boggs nearly $575,000 that the firm never disclosed, a trustee said in a court filing Tuesday that asks for repayment. Patton Boggs was required to tell the court what it had charged and earned from the bank in the year before the bankruptcy.

Who in Big Law Cut Checks for the Midterms?

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 28, 2014

The NLJ looks at how the legal industry supports certain interests and people, and where lobbying horsepower could focus in the coming years. In this report, we've highlighted midterm election contributions to three powerful members of Congress.

Holland & Knight Attorneys Named Most Effective Lawyer Finalists in Lobbying, See Who Else Is

Review staff : Daily Business Review : October 28, 2014

The South Florida lawyers will be honored at an event Dec. 5 at the JW Marriott Miami at 1109 Brickell Ave. in Miami.