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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

'Defendant's Motion is Off Point in all Respects.' Holland & Knight Fire Back in Sanctions Request Fight

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : March 26, 2015

Holland & Knight is strenuously fighting a request for sanctions in an online trademark infringement case it filed in Jacksonville.

Holland & Knight Hires Real Estate Laterals in Dallas

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : March 23, 2015

Five real estate and finance lawyers have joined Holland & Knight's Dallas office, boosting that office to 36 lawyers.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : March 23, 2015

Lateral moves at D.C. firms.

Lewis Brisbois Lands in Wichita, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 20, 2015

Kutak Rock loses eight of its nine lawyers in Wichita to growing Am Law 200 firm Lewis Brisbois; Cahill makes a rare partner hire; Kasowitz and Polsinelli partners take entrepreneurial turns; musical chairs at McDermott; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

King & Spalding Snags Pair of McDermott Litigators

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 20, 2015

Bobby Burchfield, a management committee member and head of the complex litigation group at McDermott Will & Emery, has left the firm with partner Matthew Leland for King & Spalding. Burchfield joins the firm nearly four years after the departure of former top litigator Paul Clement. His departure from McDermott comes on the heels of a pair of IP partners defecting for Paul Hastings and as McDermott seeks to ramp up its private client practice.

Amid Defections, McDermott Adds Practice Head, Eyeing Future Growth

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 19, 2015

Nearly four years to the day after McDermott Will & Emery took on the entire private client practice of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, the former has hired Holland & Knight's international private client practice leader Leigh-Alexandra Basha in Washington, D.C. The move comes as many Am Law 200 firms have reevaluated their private client and trusts and estates practices, and as McDermott braces for some other partner departures.

Deadline Dooms Malpractice Case Against Holland & Knight

Greg Land : Daily Report : March 19, 2015

A Fulton County judge has tossed out all the plaintiff's claims in a legal malpractice suit against Holland & Knight and former partner W. Reeder Glass, ruling that most of them were filed after the four-year statute of limitations had run and that the plaintiff had failed to protect his own interests.

Sold! Winning Bidder Offers $38M for Plantation's Fashion Mall

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : March 19, 2015

A bankruptcy auction leaves Boca Raton's Encore Housing Opportunity Fund as the winning bidder--with plans for a life-work-play redevelopment on the 33-acre site.

Black Legal Groups Say U.S. Magistrate Selection Process Lacks Diversity

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : March 18, 2015

Chief Judge Thomas Thrash Jr. called allegations that nominees were excluded because of their race “utterly false, preposterous and outrageous.”

Polsinelli Sets Up Shop in Raleigh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015

After raiding Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for five health care partners, fast-growing Polinselli will open an office in Raleigh; Gibson Dunn and Winston & Strawn add new practice leaders; the NSA's top lawyer returns to Mayer Brown; three former federal prosecutors flock to Robins Kaplan and Wilmer; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

And the Finalists for our Annual Top Dealmakers are...

Review staff : Daily Business Review : March 17, 2015

The Daily Business Review announced the finalists for its annual Top Dealmakers awards. Winners will be announced at a May 8 luncheon.

Holland & Knight Hires Real Estate Laterals in Dallas

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : March 16, 2015

Five real estate and finance lawyers have joined Holland & Knight's Dallas office, boosting that office to 36 lawyers.

Lawyer Dives Deep, Exploring Shipwrecks and Underwater Caves

Andy Peters : Daily Report : March 12, 2015

As a lawyer, Robert Highsmith plunges into legislative, administrative and regulatory law, but when he's off duty, he goes to even greater depths.

Nightclub Owner Says Landlord Made it Rain. That's Not a Good Thing in This Case

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : March 11, 2015

A Miami nightclub claims its landlord made it rain during the venue's opening night ... and not in a good way.

UGA Law Prof Beth Burch Honored With 'Young Scholars' Award

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : March 10, 2015

A University of Georgia law professor is one of only two being honored by the American Law Institute with a national award for early career legal scholars.

Two Texas Partners Leave Vinson, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 10, 2015

Sidley Austin and Katten Muchin Rosenman snag Vinson & Elkins partners in Houston; Honigman adds a former U.S. senator; K&L Gates bags eight lawyers in two cities; Mayer Brown and Chadbourne & Parke make additions in Mexico City; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Unusual Alliances Back Ex-Va. Governor in Corruption Appeal

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : March 10, 2015

Former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell's appeal has spurred some unusual alliances. John Ashcroft, attorney general under President George W. Bush, and Gregory Craig, who spent several years as counsel to President Barack Obama, found common ground in arguing that McDonnell was wrongfully convicted.

Littler Goes to Guatemala, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 08, 2015

Littler Mendelson's Swiss verein enters Guatemala, as the global labor and employment firm loses a six-lawyer team in Atlanta; Covington & Burling opens in Los Angeles; Paul Hastings' hiring spree extends to Brazil; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Why This Veteran Greenberg Attorney is Heading to H&K

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : March 06, 2015

Debbie Orshefsky, an institution at Greenberg Traurig and co-chair of its national land development practice, is leaving after 32 years to join Holland & Knight.

Was Bank of America Part of a Rothstein Cover-Up? Investors Think So

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : March 06, 2015

Victims of disbarred attorney Scott Rothstein accuse Bank of America of a cover-up.

Fried Frank and Paul Hastings Poach IP Heads, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 03, 2015

Patterson Belknap and Shearman & Sterling lose a pair of IP practice leaders; Cadwalader rebuilds in Houston; more Bingham McCutchen refugees find new homes; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

New Partners: White & Case

: Daily Business Review : March 02, 2015

New Partners 2015

: Daily Business Review : March 02, 2015

Movers

: The National Law Journal : March 02, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

New Partners: Hogan Lovells

: Daily Business Review : March 02, 2015

New Partners: GrayRobinson

: Daily Business Review : March 02, 2015

Here Are Ways to Head Off Legal Malpractice Lawsuits

Chauncey D. Cole IV : Daily Business Review : February 25, 2015

Due diligence and a well-drafted representation letter could head off legal malpractice lawsuits, writes attorney Chauncey D. Cole IV.

Justices Sink Fraud Case Against Fisherman

Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : February 25, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling against the federal prosecution of a Florida fisherman under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act was hailed Wednesday as a blow against overcriminalization and zealous federal prosecutions.

Holland & Knight Team Delivers More Credit to ION Networks

Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : February 24, 2015

The legal team added $150 million in loan proceeds, which pushes the West Palm Beach-based media company's credit facility to $865 million.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : February 23, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.