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Holland & Knight LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 1,009
  • Gross Revenues: $688,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $680,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,135,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 5

Holland & Knight is a Tampa-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Holland & Knight has 1009 attorneys and is the 23rd largest firm in the United States.  With $688,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 46th on The American Lawyer's 2015 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, NY, OR, RI, TX, VA and WA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 46 5 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 46 5 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

Newsmakers: Week of July 6

: Texas Lawyer : July 06, 2015

Kelly Franklin Bagnall has joined Holland & Knight as a partner in the firm's Dallas office. Her practice focuses on the hospitality industry.

Avila Rodriguez Team Guides SLS South Beach Acquisition

Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : June 30, 2015

Marco Ferri, Cassandra Alami, Maggie Barreto Tercilla and Erik Muelle represented GoldenPeaks Capital Real Estate as it made its first entry into the U.S. hospitality market with the $125 million purchase of SLS South Beach.

The Lawyers Take the Field in the FIFA Scandal

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : The American Lawyer : June 29, 2015

Who's playing offense and defense in the U.S. government's massive anticorruption suit against officials of the international soccer organization.

Doyle Sworn in as New Chief Judge of Court of Appeals

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : June 24, 2015

Making official a quick rise to the top leadership role at the Georgia Court of Appeals, Sara Doyle was sworn in as the court's chief judge on Wednesday.

Sidley Hires Again in LA, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 23, 2015

A month after opening a second office in Los Angeles, Sidley Austin raids Paul Hastings for a real estate pro; Proskauer Rose picks up a regional private equity head from Baker & McKenzie; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Holland & Knight Lawyers Reverse $50 Million Default

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : June 22, 2015

The intracacies of serving a lawsuit on a foreign government, in this case the Dominican Republic, tripped up Morgan & Morgan attorneys, a federal appeals court concluded.

Law Firms Increasingly Offer Practice Groups Related to Data Breaches

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : June 19, 2015

The new teams at Holland & Knight and Akerman can help companies minimize legal and technical risk for data breaches.

Herbert Smith Freehills Latest Big Firm to Close Mideast Outpost

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

The London-based legal giant became the latest Global 100 firm to consolidate its operations in the Middle East by announcing plans to close its Abu Dhabi office and relocate its five lawyers in the city to Dubai.

Freshfields' U.S. Hiring Spree Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

The Magic Circle firm snags a senior Simpson Thacher & Bartlett civil litigation partner in New York; Sheppard Mullin adds a three-lawyer IP team from Pillsbury; King & Spalding opens in Tokyo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Holland & Knight Team Guides Sellers in $240M Mixed-Use Deal

Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : June 16, 2015

William Bloom, Shawn Amuial, Brett Holland and Mercy Arce of Holland & Knight represented the owners of a Naples retail and office complex that was bought by Prudential.

4th DCA Rejects Arbitration of Rothstein Investor Claims

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : June 10, 2015

Trial is on for investors who lost $250 million in disbarred attorney Scott Rothstein's Ponzi scheme. They are suing Bank of America for allegedly being complicit in the fraud.

Furiously Fighting: Holland & Knight Wants $815,000 in Fees From Bankruptcy

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : June 10, 2015

Holland & Knight is trying to enforce a charging lien for unpaid bills in a Miami bankruptcy case.

Cuba Work Skyrockets

Carlos Harrison : Daily Business Review : June 09, 2015

Law firms are trumpeting their Cuba teams and hosting events to explore the island's risks and opportunities.

Deals and More Deals as Mexico Finally Opens

Susan Postlewaite : Daily Business Review : June 09, 2015

International and Mexican law firms are riding a wave of new deals as Mexico moves ahead with bold plans to open its national energy sector to foreign and private investment for the first time in 76 years.

REITs Open Up Mexico Markets

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : June 09, 2015

Just a few years ago, Mexico's real estate investors were in an exclusive club: wealthy, independent and private buyers who took their pick of the choice inventory and controlled the lion's share of the country's commercial properties. That's changed.

Experts Point to Hurdles in Mounting a Defense in FIFA

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : June 09, 2015

The case has set off speculation among legal observers about the ultimate shape of the litigation and who has the advantage—the prosecution or defense.

FBI Beefs up FCPA Teams

Kathleen Baydala Joyner : Daily Business Review : June 09, 2015

The Justice Department is adding to its enforcement arsenal by tripling the number of agents working on cases.

FIFA Taps Quinn Emanuel Amid Ongoing Corruption Probe, As Others Grab Key Roles

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : The Am Law Daily : June 04, 2015

William Burck, a former deputy counsel to President George W. Bush, is advising soccer's embattled world governing body on a massive corruption investigation initiated by the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI. Sidley Austin has also been called in to counsel CONCACAF, while Clifford Chance, Cleary Gottlieb and Holland & Knight are lining up for individual defendants.

Georgia Lawyers Honored for Civil Rights Contributions

Suzanne Monyak : Daily Report : June 04, 2015

The State Bar of Georgia and the Center for Civil and Human Rights on Wednesday honored 129 Georgia lawyers for their work on civil rights matters between 1960 and 1970.

Court Lecture Series to Feature Ballet GC

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : June 03, 2015

Randal Craft Jr., a partner at Holland & Knight and the general counsel for the New York City Ballet, will speak on "Dancing with the Law: Counsel, Choreography and Copyright" Thursday at the New York Court of Appeals' lecture series.

State Bar Leaders to Honor Lawyers Who Advanced Civil Rights

Katheryn Hayes Tucker : Daily Report : June 02, 2015

Leaders of the State Bar of Georgia will gather Wednesday to honor 120 lawyers and activists for their contributions to the civil rights movement.

Cuba's Risks or Rewards?

Carlos Harrison : Daily Business Review : June 02, 2015

Experts warn the foreign investors will be looking for a functional legal system and a willingness to take disputes to international arbitration before they will invest big dollars in Cuba.

Brawls With League Yield More Big Legal Bills for NFL Players

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 02, 2015

The National Football League Players Association filed its annual financial report with the U.S. Department of Labor, which shows that the powerful professional sports union has paid big money to lawyers from five leading Am Law 100 firms.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015

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

Hogan Lovells Hires on Three Continents, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 30, 2015

Three partners head to Hogan Loveless; Fried Frank raids Kirkland & Ellis in London; another Dickstein Shapiro partner departs; a Florida firm goes on a hiring spree; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Shutts & Bowen Rated Top Firm for Hispanic Lawyers

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : May 29, 2015

South Florida law firms dominate a list of the 25 best large and midsize law firms for Hispanic attorneys.

Doyle to Become Chief Judge at a Time of Big Changes, Challenges

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : May 29, 2015

When Sara Doyle ran for a seat on the Georgia Court of Appeals, she touted, among other things, her management skills.

Florida Bar Delegation Checking Out Opportunities in Cuba and DBR Reporter Julie Kay Will be There

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 26, 2015

A Florida Bar delegation of more than 30 lawyers heads to Cuba for a four-day trip to learn about investment opportunities and Cuba's legal system, as well as to do a little touring.

Reed Smith Adds Seven as Sports Pro Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 24, 2015

A seven-partner team will open a new Frankfurt office for Reed Smith, which saw a top sports lawyer head for greener fields; Foley Hoag brings on Massachusetts' former attorney general; Cravath hires from Crowell & Moring; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : May 18, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.