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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 AK, 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

Littler Picks Up Employment Litigator From Paul Hastings

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 01, 2015

Employment litigator Leslie Dent has left Paul Hastings for Littler. Dent, who chaired Paul Hastings' Atlanta employment law practice for a decade, had been at the firm since 1983, after earning a law degree from Northwestern University. She joined Littler as a shareholder.

Firms Scramble to Find Corporate, Real Estate Associates

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : August 31, 2015

Joe Sirven of Holland & Knight said a "perfect storm" has led to a shortage of midlevel associates for corporate and real estate groups.

Morning Wrap: Justices Rule Against Ky. Clerk in Gay Marriage Case | D.C. Judge OKs Moral Challenge to ACA

Mike Sacks : Legal Times : August 31, 2015

The justices rule against the Kentucky county clerk who stopped issuing marriage licenses in response to the high court's same-sex marriage decision. A federal judge in Washington tees up a new challenge to the Affordable Care Act. And the Ninth Circuit takes a look at the constitutionality of California's death penalty. But will the panel even get to the merits? This is a daily news roundup from ALM and other publications.

Developer Pleads No Contest in Fraud Targeting Subway Co-Founder

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : August 27, 2015

Delray Beach developer Anthony Pugliese pleads no contest to fraud conspiracy and grand theft for allegedly swindling Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca out of about $1.1 million.

Coral Gables, Others Oppose Lifting Solar Restrictions

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : August 25, 2015

Tallahassee lawyer Floyd Self, who grew up in Coral Gables, fears a large solar facility unregulated in the middle of residential housing.


: The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

Lateral moves, new arrivals and distinctions in this week's column.

Melos' Project Is Flashier But $95 Million Loan Is Still No Frills

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : August 21, 2015

Martin Melo said the Melo Group might not even need to tap into the $95 million loan to fund construction of Aria on the Bay.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : August 20, 2015

Six firms announce new additions, BuckleySandler announces a promotion to partner, and Portolano Cavallo has opened its first U.S. representative office in New York for clients looking to make Italian investments or to establish and operate businesses in Italy.

BAY Mediation Beefs Up Roster With Five New Picks

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 18, 2015

BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services has been on a summer hiring spree, adding five experienced Atlanta lawyers to its roster of neutrals: Tom Sampson and T. "Woody" Sampson II of Thomas Kennedy Sampson & Tompkins, T. Bart Gary of Freeman Mathis & Gary, C.G. "Sonny" Jester Jr. of Gleeds USA, and Chris Simon, who has a plaintiffs firm and is director of business development for CoCounselor.


: The National Law Journal : August 17, 2015

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

INADMISSIBLE: A Novel of Conflicting Loyalties at Court

: The National Law Journal : August 17, 2015

Kermit Roosevelt, the great-great-grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, has written a provocative new novel, "Allegiance." It recalls the World War II Supreme Court, when justices and clerks grappled with the cases that resulted in support for the U.S. exclusion policy toward Japanese-Americans. Plus more in this week's column.

Meet the D.C. Lawyers Representing Celebrity Chefs Sued by Trump

Happy Carlock : Legal Times : August 13, 2015

Defending lawsuits filed by one of the most outspoken 2016 presidential candidates against a pair of celebrity chefs, Washington lawyers Paul Kiernan and Deborah Baum look like they can take the heat.

Hot Spot: Law Firms Consolidate in the Middle East

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : August 12, 2015

Is Dubai hotter than Abu Dhabi? Herbert Smith Freehills, Latham and Baker Botts think so.

Sidley Austin on the Hunt in LA, Plus More Lateral Moves

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : August 11, 2015

Manatt loses another partner to Sidley in Los Angeles; Debevoise makes do with a pair of IP departures; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Appellate Lawyer From Holland & Knight Launches Firm

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 11, 2015

Lee Kynes has left Holland & Knight to start his own firm, Kynes Law, handling appellate matters and litigation support.

On the Move

: The Recorder : August 10, 2015

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

DBR to Honor 20 South Florida Women in Law

Review staff : Daily Business Review : August 10, 2015

The Daily Business Review will recognize the group of attorneys with notable achievements in law at an Oct. 14 luncheon in Miami.

Federal Judge Nominee's Role in Latino Group Draws Fire

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : August 07, 2015

A member of Georgia's Immigration Enforcement Review Board is publicly opposing the nomination of DeKalb County State Court Judge Dax Lopez to the federal bench in Atlanta because of his leadership in a state association of Latino elected officials.

Where Have All the K&L Gates Partners Gone?

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 05, 2015

Large law firms have been quietly trimming partners, and many of those attorneys are not able to find new or similar positions given the premium placed on books of business, consultants have repeatedly said in recent months.

Baker Donelson Expands Consumer Financial Litigation Group

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 04, 2015

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz has hired three lawyers in Atlanta for its consumer financial litigation and compliance group: Teresa Bailey, Teah Glenn Kirk and Craig Nazzaro. All three joined as of counsel.

Kirkland Makes Two Big Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Kirkland & Ellis makes a pair of key additions in New York and London from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Lewis Brisbois expands again; one partner joins his fourth firm within a year; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Our 2011 Profile of Federal Judge Nominee

: Daily Report : July 31, 2015

Editor's note: For our 2011 "On the Rise" issue, recognizing up-and-coming lawyers under age 40, Meredith Hobbs wrote this profile of Dax Lopez, then a recently appointed DeKalb County State Court judge. On Thursday, he was nominated by President Barack Obama to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

DeKalb's Dax Lopez Tapped for Federal Judgeship

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : July 30, 2015

The White House has nominated DeKalb County State Court Judge Dax Lopez, a Republican, to fill the final open slot on the federal bench in the Northern District of Georgia.

K&L Gates Adds Two Amid Departure Wave, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 29, 2015

K&L Gates, which has watched more than 90 partners depart this year, saw another handful leave within the past week; Morrison & Foerster picks up an Asian litigation leader; O'Melveny & Myers adds one in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Special Report: Cuba

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : July 29, 2015

For more than a year, no bank was willing to become Cuba's official bank in the United States--until a small community bank based in Pompano Beach stepped up.

ABA Tackles Law School Debt

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : July 29, 2015

Law schools don't prepare graduates for the financial realities they'll face when their student loans come due, an American Bar Association task force has concluded after a year spent examining legal education costs. Next week, the House of Delegates will take up a proposal to fix that.

Digital Ubiquity and the Fourth Amendment

Richard Raysman and Peter Brown : Internet Law & Strategy : July 28, 2015

Digital devices now function as virtual warehouses of information, which has exacerbated the tension between effective policing and privacy rights.

Clients are Asking About Iran, But Lawyers Remain Cautious

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : July 24, 2015

Am Law 100 firms are receiving inquiries from clients about whether they can do business in Iran. Though the nuclear accord announced this month signals that some companies may soon have access to a new market, most lawyers are reserved in their expectations.

Holland & Knight, Ex-Partner Continue Battle Over Payments

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : July 24, 2015

After Holland & Knight moved to preserve its share of $500,000 in fees awarded to former partner Charles Gibbs in two trust and estate matters, Gibbs shot back with a claim that the firm still owes him more than $1 million in compensation.

Schiff Hardin and Steptoe Make Squire Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2015

Squire Patton Boggs sees more partners depart; two more lawyers peel away from O'Melveny & Myers; another IP litigator leaves Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.