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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 2014 Global 100 survey, Holland & Knight ranked as the 54th 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

Greenberg Traurig Keeps Growing, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 07, 2016

Greenberg Traurig shuffles its litigation ranks amid plans for global growth; another Kenyon & Kenyon partner departs; Bass Berry and Lewis Brisbois absorb small firms; Holland & Knight hires an ex-governor; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Greenberg Traurig-BLP Merger Would Extend Growth Mode

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : February 05, 2016

The news that Greenberg Traurig is in merger talks with British law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner extends the firm's long-term practice of growth through firm and practice group acquisitions.

Troutman Sanders Posts 'Eye-Popping' Year

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : February 04, 2016

Troutman Sanders had a blockbuster year in 2015, reporting $468.5 million in revenue, up 11 percent, and net income of $180.8 million, up 14 percent. Profit per equity partner jumped from $805,000 to $970,000—after a $55,000 increase in 2014.

Oklahoma Former Gov. Keating Takes on Part-Time Firm Role in Washington

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : February 04, 2016

Holland & Knight's newest hire brings a well-known politician to its Washington office. But don't think he'll give up his Oklahoma farm. Former Gov. Frank Keating, a Republican who served two terms in Oklahoma from 1995 to 2003, left his post as president and chief executive officer of the American Bankers Association in January. He is now a partner in Holland & Knight's Washington and Northern Virginia offices, the firm announced Thursday.

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: McDermott Sees Modest Revenue Decline

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : February 04, 2016

After four years of rising revenue, McDermott Will & Emery saw its gross revenue slip in 2015, while profits rose 3.3 percent for the firm's somewhat diminished equity partnership.

Clouds, Start-Ups, Privacy Issues and Blockchains: Is This the Future of Legal Tech?

Ricci Dipshan : Legaltech News : February 04, 2016

A Legaltech New York Panel discussed what the future tech is on the horizon for the legal industry—and what complex issues are likely to remain unsolved.

Greenberg Traurig In Tie-Up Talks With Major British Firm

Brian Baxter and Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : February 03, 2016

Greenberg Traurig, an Am Law 100 firm with Miami roots known for its spectacular growth, confirmed Wednesday that it is in preliminary discussions about a potential union with U.K. firm Berwin Leighton Paisner.

Three Practice Leaders Leave DLA Piper, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 03, 2016

DLA Piper loses three practice leaders but merges in Europe; another Dickstein Shapiro partner departs; Jones Day opens in Brisbane; Orrick unveils its Houston hires; Quinn Emanuel adds an Israel expert; and other moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Holland & Knight Hires in Connecticut, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Christine Simmons : The Am Law Daily : February 01, 2016

The latest Dickstein Shapiro defectors are hired by Holland & Knight; Jones Day adds an IP trio; Kirkland & Ellis recruits a senior SEC official; Latham & Watkins lands a high-profile lateral in Germany; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Global Firm Moves Into Conn. to Focus on Equity Funds, Corporate Law

MICHELLE TUCCITTO SULLO : The Connecticut Law Tribune : February 01, 2016

Connecticut's large cluster of private equity funds has attracted the global law firm of Holland & Knight, which has opened a Stamford office which will initially be staffed by a group of Connecticut-based lawyers who had been working at Dickstein Shapiro.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : February 01, 2016

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

Morning Wrap: Thomas' Silence | Judge Faces Civil Rights Charge | Super Bowl = Super Bust for Lawyers

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : February 01, 2016

A round up of news from ALM affiliated publications and around the web: Justice Clarence Thomas' silence on the bench, a Maryland judge charged with civil rights violation and more Dickstein Shapiro departures.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 29, 2016

Shearman & Sterling, Willkie Farr, King & Spalding and Simpson Thacher are among the firms announcing new hires and promotions.

Dickstein Shapiro's Connecticut Office Moves to Holland & Knight

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 29, 2016

Dickstein Shapiro's nine-partner corporate group based in Stamford, Connecticut, has left the firm for Holland & Knight. The move founds Holland & Knight's 25th office. The latest departures—12 lawyers in total—are part of an avalanche of outgoing laterals this year for Dickstein Shapiro, which has held on through years of defections and erratic financial results.

Francis 'Tim' Murphy, Longtime Presiding Justice, Dies at 89

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 29, 2016

Francis "Tim" Murphy, who was the presiding justice in the Appellate Division, First Department, from 1977 to 1997, died Wednesday after a short illness.

Attorneys See Wider Prospects for Cuba Trade

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : January 28, 2016

Changes to U.S. regulations on exports to Cuba will improve competition, but compliance may keep some banks from offering financing, attorneys say.

Attorneys Reach First Settlement in El Faro Sinking

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : January 27, 2016

South Florida lawyers helped negotiate a more than $5 million settlement with the owners of El Faro, the ship that sank in October during Hurricane Joaquin.

With Litigation Lateral, Kirkland Makes a Play in Houston

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : January 27, 2016

Kirkland & Ellis is stepping up its litigation practice in Houston with the addition of lateral partner Anna Rotman from top trial boutique Yetter Coleman.

Wariness in US About Cuba's Mariel Development Zone

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : January 26, 2016

U.S. companies are showing interest in the incentives offered by Cuba for businesses interested in opening at the Port of Mariel, but business climate concerns are still in play.

The Asian Lawyer Announces Finalists for Asia Legal Awards 2016

The Asian Lawyer : The Asian Lawyer : January 25, 2016

For our third annual Asia Legal Awards, we have selected a short list of 27 categories of deals and matters from the region's leading firms and practitioners. Winners will be announced on Feb. 23 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : January 25, 2016

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

While Blizzard Bears Down on Washington, Lawyers Forge On

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 22, 2016

Several large Washington law offices closed early Friday, around noon or 1 p.m., and encouraged staff members to stay off the roads in anticipation of a city-crippling blizzard. But many lawyers had different plans in mind. A true "snow day" may be out of the question when you've got hours to bill. "There's a lot going on. It doesn't stop because of the snow," Steptoe & Johnson LLP chairman Phil West said.

For Lobbyists, a Busy Congress Means a Boom Year, But Squire Patton Sees Revenue Drop

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 21, 2016

The lobbying numbers are in, and the fears of Squire Patton Boggs are confirmed. Although every other law firm lobbying group among the largest in Washington saw their revenues rise in 2015, the legacy firm of the late Thomas Hale Boggs Jr. did not. Its year-end total dropped 20 percent. Squire Patton Boggs—whose Washington lobbying department has faced dozens of departures since 2013—is now the third-largest lobbying organization in Washington, behind Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck.

Lopez, Supporters and Detractors React to His Huge Nomination Blow

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : January 21, 2016

A DeKalb County judge whose nomination to the federal bench was dealt a likely fatal blow by U.S. Sen. David Perdue this week said "divisive politics" had stripped him of a Senate confirmation hearing.

Greenberg Traurig Goes Beyond Rudy, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2016

Besides allying with Rudy Giuliani in an election year, Greenberg Traurig has hired several other notable partners this month; Orrick opens in Houston; Paul Weiss litigators start their own boutique; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Natural Cycle: Foreclosure Law Firms Pulling Back

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 19, 2016

As foreclosure work has dried up, lawyers on both sides of cases have watched their business plummet. Some courts have dismantled their foreclosure divisions.

Milbank, Katten Lose Practice Leaders, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 18, 2016

Holland & Knight and Sidley Austin hire from Katten Muchin Rosenman and Milbank; a Skadden lawyer returns to public service; Allen & Overy hires in New York; King & Spalding takes two from Jones Day; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Four South Florida Lawyers, Firm Honored for Pro Bono Service

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : January 14, 2016

South Florida attorneys Lyndall Lambert, Jason Lazarus, Russell Miller-Thompson and Elisa D'Amico will receive Florida Bar pro bono awards, along with the Duane Morris firm.

Civil Actions

: The National Law Journal : January 11, 2016

Cases recently filed in the Washington-area district courts.

Republicans, Democrats Urge Justices to Take Ex-Va. Gov.'s Case

Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : January 11, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court did not act on former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell's appeal of corruption charges on Monday—yet another sign that the justices are seriously considering his case.