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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

8 Noteworthy Legal Tech Job Moves for November 2015

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : November 25, 2015

Legaltech News runs down the movements from legal technology movers and shakers.

Appeals Court Dumps Suit Challenging Discontinued Fulton E-Filing System

Greg Land : Daily Report : November 25, 2015

More than seven months after the State Court of Fulton County dropped its longtime e-filing vendor, File & Serve, in favor of a competitor, the Georgia Court of Appeals has shut down an effort to have the service fees File & Serve collected declared illegal.

OneSource Provides Insight for Law Firms

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : November 24, 2015

OneSource can provide legal teams with the business data to give lawyers adequate background information on an organization and its industry.

Chicago Law Partner Caught Tweeting From Federal Trial Apologizes

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : November 24, 2015

A committee of federal judges in Chicago will decide whether to punish a white-collar partner at Barnes & Thornburg who was caught tweeting photos from a criminal trial. In a written response filed with the court, Vincent "Trace" Schmeltz III admitted tweeting photos of evidence. Schmeltz "formally apologizes" and is "sincerely remorseful for his conduct," his lawyer at Sidley Austin wrote in the document.

25 Firms in Atlanta Achieve Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Ranking

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 24, 2015

Georgia Senators Haven't Backed Federal Judge Nominee Yet

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : November 24, 2015

Holland & Knight's New Pro Bono Clients? Other Lawyers

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : November 21, 2015

Holland & Knight is dedicating pro bono resources to defending Chicago lawyers who face disciplinary action—the first program of its kind for a big law firm.

Big Law Flirts With Office-Less Future

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : November 20, 2015

In Menlo Park, Orrick's Don Keller is overseeing a shift to an open floor plan with fewer private offices.

Judge: US Citizen Falsely Detained May Seek Limited Damages

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : November 20, 2015

Although an American citizen was detained by immigration authorities for more than three years, Eastern District Judge Jack Weinstein found the man was only entitled to damages for 27 days of false imprisonment.

18-Unit Luxury Condo Set for Fort Lauderdale Beach

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : November 19, 2015

The $25 million Wave on Bayshore is set for Fort Lauderdale's North Beach Village.

CNN and Turner Broadcasting System Inc.: Technology

Lawrence Viele Davidson : Daily Report : November 19, 2015

Whether they are in the courtroom or the boardroom, attorneys deal with paper and documents. But the lawyers at CNN are spending a great deal of time dealing with small, remote-controlled aircraft with cameras.

Chicago Lawyer Who Tweeted Photos From Federal Trial to Face Judge

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : November 11, 2015

Vincent "Trace" Schmeltz III, a Barnes & Thornburg white-collar partner in Chicago, could face sanctions after he tweeted photos from a federal criminal trial. The tweets didn't go unnoticed. U.S. District Chief Judge Rubén Castillo has ordered Schmeltz, co-chairman of the firm's financial and regulatory litigation practice, to appear on Nov. 24 to explain why he shouldn't face sanctions for violating court rules.

Aderant Updates Aderant Expert 8.0 Service Pack

Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : November 10, 2015

Expense management software helps mid-size and large law firms improve cost control.

Dickinson Wright Debuts Health Care Venture, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 09, 2015

Detroit-based Dickinson Wright launches a health care affiliate; Duane Morris hires a diversity leader; Quinn Emanuel starts a class action practice in Australia; Sidley expands in Los Angeles; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Akerman Revenue Grows by 4 Percent, Profit by 8 Percent

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : November 05, 2015

Miami-based Akerman reports growth in revenue and profits in the year ended Oct. 31.

South Florida Lawsuit Filed in El Faro Sinking

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : November 03, 2015

A Fort Lauderdale attorney files South Florida's first lawsuit against the owner of El Faro, whose 33 crew members died when the ship sank in Hurricane Joaquin.

Avila Rodriguez Team Advises on $947M City National Bank Purchase

Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : November 03, 2015

Chris Avila, Alcides Avila and Javier Alvarez joined with Asnardo Garro in representing Banco de Credito e Inversiones in its $947 million acquisition of Miami-based City National Bank of Florida.


: New York Law Journal : November 02, 2015

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "The Next Big Thing: 'Internet of Things' Litigation and Regulatory Risk," "'Lexmark' Redefines the False Advertising Landscape," "U.S. Supreme Court to Address Class Action Standing in Upcoming Term" and "Determining the 'Fair Value' of Shares of Closely Held Corporations."

Big Deals

: The American Lawyer : November 02, 2015

Business Accelerator NextLaw Labs Adds Flaherty to Advisory Board

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : November 02, 2015

Flaherty is the founder of legal technology consultancy Procertas and the creator and pioneer of the Legal Technology Assessment.

Managing Partners Overwhelmingly Optimistic About Future

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : October 30, 2015

Florida managing partners see nothing but sunny skies these days, but they're prepared for challenges in the future, based on the Daily Business Review's annual managing partners survey.

Not Speed Dating: Firms with New Shingles Looking to Mingle

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : October 30, 2015

Law firms in Miami and elsewhere are opening outposts at business incubators and medical office parks to reach out to a new, burgeoning clientele and just maybe, snagging the next Google or Apple as clients.

Corrected: Leaders Urge Women to Be 'Flexible and Organic' to Succeed

Mary Welch : Daily Report : October 29, 2015

Leading lawyers repeated the words "flexible" and "organic" in describing how women can balance the business of a law firm—with strict billable hour requirements and serving clients—and their personal lives.

Marketplace: Social Media Agency Expands With Hudson Yards Lease

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : October 28, 2015

VaynerMedia is optimizing its reach by expanding the size of its Manhattan headquarters by nearly 20,000 square feet with a new lease at 10 Hudson Yards. Also, Thor Equities has acquired a 257,000-square-foot, mixed-use property at 180 Livingston St. in Brooklyn for $136 million.

United Way Appeals to Legal Community

: Daily Business Review : October 23, 2015

John Sumberg of Bilzin Sumberg writes about United Way being supported by 34 law firms and nearly 500 Miami lawyers.

Panel Urges Going Back to Frye Standard for Expert Testimony

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : October 20, 2015

A major battle is brewing between supporters and opponents of a stricter standard for expert testimony in Florida state courts.

Republican Lawyers Urge U.S. Senators to Back Lopez Nomination

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : October 19, 2015

Republican lawyers who have served in high positions in Georgia government and the state GOP have asked Georgia's U.S. senators to support the confirmation of a DeKalb County State Court judge to the federal bench in Atlanta.

After Shuffling Homes, Legal Aid Group Needs More Money

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : October 19, 2015

The Miami office of Lawyers for Children America, which advocates for foster children, needs help to overcome a $45,000 funding shortfall.

Crowell Nabs a DJ but Loses a Lindh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : October 18, 2015

Crowell & Moring picks up a former disc jockey to head its London corporate group, while another controversial partner departs; Cahill Gordon & Reindel hires from Credit Suisse; Orrick adds in Germany; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Tagliaferri v. Szulik

: New York Law Journal : October 16, 2015

Defamation, IIED Claims Dismissed; Statements Made at Sentencing Hearing Were Privileged