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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

No Cuban Embargo? No Problem

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : December 17, 2014

With an overnight thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations, legal experts were cautious Wednesday about visions of U.S. companies doing business in Cuba.

Lawyers See Business Opportunity in Obama's Cuba Opening

Andrew Ramonas and Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : December 17, 2014

The U.S. business community is largely divided on the benefits of rapprochement between the United States and Cuba, with industries including cigar retailers hesitant to embrace President Barack Obama's diplomatic opening.

Gibson Dunn, Kirkland Trade Blows; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Is UVA Rape Story Actionable?

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : December 11, 2014

As criticism of Rolling Stone mounts over the magazine's sensational story of sexual assault at the University of Virginia, a UVA associate dean, a student featured in the article and others associated with the controversy are lawyering up.

Big Law Still Makes Too Few Women Partners

Aric Press : The American Lawyer : December 10, 2014

Fewer than a third of new partners at Am Law 200 firms are women. It's time for fresh approaches.

Skadden Adds Top French Dealmaker, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 09, 2014

A leading French M&A lawyer heads to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Paris; King & Spalding brings back a former partner and sees its M&A cohead head to the NFL; Squire Patton Boggs makes it rain Down Under and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Baker & McKenzie, CABA Help Unaccompanied Minor Immigrants

: Daily Business Review : December 08, 2014

A pilot project recruits volunteer lawyers to represent unaccompanied minors flooding the Miami immigration court.

Wal-Mart, Midtown Developer Work Toward Compatibility

: Daily Business Review : December 08, 2014

Holland & Knight's Richard Perez helped negotiate a unique peace between retail giant Wal-Mart Stores and a Midtown Miami landowner.

Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy

: New York Law Journal : December 08, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Should an Estate Professional Be Paid for Defending Fees?," "Detroit's Municipal Bankruptcy: An Uncertain Solution," "'Fairfield Sentry' and the Second Circuit's Latest on Jurisdiction" and "The Need for Greater Transparency in Municipal Bankruptcies."

Firms Turn to Specialists to Boost Collections

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : December 08, 2014

As pressure mounts on law firms to boost revenue, several firms have upgraded procedures to get bills out faster and payments sooner, increasingly taking billing out of the hands of partners.

Tax Case Against Hialeah Mayor, Wife Fell Apart in Trial

: Daily Business Review : December 08, 2014

Miami attorney David Garvin says it was hard getting a handle on the unreported-income case against Robaina and Raiza Robaina.

Podhurst Team Entered NFL Fray After Personal Interaction

: Daily Business Review : December 08, 2014

Podhurst Orseck is one of a handful of plaintiff firms that developed the case and negotiated a $675 million deal.

Attorneys Reverse Rule Against Medicaid Coverage for Autism Treatment

: Daily Business Review : December 08, 2014

The legal victory gives children access to a behavioral treatment sought by parents.

Biopharma Vet Takes GC Role at Arrowhead Research

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : December 05, 2014

Arrowhead Research Corp. has appointed Patrick O'Brien as general counsel.

Head of White-Collar, Gov't Enforcement Group at Burns White Goes Solo

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 04, 2014

The head of Burns White's white-collar and government enforcement practice has left the firm and gone out on his own, taking with him a number of high-profile matters.

Anna Marie Hernandez Elected to Head CABA

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : December 03, 2014

The Holland & Knight attorney is elected president-elect of the Cuban American Bar Association.

CREC Brokers Arrange $19M Sale of Greater Miami Legal Services Headquarters

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : December 02, 2014

Peter Mekras and Andrew Remick of CREC arrange the sale of the headquarters of Legal Services of Greater Miami to a developer.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : December 01, 2014

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

Why Judge Won't Dismiss Lawsuit Against Florida Bar Over Advertising Rules

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : December 01, 2014

Three lawsuits have been filed against the Florida Bar in federal courts around the state challenging attorney advertising rules.

DLA Piper Nabs Ex-FDIC Chair, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 30, 2014

The world's second-largest firm by attorney head count adds two more former federal regulators to its ranks; American Apparel hires a Loeb & Loeb partner; Greenberg Traurig bags Edwards Wildman Palmer's Los Angeles partner-in-charge; Steptoe & Johnson snags an IP trio and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Big Year Coming for Mexico; Brazil Not So Much

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : November 28, 2014

Mexico is expected to be the big story for dealmakers in 2015, but lawyers and others are counting on business in Colombia, Peru, Guatemala, Panama and Chile, to name a few.

Legal Aid Agency Sells Miami Headquarters for Cash

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : November 26, 2014

Legal Services of Greater Miami is looking for a new home after selling its Biscayne Boulevard building last week for $19.2 million.

Holland & Knight, Sutherland Work Opposite Sides of Private Dorm Deal

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 26, 2014

Corporate Lawyers in High Demand

Susan Postlewaite : Global Lawyer News : November 21, 2014

Mexican corporate lawyers are in high demand as international law firms recruit attorneys and open offices to handle the expected work that will come from Mexico's opening of key economic sectors to foreign investment.

Global Energy Lawyers Eying Mexico

Susan Postlewaite : Global Lawyer News : November 21, 2014

Global energy lawyers have their sights set on Mexico in 2015, where historic energy reforms signed by that country's president are expected to create a huge investment opportunity for clients in energy and other sectors.

Latin American Company GC's Look to Local Experts for Work

Julie Kay : Global Lawyer News : November 21, 2014

Choosing attorneys for work in Latin America is one of the biggest challenges facing general counsel for corporations doing business in the sprawling region, which has been an area of monumental growth for global companies in recent years.

Is He the Next Florida Bar President?

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : November 19, 2014

West Palm Beach lawyer David Prather is vying to become the fourth straight Florida Bar president from South Florida.

Atlanta Firms Among Top Scorers in LGBT Friendliness Survey

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 19, 2014

Law firms again led the top scorers in this year's Corporate Equality Index rating by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Of Atlanta's six largest firms, four scored 100 percent and two scored 90 percent in the rating, which measures how supportive the nation's top law firms and corporations are of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

Sidley Austin Snags Houston Duo, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2014

Two Andrews Kurth partners peel off for Sidley Austin in Houston's hot lateral market; a handful of firms make big hires in London; Blank Rome adds a pair from Bingham McCutchen; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Two Solos Team Up to Handle Legal Malpractice and Plaintiffs Cases

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 18, 2014

Douglas Chandler and Bret Moore have joined forces to form Chandler & Moore Law, handling legal malpractice and personal injury cases.