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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 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 $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, MN, 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

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.

Tedious Work, But H&K Teams Advises Interval's $350 Million Private Offering

Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : May 12, 2015

Nicole Maron, Tammy Knight and Laurie Green had to review contracts for 75 subsidiaries of South Miami-based Interval Leisure Group.

Litigation

: New York Law Journal : May 11, 2015

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Ambiguous Holding Leaves Common Interest Privilege Law Unstable," "Trends, Developments in DOJ Investigation of Foreign Banks," "Preparing Witnesses for Cross-Examination at Trial" and "Arbitration Offers a Superior Alternative to Juries."

Coincidental Construction and Mezzanine Loans Added Drama to Surf Club Financing

: Daily Business Review : May 11, 2015

Redevelopment of the 9-acre Surf Club into the Surf Club Four Seasons Private Residences put multiple parties at the negotiating table for a construction loan.

Attorney Leads H&K Team in Rare Hyatt Licensing Deal

: Daily Business Review : May 11, 2015

Tammy Knight led Holland & Knight lawyers in finalizing the purchase of Hyatt Hotels Corp.'s timeshares division and Hyatt's interest in a joint venture for a 131-unit vacation ownership property.

Baker & Hostetler Picks Up Two McKenna Corporate Partners

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 08, 2015

McKenna Long & Aldridge has lost two corporate partners, David Brown and Clayton Coley, to Baker & Hostetler.

Ruden McClosky Unsecured Creditors Getting 10.5 Cents on the Dollar

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 07, 2015

Four years after the bankruptcy filing of defunct Fort Lauderdale law firm Ruden McClosky, secured and unsecured creditors will start seeing payouts.

Cozen O'Connor Adds 10-Person State AGs Practice

Gina Passarella and Katelyn Polantz : The Legal Intelligencer : May 06, 2015

Cozen O'Connor has continued its expansion efforts this year with the addition of a 10-person state attorneys general practice from Dickstein Shapiro in Washington, D.C., and the firm's leadership said it isn't stopping there.

Nelson Mullins Starts REIT Practice With Baker Donelson Partner

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 06, 2015

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough has started a REIT practice by snagging a partner, Mike Rafter, from Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz.

Cozen Snags State AG Practice Leaders From Dickstein Shapiro

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : May 05, 2015

Cozen O'Connor has lured state attorneys general practice group leaders from Dickstein Shapiro, with eight attorneys and two advisers changing firms in Washington, Cozen said Tuesday.

McKenna Defections Mount Ahead of Merger, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Covington & Burling and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman pick up partners from McKenna Long & Aldridge as the latter prepares to merge with Dentons; Kirkland & Ellis and Mayer Brown make European antitrust hires; a Sidley Austin litigator flies solo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

A Company, and a GC, of Its Own

: Corporate Counsel : May 01, 2015

Two years after the split, News Corp. finally has its own general counsel; and other Moves.

Business Defense Firms Lead Growth in Florida Law Firms

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 01, 2015

Law firms specializing in insurance and other business defense work find a recipe for growth in Florida, climbing up the Review 100 chart of the 100 largest law firms in Florida by attorney headcount.

Holland & Knight Snags 2 Lawyers to Serve Atlanta's Growing Payments Sector

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 30, 2015

Holland & Knight continues its Atlanta hiring spree, adding its fourth partner this month, G. Roth Kehoe, and Robert Green as senior counsel, both from Hunton & Williams. The two corporate lawyers represent electronic payments processing companies, one of Atlanta's biggest but most invisible industries.

In Denying Sanctions Request, Judge Says Holland & Knight Didn't File Frivolous Suit

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : April 29, 2015

A Jacksonville federal judge has denied a motion for sanctions against Holland & Knight filed by attorneys who claimed the firm filed a frivolous lawsuit.

Arent Fox Adds Real Estate Team, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 28, 2015

Another batch of lawyers departs McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of its merger with Dentons; several Edwards Wildman Palmer legacy partners find new homes; Boies, Schiller & Flexner brings on a Justice Department veteran; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

IP Lawyer Rejoins Former K&Sers at Meunier Carlin

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 28, 2015

Intellectual property litigator John Harbin has left King & Spalding for local IP boutique Meunier Carlin & Curfman.

Akerman Joins Greenberg Traurig, Holland & Knight in AmLaw 100

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : April 27, 2015

Akerman is the third Florida law firm to land on the AmLaw 100 list of top law firms ranked by gross revenue, joining Greenberg Traurig and Holland & Knight.

McKenna Long Tax Chief Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 26, 2015

The head of McKenna Long & Aldridge's national tax group leaves ahead of a merger with global legal giant Dentons; Arnold & Porter and Cozen O'Connor both make bulk hires from smaller firms; a Jones Day bankruptcy baron returns; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

McKenna's Revenue, Profit Dive From Lawyer Losses in Year Before Dentons Merger

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 24, 2015

McKenna Long & Aldridge lost a lot of lawyers last year, which markedly reduced revenue and profit. The departures followed McKenna's last-minute decision in November 2013 not to merge with global megafirm Dentons—a deal that was revived and then approved earlier this month.

Half-Dozen K&L Gates Partners Decamp, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 21, 2015

K&L Gates sees six partners leave for four firms; some of Fried Frank's Asia lawyers find new homes; Jackson Lewis opens two new offices; Mayer Brown adds a practice leader; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

McDermott Loses International Arbitration Head to Mayer Brown

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2015

B. Ted Howes is the latest addition to Mayer Brown's international arbitration group, the firm announced Monday. Howes joins the firm in New York from McDermott Will & Emery, where he worked for nearly two decades.

Cleary Gottlieb, Allen & Overy Get Google's Antitrust Call

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 16, 2015

The two firms are divvying up the task of advising Google on antitrust claims leveled at the technology giant this week by the European Union.

Elisa D'Amico Named Attorney of the Year

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : April 14, 2015

K&L Gates partner Elisa D'Amico is named Attorney of the Year by the Daily Business Review, recognizing her work against revenge porn.

Legal Malpractice Claims Are Costing Firms Big Bucks

Randy Evans, Shari Klevens and Suzanne Y. Badawi : The Recorder : April 08, 2015

Juries don't like attorneys involved in conflicts of interest, so be sure systems are in place to prevent oversights from occurring.

Holland & Knight Picks Up Investment Fund Partner

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 07, 2015

Terry Davis has joined Holland & Knight as a partner from Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz and will co-chair the firm's investment management practice.