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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

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.

Two Top Prosecutors Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 07, 2015

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr and Morrison & Foerster tap the U.S. Department of Justice for two notable hires; Kramer Levin adds a life sciences practice head; Nixon Peabody nabs a Jones Day band leader and other moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

White-Collar Crime

: New York Law Journal : April 06, 2015

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by : "A New Focus On Victims' Rights in FCPA Restitution Cases," "Trade Secret Theft and the Rise of the Private Right of Action," "The Evolving Use of SEC Waivers to Extract Settlement Conditions'" and "Silver and Menendez: How Strong Are the Government's Cases?"

HistoryMiami Recognizes 7 Legal Legends

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : April 02, 2015

Meet HistoryMiami's 2015 Legal Legends: Stuart Grossman, Marilyn Holifield, Judge Cindy Lederman, Robert Parks, the late Judge Robert Shevin, the late Frank Shutts and Jose "Pepe" Villalobos.

On the Road Again

: Corporate Counsel : April 01, 2015

A peripatetic general counsel lands in the driver's seat at Hertz; and other Moves.

Audit Spotlights Dispute in Homebuilder Shoma's Family

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : March 30, 2015

The Internal Revenue Service audit wound up in Tax Court to resolve a nasty family dispute involving Doral-based Shoma Development Corp.

Kirkland Taps New Tax Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Kirkland & Ellis loses two and hires one from Skadden; Wilmer expands in Denver; Winston & Strawn hires two more from Pillsbury and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

'Defendant's Motion is Off Point in all Respects.' Holland & Knight Lawyers Fire Back in Sanctions Request Fight

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : March 26, 2015

Holland & Knight is strenuously fighting a request for sanctions in an online trademark infringement case it filed in Jacksonville.

Holland & Knight Hires Real Estate Laterals in Dallas

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : March 23, 2015

Five real estate and finance lawyers have joined Holland & Knight's Dallas office, boosting that office to 36 lawyers.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : March 23, 2015

Lateral moves at D.C. firms.

Lewis Brisbois Lands in Wichita, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 20, 2015

Kutak Rock loses eight of its nine lawyers in Wichita to growing Am Law 200 firm Lewis Brisbois; Cahill makes a rare partner hire; Kasowitz and Polsinelli partners take entrepreneurial turns; musical chairs at McDermott; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

King & Spalding Snags Pair of McDermott Litigators

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 20, 2015

Bobby Burchfield, a management committee member and head of the complex litigation group at McDermott Will & Emery, has left the firm with partner Matthew Leland for King & Spalding. Burchfield joins the firm nearly four years after the departure of former top litigator Paul Clement. His departure from McDermott comes on the heels of a pair of IP partners defecting for Paul Hastings and as McDermott seeks to ramp up its private client practice.

Amid Defections, McDermott Adds Practice Head, Eyeing Future Growth

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 19, 2015

Nearly four years to the day after McDermott Will & Emery took on the entire private client practice of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, the former has hired Holland & Knight's international private client practice leader Leigh-Alexandra Basha in Washington, D.C. The move comes as many Am Law 200 firms have reevaluated their private client and trusts and estates practices, and as McDermott braces for some other partner departures.

Deadline Dooms Malpractice Case Against Holland & Knight

Greg Land : Daily Report : March 19, 2015

A Fulton County judge has tossed out all the plaintiff's claims in a legal malpractice suit against Holland & Knight and former partner W. Reeder Glass, ruling that most of them were filed after the four-year statute of limitations had run and that the plaintiff had failed to protect his own interests.

Sold! Winning Bidder Offers $38M for Plantation's Fashion Mall

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : March 19, 2015

A bankruptcy auction leaves Boca Raton's Encore Housing Opportunity Fund as the winning bidder--with plans for a life-work-play redevelopment on the 33-acre site.

Black Legal Groups Say U.S. Magistrate Selection Process Lacks Diversity

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : March 18, 2015

Chief Judge Thomas Thrash Jr. called allegations that nominees were excluded because of their race “utterly false, preposterous and outrageous.”

Polsinelli Sets Up Shop in Raleigh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015

After raiding Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for five health care partners, fast-growing Polinselli will open an office in Raleigh; Gibson Dunn and Winston & Strawn add new practice leaders; the NSA's top lawyer returns to Mayer Brown; three former federal prosecutors flock to Robins Kaplan and Wilmer; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

And the Finalists for our Annual Top Dealmakers are...

Review staff : Daily Business Review : March 17, 2015

The Daily Business Review announced the finalists for its annual Top Dealmakers awards. Winners will be announced at a May 8 luncheon.

Holland & Knight Hires Real Estate Laterals in Dallas

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : March 16, 2015

Five real estate and finance lawyers have joined Holland & Knight's Dallas office, boosting that office to 36 lawyers.

Lawyer Dives Deep, Exploring Shipwrecks and Underwater Caves

Andy Peters : Daily Report : March 12, 2015

As a lawyer, Robert Highsmith plunges into legislative, administrative and regulatory law, but when he's off duty, he goes to even greater depths.

Nightclub Owner Says Landlord Made it Rain. That's Not a Good Thing in This Case

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : March 11, 2015

A Miami nightclub claims its landlord made it rain during the venue's opening night ... and not in a good way.

UGA Law Prof Beth Burch Honored With 'Young Scholars' Award

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : March 10, 2015

A University of Georgia law professor is one of only two being honored by the American Law Institute with a national award for early career legal scholars.

Two Texas Partners Leave Vinson, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 10, 2015

Sidley Austin and Katten Muchin Rosenman snag Vinson & Elkins partners in Houston; Honigman adds a former U.S. senator; K&L Gates bags eight lawyers in two cities; Mayer Brown and Chadbourne & Parke make additions in Mexico City; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Unusual Alliances Back Ex-Va. Governor in Corruption Appeal

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : March 10, 2015

Former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell's appeal has spurred some unusual alliances. John Ashcroft, attorney general under President George W. Bush, and Gregory Craig, who spent several years as counsel to President Barack Obama, found common ground in arguing that McDonnell was wrongfully convicted.