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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 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, 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

Where Have All the K&L Gates Partners Gone?

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 05, 2015

Large law firms have been quietly trimming partners, and many of those attorneys are not able to find new or similar positions given the premium placed on books of business, consultants have repeatedly said in recent months.

Baker Donelson Expands Consumer Financial Litigation Group

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 04, 2015

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz has hired three lawyers in Atlanta for its consumer financial litigation and compliance group: Teresa Bailey, Teah Glenn Kirk and Craig Nazzaro. All three joined as of counsel.

Kirkland Makes Two Big Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 03, 2015

Kirkland & Ellis makes a pair of key additions in New York and London from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Lewis Brisbois expands again; one partner joins his fourth firm within a year; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Our 2011 Profile of Federal Judge Nominee

: Daily Report : July 31, 2015

Editor's note: For our 2011 "On the Rise" issue, recognizing up-and-coming lawyers under age 40, Meredith Hobbs wrote this profile of Dax Lopez, then a recently appointed DeKalb County State Court judge. On Thursday, he was nominated by President Barack Obama to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

DeKalb's Dax Lopez Tapped for Federal Judgeship

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : July 30, 2015

The White House has nominated DeKalb County State Court Judge Dax Lopez, a Republican, to fill the final open slot on the federal bench in the Northern District of Georgia.

K&L Gates Adds Two Amid Departure Wave, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

K&L Gates, which has watched more than 90 partners depart this year, saw another handful leave within the past week; Morrison & Foerster picks up an Asian litigation leader; O'Melveny & Myers adds one in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Special Report: Cuba

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : July 29, 2015

For more than a year, no bank was willing to become Cuba's official bank in the United States--until a small community bank based in Pompano Beach stepped up.

ABA Tackles Law School Debt

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : July 29, 2015

Law schools don't prepare graduates for the financial realities they'll face when their student loans come due, an American Bar Association task force has concluded after a year spent examining legal education costs. Next week, the House of Delegates will take up a proposal to fix that.

Digital Ubiquity and the Fourth Amendment

Richard Raysman and Peter Brown : Internet Law & Strategy : July 28, 2015

Digital devices now function as virtual warehouses of information, which has exacerbated the tension between effective policing and privacy rights.

Hot Spot: Law Firms Consolidate in the Middle East

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Is Dubai hotter than Abu Dhabi? Herbert Smith Freehills, Latham and Baker Botts think so.

Clients are Asking About Iran, But Lawyers Remain Cautious

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : July 24, 2015

Am Law 100 firms are receiving inquiries from clients about whether they can do business in Iran. Though the nuclear accord announced this month signals that some companies may soon have access to a new market, most lawyers are reserved in their expectations.

Holland & Knight, Ex-Partner Continue Battle Over Payments

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : July 24, 2015

After Holland & Knight moved to preserve its share of $500,000 in fees awarded to former partner Charles Gibbs in two trust and estate matters, Gibbs shot back with a claim that the firm still owes him more than $1 million in compensation.

Schiff Hardin and Steptoe Make Squire Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2015

Squire Patton Boggs sees more partners depart; two more lawyers peel away from O'Melveny & Myers; another IP litigator leaves Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

McDermott Partners With Spanish Firm for Foray Into Cuba

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2015

McDermott Will & Emery has become the latest Am Law 100 firm to target opportunities stemming from the renewal of U.S. diplomatic relations with Cuba, forging an alliance with Spanish firm Olleros Abogados to advise clients on Cuba-related matters from Madrid.

Review Honors Young Lawyers Who Are Rising Stars

Review staff : Daily Business Review : July 22, 2015

The Daily Business Review announces its 2015 class for Rising Stars—a selection of South Florida lawyers under the age of 40 who are making a difference in the community and will continue to do so in the future.

Fierce Lender Feud in Dune Energy Bankruptcy

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : July 20, 2015

Infighting among creditor groups recently erupted in connection with the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filed by Houston-based Dune Energy and its related affiliates.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 20, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Suit Against Airline Agent

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : July 17, 2015

An irate traveler who was arrested and lost her job after commenting about a bomb to a JetBlue Airways gate agent at John F. Kennedy International Airport has lost her lawsuit for defamation and false arrest.

Why Miami's House Nightclub is Picking a Fight With City of Miami

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : July 17, 2015

As if battles with financial backers, its landlord and neighbors weren't enough, the club is battling the city for the right to keep its doors open.

Dickstein Shapiro's Top Insurance Lawyer, 9 Others in LA to Leave Firm

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : July 17, 2015

Kirk Pasich, one of few rainmakers left at Dickstein Shapiro and a nationally known insurance litigator, will pull his practice group from the D.C.-based law firm, according to five people familiar with his plans. Pasich and nine other Dickstein lawyers will join Liner LLP, two of the people said.

Six Flags Fights $35M Verdict, Says Site of Attack Wasn't Its Responsibility

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : July 16, 2015

Six Flags Over Georgia's lawyers were at the Georgia Court of Appeals on Wednesday, hoping to persuade an appellate panel to toss the state's biggest verdict of 2013.

Holland & Knight Taps New Leader in Dallas

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : July 14, 2015

Corporate finance partner Scott Wallace is new executive partner in Holland & Knight's Dallas office.

Holland & Knight Team Guides Chinese Insurer on $230M Hotel Buy

Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : July 14, 2015

Fort Lauderdale attorneys Ying Geneve DuBois and Allison McCarthy advised on Sunshine Insurance Group's purchase of the luxury Baccarat Hotel from Starwood Capital Group.

D.C. Moves: Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : July 13, 2015

A roundup of Washington, D.C. lateral moves and promotions.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 13, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Former Virginia Governor's Public Corruption Conviction Upheld

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : July 10, 2015

Robert McDonnell, the former Virginia governor, "received a fair trial and was duly convicted by a jury of his fellow Virginians," a Fourth Circuit panel said on Friday. "We have no cause to undo what has been done."

Akin Gump Adds High-Powered Duo, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 08, 2015

The Beltway base of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld absorbs two veteran litigators; Hogan Lovells hires three Baker Botts litigators in Texas; McDermott and Pillsbury poach new partners; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Daily Report Announces 2015 'On the Rise' Class

Jonathan Ringel : Daily Report : July 07, 2015

The Daily Report is proud to announce our 2015 class for "On the Rise"—a selection of Georgia lawyers under the age of 40 who are making a difference in the community and will continue to do so in the future.

Newsmakers: Week of July 6

: Texas Lawyer : July 06, 2015

Kelly Franklin Bagnall has joined Holland & Knight as a partner in the firm's Dallas office. Her practice focuses on the hospitality industry.

Avila Rodriguez Team Guides SLS South Beach Acquisition

Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : June 30, 2015

Marco Ferri, Cassandra Alami, Maggie Barreto Tercilla and Erik Muelle represented GoldenPeaks Capital Real Estate as it made its first entry into the U.S. hospitality market with the $125 million purchase of SLS South Beach.