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Holland & Knight LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 1,044
  • Gross Revenues: $744,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $710,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,250,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 3

Holland & Knight is a Tampa-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Holland & Knight has 1044 attorneys and is the 22nd largest firm in the United States.  With $744,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 43rd on The American Lawyer's 2016 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, CO, 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 43 3 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 43 3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 23 4 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 28 11 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 49 -17 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 78 16 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 33 23 Summer programs

In the News

Key to Growth for Florida Law Firms? Not Thinking About Growth

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : July 11, 2016

Law firm leaders say they are focusing on value, targeted practice areas, client demand and other factors to build revenue.

Cleary Gottlieb, Holland & Knight and Cabanellas Etchebarne Advise on Argentina's Latest Bond Deals

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : July 11, 2016

U.S. and Argentine firms are representing the Argentine Province of Buenos Aires in another $1 billion bond issuance and a $300 million issuance from the Province of Salta.

Two Partners Join Jones Day, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 11, 2016

Jones Day recruits two new partners on opposite coasts after a top restructuring duo departs; Milbank makes a rare lateral hire; Paul Hastings makes some high-profile additions; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

South Florida Experiencing 'Exponential Interest' From Law Firms With Varied Focus

Gina Passarella : Daily Business Review : July 11, 2016

Law firms with an appetite for expansion are coming to South Florida, but it's a challenging venture.

NYLJ Announces Its Lawyers Who Lead by Example

: New York Law Journal : July 07, 2016

The New York Law Journal announces the 2016 honorees for Lawyers Who Lead by Example in three categories: Lifetime Achievement, Public Service and Pro Bono. The attorneys will be featured in a special section and honored at a dinner on Sept. 20.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : July 05, 2016

Among other moves, Jared Hershberg joined Reed Smith as a partner in its corporate and transactional advisory group, and Morgan Lewis named six of its attorneys as partners.

Austin Shareholder Appointed Chair of Firm's Litigation Department; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : July 01, 2016

James Ruiz, an Austin shareholder in Winstead, has been appointed chair of the firm's litigation and dispute resolution department. The department has more than six practice groups with more than 100 attorneys.

American Transaction Processors Coalition Celebrates 2-Year Anniversary at Reception

: Daily Report : June 30, 2016

The American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC) observed its second anniversary with a reception hosted recently by Holland & Knight in Atlanta.

Fla. Railroad Entrepreneur Sues Greenberg Traurig for $10M

Gina Passarella : Daily Business Review : June 30, 2016

A railroad executive alleges Greenberg Traurig failed to protect him and his companies from future litigation liabilities when it drafted a stock purchase agreement.

Real Estate Law & Practice

: New York Law Journal : June 27, 2016

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Don't Ignore Liquor License Issues in Transactions," "Standing the Test of 'Time Is of the Essence'," "Policy Change for Offerings of Out-of-State Condominiums in New York" and "Paths Forward for Multifamily Properties and Conversions to Residential Use."

Bush-Era Lawyer Addington Lands GC Gig

Jennifer Williams-Alvarez : Corporate Counsel : June 27, 2016

The National Federation of Independent Business announced on Monday that David Addington, former Vice President Dick Cheney's longtime legal adviser, will join the organization as senior vice president and general counsel.

Florida Firms Aren't Jumping to Match Cravath Pay Scale

Jennifer Henderson : Daily Business Review : June 24, 2016

When it comes to matching Cravath, Swaine & Moore's base salary bump for associates — which will see first-years earn $180,000 and eighth-years rake in $315,000 — firms with big Florida bases are a mixed bag, with the definition of "top of market" becoming increasingly nuanced.

Memorial Set Thursday for Late Broward Judge Marcia Beach

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : June 21, 2016

Broward's drug court program plans a memorial for the retired judge, former Broward County Commission chair, Holland & Knight attorney and lobbyist.

Florida Lawyers Organize Help Following Orlando Shooting

Lizzy McLellan : Daily Business Review : June 13, 2016

Lawyers across Florida are organizing efforts to assist the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting and their families.

Colodny Fass Partner Forms Lobbying Firm

Staff Report : Daily Business Review : June 08, 2016

Nikki Fried is branching out after successfully lobbying for medical marijuana and foster child education bills.

CNN Investigation Into Pediatric Deaths Sparks 2nd Libel Suit

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : June 07, 2016

A libel suit against CNN stemming from its investigation of child deaths following cardiac surgery at a Florida hospital could turn into a battle over statistics.

NYLJ Rising Stars 2016: Renee Phillips

: New York Law Journal : June 07, 2016

Colleagues of Renee Phillips, who is co-chair of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe's whistleblower task force, refer to her as "the best-known female whistleblower defense lawyer in the U.S."

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 06, 2016

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

Holland & Knight Advises Bank on Colombian Road Financing

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : June 03, 2016

Holland & Knight represents Colombia's infrastructure development bank on financing for a $1.1 billion road construction project.

Appeals Court Rejects Attorney's Defamation Suit Against Newspapers

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : June 02, 2016

A federal appellate court tosses prominent Washington lawyer Larry Klayman's defamation suit against alternative weekly newspapers in Minneapolis and Phoenix.

Banks Get New Ownership Disclosure Rule in 2018

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : June 01, 2016

U.S. financial institutions will be required to list beneficial ownership on all accounts in two years. While calls for beneficial ownership are gaining steam, some are calling for balance with confidentiality needs.

GCs and Outside Counsel Share Tips on Taking a Company Public

Kristen Rasmussen : Texas Lawyer : June 01, 2016

Expect little sleep, lots of takeout and maybe even some 2 a.m. milkshakes. But if all goes smoothly with the initial public offering, general counsels helping to guide their company through the process also should prepare for a very rewarding experience unlike any in their career, experienced in-house lawyers say.

Mexico's Energy Industry 
Wins Big in Power Plant Auction

Susan Postlewaite : Texas Lawyer : June 01, 2016

Mexico kicked off its historic public bidding to open its power sector to private foreign investors this spring, awarding rights to 11 international and Mexican companies in a move that energy lawyers called a huge step toward transforming its aging electric grid.

The Lawyers Behind the 0.1 Percent

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : May 31, 2016

Inside the clubby world of the trusts and estates bar, which is making a resurgence at some firms.

London Law Firm Merging With Miami's Thornton Davis

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 26, 2016

The 1,800-lawyer Clyde & Co. plans to open its sixth U.S. office in Miami, merging with insurance defense firm Thornton Davis & Fein.

Holland & Knight, Linklaters Advise on Argentine Notes

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : May 23, 2016

Holland & Knight and Linklaters advised on an Argentinian province on a $500 million offering in one of the first sovereign issues since the country returned to international credit markets.

Complex Litigation

: New York Law Journal : May 23, 2016

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you compliments of : "A Need for Additional Clarity in Medical Monitoring," "'Tyson Foods': Bifurcation Taking Center Stage?" "Vexing Issues in Trade Secret Cases," "Adjudication of Claims in Deepwater Horizon Case Streamlined by 'Lone Pine' Order" and "The Future of Disclosure-Only Settlements."

Sheppard Mullin's Growth Surge Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 23, 2016

Steptoe & Johnson's Korea practice co-head finds a new home; a Bryan Cave practice leader joins the Kentucky Derby; a longtime Paul Weiss litigator becomes a regulator; Perkins Coie hires from Microsoft; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Is There Too Much Enthusiasm for Blockchain Technology?

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : May 20, 2016

“Not having a blockchain strategy in 2016 is like not having an internet strategy in 1996,” saids attorney Marco A. Santori.

Rising Stars: The Spotlight Is on All-Star Litigator as President of CABA

: Daily Business Review : May 19, 2016

Anna Marie Hernandez's term as president of the Cuban American Bar Association will include a bar conference on U.S.-Cuba relations.