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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 2012 Global 100 survey, Holland & Knight ranked as the 61st 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 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

Beaches & Bandwidth: The Keys to Venue Success

Susannah Nesmith Special to the Review : Daily Business Review : January 22, 2014

After several years of scaled-back partner retreats and legal conventions, South Florida's luxury resorts are again playing host to big-spending attorneys.

Fee Tracker: Cooley Law, Bridgegate and Monkey Selfie

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2014

Miller Canfield reaps big bucks from the rebranded Thomas M. Cooley Law School; Gibson Dunn's legal bills in New Jersey's Bridgegate scandal break the $6 million mark; a look at what a trio of trade organizations are paying a handful of Am Law 100 firms and the Wikimedia Foundation's simian copyright campaign.

Top Georgia Verdicts 2013

: Daily Report : January 21, 2014

Find out what a case is worth. Top Georgia Verdicts 2013 explores cases covered by the Daily Report and affiliate publication VerdictSearch.

State, MARTA Bonds Put Holland & Knight at No. 1 in Southeast

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 20, 2014

Big bond issues for the state of Georgia and MARTA made Holland & Knight the top Southeastern bond counsel for the first six months of the year, with $1.46 billion in sales.

Lifetime Achievers, Distinguished Firm Leaders Named

Valori Corral-Nava : The American Lawyer : January 20, 2014

The honorees selected by The American Lawyer have had distinguished careers that include public service. Law firm leaders have exhibited extraordinary stewardship of their firm.

The Churn: Squire Patton Boggs and Ashurst Adjust Alliances, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 19, 2014

Ashurst and Squire Patton Boggs, two growing global legal giants that have recently gone the merger route, both reshuffled overseas alliances this week as the latter saw 23 lawyers in the Middle East decamp en masse, while the former was busy raiding two Am Law 100 rivals. The Am Law Daily looks at those developments and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Holland & Knight Pioneer Jones Dies At 92

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 18, 2014

John Arthur Jones, who helped found Holland & Knight with Chesterfield Smith, died at 92 in Tampa.

2014 Rising Star Luminary Award: Mayor Kasim Reed

Kathleen Baydala Joyner : Daily Report : January 18, 2014

One of our first Rising Stars is now a Luminary: An interview with Mayor Kasim Reed, recipient of the inaugural On the Rise alumni award

Telecom Deals Put Lawyers to Work

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : January 18, 2014

As federal antitrust regulators review Comcast Corp.'s pending $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc. and AT&T Inc.'s $49 billion deal for DirecTV LLC, competitors and public interest advocates are on the attack — and they're lawyering up with outside and in-house counsel to fight.

Rising Stars 2014: Paul Vranicar | 34

Paul Shea : Daily Report : January 18, 2014

"Paul will be part of the next resurgence of legal/civic statesmen in 10 years," predicts Bharath Parthasarathy, deputy general counsel at Georgia State University,

At Kirkland, Another Hire Amid Steady Stream of Departures

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

Kirkland & Ellis has hired again in Houston, adding former Baker Botts associate David Castro Jr. as a partner. But while the firm continues to make headlines on the transactional and lateral fronts, it's also dealing with the loss of more than 50 partners since the start of this year, many of whom have left its IP group.

$820 Million Earmarked For South Florida By Blackstone

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : January 14, 2014

New York's Blackstone Group, one of the largest private equity firms in the planet, has committed more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to two South Florida projects.

Defense Claims Boston Biased Against Accused Bomber

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : January 08, 2014

Attorneys for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made their case for moving his trial to Washington this week, citing "an extraordinarily high" level of pretrial publicity in Boston and support there for the death penalty.

On the Move: Wedding Bells Ring End to Her Job at Atlanta Bar Foundation

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 05, 2014

The executive director of the Atlanta Bar Foundation, Sally Hogsette, has resigned because she's getting married—to another lawyer.

Federal Circuit Sides With Wi-LAN in 'Most Favored Licensee' Dispute

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 01, 2014

Late-Summer Lateral Moves An Anomaly

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 01, 2014

Lateral season appears to have come early in Miami, with a host of top lawyers moving around.

Board of Young Lawyers Division Is Announced

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 30, 2014

Sharri Edenfield, the new president of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, has appointed a slate of lawyers to the YLD's board of directors. Edenfield's initiatives for the 2014-2015 year include service to military veterans, leadership development for YLD members and increasing access to justice.

Holland & Knight Team Works $30 Million Miami Seaquarium Sale

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : January 29, 2014

A legal team at Holland & Knight arranged the $30 million sale of Miami Seaquarium for seller Wometco Enterprises.

The Churn: Skadden's Roberts Bound for NBPA, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 29, 2014

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom litigation partner Michele Roberts in Washington, D.C., has been elected executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, an organization that recently paid big money to Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, which this week hired Citigroup deputy general counsel Elizabeth Sacksteder as a partner in New York. Those moves and more in our latest look at lateral hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Arnold & Porter Adds to Ranks, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 26, 2014

Arnold & Porter takes on a couple of attorneys from Alston & Bird; the embattled Bingham McCutchen brings on a partner and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Asia Deal Digest: July 24, 2014

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 24, 2014

*J. Sagar Associates, Allen & Overy lead Indian state-run ONGC Videsh's $2.2 billion bond sale*Duane Morris & Selvam advises Korean film company Spackman Entertainment Group on Singapore IPO*Norton Rose Fulbright acts for Toyota's trading arm on auto parts distribution deal in Thailand and Malaysia

Review To Honor Top 40 Lawyers Under 40

Vala Lopez : Daily Business Review : January 24, 2014

The Daily Business Review will recognize 40 South Florida lawyers under age 40 as Rising Stars for their achievements.

Florida Claims It Was Bamboozled by Special Effects Company

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : January 24, 2014

The implosion of a movie graphics production company has led to an $82 million fraud lawsuit brought by the state of Florida.

Movie Graphics Production Firm Faces $82M Fraud Lawsuit

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : January 24, 2014

The implosion of a movie graphics production company has led to an $82 million fraud lawsuit filed by a state agency.

Petco Moves to Dismiss Privacy Suit in Mass.

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : January 24, 2014

A seemingly simple mailing mixup, in which a required letter was posted to the wrong company, may well doom a proposed class action against Petco Animal Supplies Store, Inc.

Ga. Justices Stand on Agnes Scott Ruling, Deny Motion to Vacate

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : January 22, 2014

The Georgia Supreme Court has rejected a request that it vacate one of its rulings because it was issued too late.

Group Gives Some Atlanta Firms Gold Standard for Women in Big Law

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 22, 2014

Thirteen firms with Atlanta offices have qualified for Gold Standard Certification this year from the Women In Law Empowerment Forum for having a "meaningful percentage" of women in leadership roles.

Immunity Shields JetBlue, Ticketing Agent, Judge Says

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 17, 2014

An airline and its former employee are immune from the claims of a passenger who sued after her arrest for allegedly making a bomb threat, a judge ruled.

$40M Verdict Settled on Eve of Appeal Deadline

Katheryn Hayes Tucker : Daily Report : January 17, 2014

A wrongful death case that led to a $40 million verdict in Cobb County settled for a confidential amount just before the Georgia Court of Appeals hit its deadline for a decision in the matter.

Newsmakers: Week of July 14

: Texas Lawyer : January 14, 2014

Robert A. Jacobson, a tax attorney, has joined Bracewell & Giuliani in Houston as a partner.