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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

Kyrus Freeman

: The National Law Journal : September 15, 2014

Judge: No Basis for Economic Damages in Fuel Oil Suit

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : September 15, 2014

A 'theoretical defect' is an insufficient basis for a damages claim, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Shirley Kornreich said in a decision dismissing a putative commercial class action suit over the delivery of supposedly inferior heating oil.

Top 20 Women in Law: DBR Recognizes South Florida Achievers

Review staff : Daily Business Review : September 11, 2014

The inaugural recognition program honors women in law firms, courts, other public agencies, public interest law and education.

Photos of South Florida Law Firms Taking the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Review staff : Daily Business Review : September 11, 2014

South Florida attorneys have risen to the ALS Ice Bucket challenge. Here are some photos and videos of the dripping challenges.

76% of Participants: If They Worked for AG, They Would Have Released Memo Or Asked Judge for Help

Kathleen Baydala Joyner : Daily Report : September 11, 2014

Seventy-six percent of the participants in an online poll conducted by the Daily Report said if they had represented the state ethics commission in a recent whistleblower case, they would have given a controversial memo to opposing counsel or at least asked the judge for a ruling.

Jones Day Adds Two More Kirkland IP Litigators, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 09, 2014

The IP litigation exodus from Kirkland & Ellis continued this week as partners William Devitt and Matthew Hertko decamped for Jones Day in Chicago. The Am Law Daily has a look at those moves and more in our latest roundup of notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Top Georgia Verdicts 2013

: Daily Report : September 09, 2014

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

Lifetime Achiever: Martha Barnett

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : September 08, 2014

The Holland & Knight partner was the first woman to head the American Bar Association's House of Delegates.

Sheppard Mullin Chases The Cool Quotient in D.C.

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : September 08, 2014

Ten stories above Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton's staid Washington office reception room, the firm's associates brainstorm about their work, life and happiness.


: The National Law Journal : September 08, 2014

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

The American Lawyer Announces 2014 Lifetime Achievement Awards

: The American Lawyer : September 05, 2014

Our 11th annual awards honor distinctive careers and public service.

After McDonnell Guilty Verdict, a Look Ahead to Appeal

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : September 04, 2014

A federal jury in Virginia on Thursday found former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and his wife Maureen guilty of public corruption charges. McDonnell's lawyers say they plan to appeal, according to news reports, but the verdict is for now a high-profile win for the U.S. Department of Justice.

After McDonnell Guilty Verdict, a Look Ahead to Appeal

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : September 04, 2014

A federal jury in Virginia on Thursday found former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and his wife Maureen guilty of public corruption charges. McDonnell's lawyers say they plan to appeal, but the verdict is for now a high-profile win for the DOJ.

3 Attorneys Named To Palm Beach JNC

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : September 02, 2014

Jeffrey Kuntz, F. Malcolm Cunningham Jr. and William Shepherd have been appointed to the Palm Beach Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.

Concierge Medicine Provider MDVIP A Monopoly? Lawsuit Says So

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : September 02, 2014

An antitrust lawsuit filed against MDVIP claims it has used courts and noncompete agreements with its doctors to bully its way to the top.

Attorney Fees for In-house Counsel's Litigation Work

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : September 02, 2014

Massachusetts has joined an increasing number of states that allow trial courts to award attorney fees to in-house counsel for work on litigation.

Hinshaw Bags Barger & Wolen to Bolster Insurance Expertise

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 02, 2014

Hinshaw & Culbertson, a 460-lawyer regional midwestern Am Law 200 firm based out of Chicago, has agreed to merge on Oct. 1 with California's Barger & Wolen, a 45-lawyer shop that also has outposts in New York and London. The deal, which has been approved by the partnerships of both firms, will give Hinshaw its first overseas office.

Six Flags Loses Bid to Toss $35M Verdict in 2007 Attack on Teen

Katheryn Hayes Tucker : Daily Report : August 27, 2014

Judge rejects argument that park wasn't liable because gang attack on teen occurred off its property

Holland & Knight Team Works $290M Surf Club Redevelopment Loan

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : August 26, 2014

John Halula, William G. McCullough and Ilana Strickon of Holland & Knight helped arrange a $290 million construction loan for the Surf Club Four Seasons Private Residences and Hotel.

Court of Appeals and Appellate Practice

: New York Law Journal : August 25, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, , practitioners discuss the court's significant holdings from the past term, effective oral arguments, preserving issues for appeal, and more.

Beaches & Bandwidth: The Keys to Venue Success

Susannah Nesmith Special to the Review : Daily Business Review : August 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 : August 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.

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

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 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 : August 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.

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

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 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 : August 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 : August 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 : August 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 : August 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 : August 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.