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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 2014 Global 100 survey, Holland & Knight ranked as the 54th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in AK, 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

Judges, Government Lawyers Dominate Appeals Court Interview List

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : September 29, 2015

Gov. Nathan Deal's Judicial Nominating Commission has winnowed the list of applicants for three new Court of Appeals seats from 110 to 42—most of them judges and government lawyers.

Big Texas Law Firms Face New Competitors at Home

Susan Beck and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : The American Lawyer : September 28, 2015

As out-of-state firms gain market share in the Lone Star State, native Texas firms are having to rethink their strategies.

Covington Bolsters New LA Office, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 27, 2015

The co-head of a Los Angeles-based litigation boutique decamped for Covington & Burling, which opened in the city earlier this year; comings-and-goings at Ballard Spahr and White & Case; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

The National Law Journal, Connecticut Law Tribune Announce Boston Rising Stars

: The National Law Journal : September 23, 2015

Earlier this summer, the National Law Journal, collaborating with the Connecticut Law Tribune, solicited nominations for our Boston Rising Stars supplement, which features exemplary young lawyers in the Boston area.

Partner Movement Balances Out at Ballard Spahr

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 22, 2015

Ballard Spahr's Atlanta office has gained one lateral partner and lost another. Steve Park, who handles corporate securities and financing matters, joined the firm from Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough while Ethan Cohen, a business litigator, has decamped for Holland & Knight.

Popemobile at Your Door? Pope's Planned Speeches, Masses Pose Challenges for Courts, Firms

KATELYN POLANTZ AND ZOE TILLMAN : The National Law Journal : September 21, 2015

Popemobile at Your Door?

Katelyn Polantz and Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : September 17, 2015

With just days until Pope Francis' arrival, one of Washington's largest industries is taking a wait-and-see approach to the downtown disruption the visit will bring.

Rising Stars: Tracey Rachel Slavens

: Daily Business Review : September 16, 2015

Tracey Rachel Slavens is a key cog to several transformative urban development projects in Miami-Dade County. A partner at Holland & Knight specializing in real estate, land use and government, Slavens is currently working on winning zoning approvals for Lennar Homes' Grand Bay at Doral.

On the Rise 2015: Heather Calhoun | 34

Suzanne Monyak : Daily Report : September 16, 2015

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Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 16, 2015

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: Daily Report : September 16, 2015

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King & Spalding's Tokyo Office Opens

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 15, 2015

King & Spalding opened a Tokyo office on Friday with four partners from London-based Ashurst who handle energy and resources projects. The launch came after receiving requisite approvals from the Japanese Ministry of Justice.

In-House Counsel Profile: Laser Spine Institute LLC's Chris Knopik

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : September 14, 2015

"I am a working kind of guy."

Deal Watch: Emera, Looking South, Subs Skadden With Davis Polk

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : September 10, 2015

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom advised Canadian utility Emera on its acquisition of New England power assets two years ago, but this week the firm took the lead for Tampa-based Teco Energy on the Florida power generator's $10.4 billion sale to Emera.

Baker & Hostetler Bags Dewey Defector, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 09, 2015

The demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf bankrupted Geoffrey Coll, but the securities litigator has found a new home at Baker & Hostetler; Greenberg Traurig brings on Ted Kennedy's widow; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Holland & Knight Opens Houston Office

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : September 08, 2015

Miami-based firm opens its third office in Texas and hires two litigators.

Holland Trio Secure $95 Million Loan from Ocean Bank

Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : September 08, 2015

Holland & Knight attorneys Joe Dewey, Elena Otero and Brett Holland helped arrange a $95 million construction loan for Melo Group's 53-story Aria on the Bay.


: The National Law Journal : September 07, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

INADMISSIBLE: Wiley Rein Denied $2M in Fees in VRA Case

: The National Law Journal : September 07, 2015

Wiley Rein lawyers who successfully challenged a section of the Voting Rights Act in the U.S. Supreme Court are not entitled to collect $2 million in legal fees from the government, a federal appeals court in Washington ruled on Sept. 1. Plus more in this week's column.

Littler Picks Up Employment Litigator From Paul Hastings

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 01, 2015

Employment litigator Leslie Dent has left Paul Hastings for Littler. Dent, who chaired Paul Hastings' Atlanta employment law practice for a decade, had been at the firm since 1983, after earning a law degree from Northwestern University. She joined Littler as a shareholder.

Firms Scramble to Find Corporate, Real Estate Associates

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : August 31, 2015

Joe Sirven of Holland & Knight said a "perfect storm" has led to a shortage of midlevel associates for corporate and real estate groups.

Morning Wrap: Justices Rule Against Ky. Clerk in Gay Marriage Case | D.C. Judge OKs Moral Challenge to ACA

Mike Sacks : Legal Times : August 31, 2015

The justices rule against the Kentucky county clerk who stopped issuing marriage licenses in response to the high court's same-sex marriage decision. A federal judge in Washington tees up a new challenge to the Affordable Care Act. And the Ninth Circuit takes a look at the constitutionality of California's death penalty. But will the panel even get to the merits? This is a daily news roundup from ALM and other publications.

Developer Pleads No Contest in Fraud Targeting Subway Co-Founder

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : August 27, 2015

Delray Beach developer Anthony Pugliese pleads no contest to fraud conspiracy and grand theft for allegedly swindling Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca out of about $1.1 million.

Coral Gables, Others Oppose Lifting Solar Restrictions

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : August 25, 2015

Tallahassee lawyer Floyd Self, who grew up in Coral Gables, fears a large solar facility unregulated in the middle of residential housing.


: The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

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

Melos' Project Is Flashier But $95 Million Loan Is Still No Frills

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : August 21, 2015

Martin Melo said the Melo Group might not even need to tap into the $95 million loan to fund construction of Aria on the Bay.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : August 20, 2015

Six firms announce new additions, BuckleySandler announces a promotion to partner, and Portolano Cavallo has opened its first U.S. representative office in New York for clients looking to make Italian investments or to establish and operate businesses in Italy.

BAY Mediation Beefs Up Roster With Five New Picks

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 18, 2015

BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services has been on a summer hiring spree, adding five experienced Atlanta lawyers to its roster of neutrals: Tom Sampson and T. "Woody" Sampson II of Thomas Kennedy Sampson & Tompkins, T. Bart Gary of Freeman Mathis & Gary, C.G. "Sonny" Jester Jr. of Gleeds USA, and Chris Simon, who has a plaintiffs firm and is director of business development for CoCounselor.


: The National Law Journal : August 17, 2015

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

INADMISSIBLE: A Novel of Conflicting Loyalties at Court

: The National Law Journal : August 17, 2015

Kermit Roosevelt, the great-great-grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, has written a provocative new novel, "Allegiance." It recalls the World War II Supreme Court, when justices and clerks grappled with the cases that resulted in support for the U.S. exclusion policy toward Japanese-Americans. Plus more in this week's column.