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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 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 $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, 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

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.

Akerman Partner Whitney Untiedt is DBR's Attorney of the Year

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : May 19, 2016

Akerman partner Whitney Untiedt was recognized for leading pro bono work for juveniles seeking resentencing based on a Florida Supreme Court decision.

Want to be a South Florida Rising Star? Follow This Roadmap

Mary Welch, Special to the Review : Daily Business Review : May 19, 2016

Want to build a young South Florida super lawyer? A basic blueprint would be to be a litigator from the University of Miami School of Law who is involved in international business or real estate.

Rising Stars: Joseph Mamounas

: Daily Business Review : May 19, 2016

Attorney of the Year: Ira Rosner

: Daily Business Review : May 19, 2016

Legaltech West Coast to Shine Light on Emerging Technologies

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : May 18, 2016

The panel will discuss the how up and coming innovations will revolutionize and level the playing field for client services

Practice Leaders Pick Up Stakes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016

A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.

Cybersecurity Hiring Stays Hot, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

A quartet of cybersecurity pros plies their wares at new firms; Blank Rome hires a former U.S. senator; Cooley adds a high-powered private equity team; Orrick adds again in Paris; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Second Tranche of Offshore Docs Reveals More Big Firms

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 09, 2016

A nonprofit published a database of offshore entities culled from leaked documents at Panama's Mossack Fonseca. But while the names of dozens of law firms emerged in the disclosures, internal emails and other source materials remained out of public view.

Chadbourne's TMT Chair Goes Solo, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 09, 2016

The former Beltway-based leader of Chadbourne & Parke starts his own shop; Bracewell and Sidley make some big New York hires; a boutique investment bank recruits from Sullivan & Cromwell; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Timing Proves Invaluable in Bringing Med Group to Market

: Daily Business Review : May 07, 2016

A Greenberg Traurig legal team led a team of attorneys representing Sunrise-based Mednax, a national medical group, in a $750 million private placement.

Tight Timeline Didn't Distrupt Trio in $1.5B Deal

: Daily Business Review : May 07, 2016

Greenberg Traurig shareholders Bob Grossman and Josh Samek, along with ex-partner Ira Rosner (now with Holland & Knight), led an 11-attorney team that guided OPKO Health Inc. in its August 2015 $1.47 billion acquisition of Bio-Reference Laboratories, one of the largest and fastest growing full service diagnostic laboratory companies on the globe. In the all stock deal, Bio-Reference shareholders received 2.75 shares of OPKO common stock for each share of Bio-Reference common stock. Both firms are publicly traded.