Advising ESOP-Owned Government Contractor on Sale to Private Equity

Nearly two dozen Holland & Knight lawyers working from offices across the U.S. advised ESOP-owned Phacil in its highly sophisticated sale. The deal triggered a unique GWAC provision that forced the government contracts, M&A, ESOP, private equity and 409A benefits teams to devise innovative tactics to structure against risks while divesting valuable assets.

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Getting in Its Own Way: Behind California's CEQA Curtain

In 2018, housing was targeted in 60 percent of all California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) lawsuits against construction projects in the state, a new study by Holland & Knight's land use and environmental attorneys finds. "California Getting in Its Own Way" concludes that this litigation is a major contributor to the state's housing crisis.

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Making the Assist in Athletic Conference Realignments

A university or athletic conference considering conference realignment faces a multitude of legal issues involving, among other things, conference constitutions and bylaws, media contracts and the seemingly inevitable threat of litigation. Holland & Knight's Education Team helps clients in this critical juncture of sports and law.

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Providing Justice for Wrongfully Convicted Inmates

A litigator from Holland & Knight's Public and Charitable Service Department, which coordinates pro bono initiatives, successfully represented a 76-year-old Florida man who served 42 years for a crime he didn't commit. It was the first case reviewed by the State Attorney's Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU), which reviews claims of wrongful conviction.

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COVID-19 Response Team

The COVID-19 Response Team is available to help address business, regulatory and legal issues companies may face related to COVID-19.

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