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.
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.
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.
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.
Blocked: Federal Court Enjoins Government from Enforcing Contractor Vaccine Mandate in 3 States
Recognition and Culture
attorneys named in Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers 2021 guide
in value donated through pro bono hours
on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality
approach, designed to comprehensively address our clients' legal challenges
of our lawyers named
BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA 2022
Ranked in the Top 10 for most diverse equity partners