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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Providing COVID-19 Redress for Minority-Owned Businesses

Holland & Knight's corporate, commercial lending and tax attorneys provided pro bono representation to The Boston Foundation (TBF) to help launch its Business Equity Fund, which provides alternative financing and access to capital for black and Latinx-owned businesses in eastern Massachusetts, southern New Hampshire and northern Rhode Island.

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Protecting U.S. Trademarks Abroad

U.S. companies facing trademark challenges in international markets have a trailblazing advocate in Holland & Knight. Our Intellectual Property team established the first industry group to compile a "report card" on countries that fail to adequately protect trademark rights – and the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is listening.

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Advising Foreign Investors on U.S. Power Plant Buy

A consortium of international investors turned to Holland & Knight's energy and mergers and acquisitions attorneys to purchase a two-unit power plant that provides critical energy infrastructure in New York City. The transaction is an example of how attorneys in our broad base of services collaborate to support clients in challenging transactions.

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Defending the Pennsylvania House's Right to Legislate

A team of litigators from Holland & Knight's Atlanta and Philadelphia offices successfully defended election laws recently passed in bipartisan fashion by the Pennsylvania General Assembly and signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf.

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