Using FAST-41 to Streamline Federal Permitting Process

Our energy attorneys achieved a milestone for the Bay State Wind Project, making it the first offshore wind project designated as a covered project under Title 41 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act. Participation will provide greater efficiencies and time savings in the federal permitting process, and help the Project meet its targeted in-service date.

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Negotiating a Win-Win Zoning Solution

An enterprising startup that offered co-working space for entrepreneurs and independent workers in San Francisco's historic Chinatown faced opposition from zoning authorities and a powerful neighborhood advocacy group. Holland & Knight's Land Use and Zoning team negotiated a resolution that was a win-win for all the parties.

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Advocating for Drug Regulation Reform

Facing unintended consequences from FDA policies on unapproved drugs that could have removed common medical gases from the market, the Compressed Gas Association turned to Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation Group to achieve a legislative solution. The historic reforms that resulted helped to avoid a potentially catastrophic result for the industry.

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Preserving Family Wealth

Holland & Knight lawyers represented a multigenerational family business in the sale of its business unit to a Fortune 100 company. Our Private Wealth Services Team completed the transaction, valued at nearly $1 billion, utilizing wealth transfer techniques to reduce the client's tax obligation by more than $200 million.

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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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