Making History: Firm Twice Persuades Judge to Toss Election

Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation Group made history when a judge twice overturned an election in the same race for the same candidate for a seat in the Georgia House of Representatives, making the political law attorney the only lawyer in Georgia history to successfully contest two elections in the same race.

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Linking CEQA to California’s Housing Crisis

Litigation under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is worsening the state's housing crisis, according to a new Holland & Knight study. "California Environmental Quality Act Lawsuits and California's Housing Crisis" analyzes all CEQA lawsuits filed statewide between 2013 and 2015 and reveals that housing remains the top target of CEQA lawsuits.

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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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Heiress' $300 Million Estate Dispute Settled

A Holland & Knight multi-office team, representing nominated executors of the contested last Will and Testament for "reluctant heiress" Huguette Clark, led the settlement of the estate after more than two years of contest and alleged undue influence by those close to the reclusive woman who left an estate of more than $300 million when she died at age 104.

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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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