Steven Sonberg

Managing Partner
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Steven Sonberg is the Managing Partner of Holland & Knight. As Managing Partner, Mr. Sonberg is the chief executive officer of the firm, overseeing the strategic growth and direction of the firm and the management of all aspects of the firm's operations. Prior to his election as Managing Partner in 2008, he served as chair of the firm's Business Law Section for five years, and previously led the Corporate Practice Group in South Florida. He also served as a member of the firm's Directors Committee for eight years, from 1995 to 2003.

With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Sonberg is a corporate lawyer whose practices have focused on the areas of securities law and mergers and acquisitions. His practice has included the representation of domestic and international businesses in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and in complex acquisitions, divestures and sales of business entities. Mr. Sonberg has represented clients engaged in a variety of business sectors, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, real estate and transportation.

Honors & Awards

  • Power Leaders in Law - Listmakers, South Florida Business Journal, 2017
  • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2006-2017
  • Top 100 Power Leaders, South Florida Business Journal, 2013, 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Compliance Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Corporate Law, 2001-2017
  • Chambers USA – America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, 2004-2010
  • Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2006-2013
  • Corporate Counsel Edition, Super Lawyers magazine, 2006-2010
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated


  • The Florida Council of 100
  • University of Miami, Board of Trustees
  • Best Lawyers®, Advisory Board
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD)