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.
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.
Holland & Knight Named "Energy Practice Group of the Year" by Law360
Holland & Knight has been named a Law360 2021 "Energy Practice Group of the Year," capping off a landmark year that saw the firm's energy practice become a nationwide powerhouse following its merger with Thompson & Knight in August.
Advising Private Equity Firm on Multimillion-Dollar M&A Deal
Holland & Knight's M&A, maritime, taxation, private equity and corporate services attorneys advised Southern Cross Group in the sale of its portfolio company UP Offshore to a newly created joint venture. The multimillion-dollar transaction included complex debt structures negotiated with respect to several maritime jurisdictions across Latin America and the Caribbean.
Staying Strong Against Patent Infringement
The Holland & Knight Intellectual Property Group helped Finnish company Polar Electro Oy, a global maker of wearable training and activity devices and heart rate monitors, secure two separate legal victories in ongoing patent cases.
Navigating the Waters: The SEC's Focus on ESG
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