Diversity is a Holland & Knight core value. The firm has distinguished itself among U.S. law firms as a leader in diversity, and our commitment to diversity is reflected in our recruiting efforts. Holland & Knight attends and sponsors many job fairs and events that support a diverse legal profession. We work hard to recruit and maintain a diverse workforce and to create an inclusive organizational culture and work environment that values and respects the contributions of all of our professionals. We are proud of the awards and recognition the firm has received for its accomplishments in the area of diversity and inclusion.
- Holland & Knight was recognized as one of only 27 firms to earn the Mansfield Certified Plus 2018 designation where women and minority lawyers represent at least 30 percent of a significant number of firm leadership roles and committees.
- Holland & Knight earned Gold Standard Certification from The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for the eighth year in a row for its achievement in providing women attorneys with opportunities for financial success and positions at the highest level of firm leadership (June 2018).
- Holland & Knight received a "perfect score" on the annual Corporate Equality Index for 2019 by Human Rights Campaign (March 2019).
- Holland & Knight was named the "Best Firm for Diversity" at the 2017 Americas Women in Business Law Awards in recognition of its culture of diversity and inclusion. The firm also was honored for "Best Gender Diversity Initiative by a National Firm (North America)" and "Best in the U.S. West" for its support of women attorneys.