Holland & Knight is a global firm. No single office is considered the “headquarter office.” The firm’s technology links all of Holland & Knight's practice groups and lawyers at the local, national and international levels, enabling us to serve clients regardless of location.
Holland & Knight has more than 1,250 lawyers. This ranks us among the largest law firms in the U.S. The firm has offices in 27 cities in the United States and internationally.

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.
We serve Fortune 1000 companies, privately-held entities, emerging companies and individuals with local and global business interests that span industries such as banking and finance, utilities, insurance, media, shipping, airlines and aircraft manufacturing, transportation, real estate development, mining, agriculture, trade, intellectual property, healthcare, construction, entertainment, telecommunications and e-commerce.
Typically, as a lateral candidate, you can expect to meet personally with Holland & Knight lawyers whose substantive areas of expertise are similar or complements to yours and with members of firm leadership so you can understand how your practice may fit with our platform. At the appropriate time, we will conduct due diligence and provide you with any information you may need to do the same. If there is mutual interest in moving forward, we will present you with an offer of employment and begin discussing how best to transition and integrate you and your clients into the firm.
Yes. Holland & Knight provides the support you need to build and expand your practice. With practice groups and industry-based teams comprised of more than 1,250 lawyers and professionals, you will have opportunities to draw upon our expertise. Regular team meetings across offices offer our lawyers the opportunity to discuss and learn about current transactions, cases, strategy and other developments. Our marketing and business development professionals are also available to provide innovative support for your client development and cross-selling initiatives. From business intelligence that ensures you’re fully prepared before meetings with clients or prospects to business development coaching on how to run a successful meeting and what you need to understand your client or prospect’s organization, we are committed to providing the tools you need to succeed.
Before you even arrive at Holland & Knight, we will work with you to create a customized integration plan to ensure you are introduced to the many facets of the firm and to obtain the logistical and substantive support you need. You will have a dedicated integration team that will work with you to develop and implement a personalized integration plan. You will meet regularly with your integration team during your first few months with the firm to help build strong ties among you, your clients, colleagues and the firm's clients. Whether you are bringing clients with you to the firm or just beginning to develop a client base, you will find the support you need.
Holland & Knight reviews its associate salaries at least annually. Associate salaries may vary by market and are based upon your years of experience. Annually, associates are also eligible for a discretionary bonus.
Yes. We have both non-equity and equity partner classifications.
Lawyers are eligible to apply for partnership after eight years of creditable service.
We have worked to offer a world-class menu of benefits  that we believe you will find very attractive.
If you would like to be considered for a position with Holland & Knight, please submit your application materials through this link.