Our lawyers and staff are proud of having built one of the largest, most respected law firms in the world today. Holland & Knight is known for working hard and working smart to deliver extraordinary legal service to clients, and we are proud of the reputation we have earned for our collegial work environment and our commitment to giving back to our communities. This commitment to excellence – for our clients and for ourselves – is the legacy of the lawyers who have chosen to spend their careers at Holland & Knight.

Our firm’s unique blend of characteristics sets us apart from other firms. We are a diverse and successful firm with strong national and international practices that operate together within our one-firm philosophy. Collaboration is key to our success, and working closely with colleagues across offices and practice groups – and our communities – is an important part of who we are.

We are committed to helping our lawyers develop careers they can be proud of. Our sophisticated client base, along with legal teams comprised of experienced lawyers who are highly knowledgeable in their chosen fields, provide unique opportunities for professional growth and development.

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When we consider law students for positions at Holland & Knight, knowledge, skills, drive and dedication are all key attributes we consider. But just as important to us is how your values mesh with ours. Click here to access Holland & Knight's summer associate application information.

Former Summer Associate Testimonials

H. Harold Lee
Associate
Boston
I chose to be a summer associate at Holland & Knight because I felt the firm would support my professional aspirations. The partners took serious interest in what I wanted to do with my career. They spent significant time teaching me, gradually giving me additional responsibilities and pushing me to achieve more. As part of the team approach, we had the opportunity to participate in "noodling" – putting our heads together to solve legal puzzles or rework countless pages of text into visual diagrams. The work required a lot of creativity that has further enhanced my skill set as an attorney.
As a summer associate at Holland & Knight, I experienced the firm's culture firsthand and worked on interesting and challenging matters as part of a team. Even busy partners and senior management went out of their way to get to know me and to share their experiences with me. Being trained and mentored by seasoned lawyers across different practice groups allowed me to develop and broaden my skill set. I left the summer associate program with a great feeling, and I was excited to start my career at a place where I knew I’d work together with talented colleagues on complex issues.