Press Release
December 14, 2006

Twenty-Seven Holland & Knight Attorneys Recognized as Massachusetts Super Lawyers

BOSTON - Twenty-seven lawyers from Holland & Knight's Boston office have been named Massachusetts Super Lawyers for 2006. The attorneys appeared in the November 2006 issues of Boston magazine and Massachusetts Super Lawyers magazine. Super Lawyers is a comprehensive and diverse guide to outstanding attorneys representing a wide range of practice areas, firm sizes and geographic locations. They represent the top five percent of Massachusetts attorneys as chosen by their peers.

Super Lawyers names top lawyers as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics magazine. Law & Politics performs the polling, research and selection of Super Lawyers in a process designed to identify lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The 2006 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list is based on the survey of approximately 31,000 attorneys in Massachusetts who have been licensed to practice for five years or more.

The following Holland & Knight attorneys have been named Massachusetts Super Lawyers

Martha Born               Business Litigation
Scott Cooper               Banking
John DiNicola II         Construction/Surety
Deborah Griffin           Construction Litigation
Kenneth Hoffman       Real Estate
Paul James                  Construction/Surety
Gordon Katz               Business Litigation
Joshua Krumholz        Intellectual Property Litigation
Lawrence Kulig          General Litigation
Paul Lannon Jr.          Employment & Labor
Philip Lapatin              Real Estate
Ralph Lepore III        General Litigation
Shari Levitan              Estate Planning & Probate
Robert Lizza               Construction Litigation
Gael Mahony              Appellate
Ieuan Mahony             Intellectual Property
Stanley Martin            Construction/Surety
Miriam McKendall     Employment & Labor
Mark Michalowski     General Litigation
John Monaghan          Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Edward Naughton       Intellectual Property Litigation
Liam O'Connell          Employment & Labor
Harold Potter Jr.        Business Litigation
Diane Rubin                Construction/Surety
Mark Seltzer               Criminal Defense: White Collar
David Sloan                 Estate Planning & Probate
J.D. Smeallie        Business Litigation

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