Press Release
December 7, 2007

Holland & Knight's Alban Salaman Named to Worth Magazine's Top 100 Attorneys List for Second Consecutive Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Holland & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Alby Salaman, a partner in the firm's Private Wealth Services Group, has been named to Worth Magazine's Top 100 Attorneys List for the second consecutive year. Published in its December 2007 issue, the list is comprised of the top 100 lawyers in the nation serving affluent individuals' personal and family needs.

In the selection process for its "100 Top Attorneys" list, Worth's editors evaluated lawyers specializing in trusts and estates, philanthropy, tax-reform, matrimonial and other private practice areas, using feedback from professionals in the wealth management industry, including financial advisors, accountants, consultants, family office executives, academics and clients. Finalists were chosen based on their experience, professional affiliations, publishing history, and attention to important legal trends.

Salaman is a partner in the firm's Washington, D.C., office and chair of Holland & Knight's Mid-Atlantic Region Private Wealth Services Group. He practices in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, and premarital agreements. He has more than 20 years' experience in designing sophisticated estate tax plans for wealthy families in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area and professional athletes nationwide. Salaman also administers large estates, supervises the preparation of federal estate tax returns, and represents clients with respect to federal estate tax audits.

Both the Washingtonian magazine and the Legal Times of Washington have recognized him as a leading trusts and estates attorney in the metropolitan area. He also is included in The Best Lawyers in America for 2008. Salaman is a member of the Board of Directors of the D.C. Estate Planning Council and the Washington, D.C., chapter of the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science.

Holland & Knight has the largest group of private wealth services lawyers in the country, and the highest number of lawyers who are Fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

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