Press Release
March 27, 2009

Tammy Knight Named Holland & Knight's Women's Initiative Chair

FORT LAUDERDALE – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that Tammy Knight, public companies & securities partner in the Fort Lauderdale office, was named as the firm's Women's Initiative Chair.

"Holland & Knight's Women's Initiative has successfully supported and promoted women professionals through a variety of local and national programs," said Knight. "I am committed to its mission and I am honored to be selected as Chair. I look forward to working with senior management to increase the recruitment, retention and advancement of women attorneys and to find new opportunities for our women attorneys to develop new business and expand their relationships with existing clients."

Knight practices in the areas of corporate, securities and franchise law. She is experienced in a wide range of corporate and securities matters with an emphasis on advising clients in public offerings, private placements, M&A transactions, periodic reporting and compliance matters, and proxy contests. Her experience also includes advising boards of directors and their committees on disclosure, governance and compliance matters arising out of Securities and Exchange Commission regulations, stock exchange rules, and corporate laws.

Holland & Knight’s Women’s Initiative is a firm-wide effort to support and promote women attorneys. The mission is to develop professional opportunities, create a positive and supportive environment for the firm’s women attorneys, and to distinguish Holland & Knight among national law firms in terms of visibility and contributions of its women attorneys.

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