Holland & Knight's National Private Wealth Services Practice Receives No. 1 Ranking from The Best Lawyers in America
TAMPA, FL – September 21, 2009 – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce the firm’s national private wealth services practice was ranked number one in the nation by Best Lawyers, with the most attorneys listed in their annual publication The Best Lawyers in America. This is the second consecutive year the firm's private wealth services practice has received this honor.
The guide also named Holland & Knight private wealth services partners Shari Levitan, David Scott Sloan, Andrew Gelman, Todd Schneider, David Shayne, Deborah Goodall, Richard Stockton, Bruce Ross, Christopher Boyett, Charles Gibbs, Robert Taisey, J. Alan Jensen, Frederick Dudley, John Arthur Jones, Edward Koren, William Lane and Alban Salaman as leading lawyers in their individual practices.
“I am pleased that Holland & Knight continues to have more of our Private Wealth Services lawyers recognized by Best Lawyers than any other firm in the country,” said Edward Koren, partner and leader of the firm’s private wealth services practice group. “It is a recognition of the fact that the private wealth area continues to be a significant part of the firm's practice, because we not only bring together many subspecialties in the private wealth arena, but also can provide our clients with direct access to top legal talent in many other areas that may impact their particular asset base, such as securities, general business or intellectual property law, as well as experienced advice in their purchase or sale of jets, yachts or other particular properties."
Published since 1983, The Best Lawyers in America is widely regarded as the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. The Best Lawyers lists are compiled through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of top lawyers in the U.S. confidentially evaluate their professional peers.