Press Release
October 16, 2009

Three Holland & Knight Attorneys Named Finalists in Washington Business Journal’s 2009 Top Washington Lawyers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 16, 2009 – Three Holland & Knight partners have been named as finalists in the Washington Business Journal 2009 Top Lawyer ranking.

The following lawyers were named finalists in their respective practice areas:

  • Alban "Alby" Salaman – Trusts
  • Carolyn Brown – Zoning
  • Patricia Harris – Land Use and Zoning

The Washington Business Journal's Top Washington Lawyers recognizes attorneys who practice in commercial Washington, provide legal counsel to Washington businesses and have an impact on local business and politics. Winners and finalists are designated within 15 practice areas and chosen by a group of judges selected by the publication.

Salaman is the chair of Holland & Knight's Mid-Atlantic Region Private Wealth Services Group. Since 1983 when he left Internal Revenue Service, he has been a "go to" attorney for sophisticated estate planning, trusts and estates and prenuptial agreements. His clients include a host of area family business owners, sports stars, media figures and business executives. He has been recognized as a leading lawyer by several publications.

Brown is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Land Use Practice Groups, focusing on zoning, historic preservation, D.C. regulatory matters and administrative litigation. She has won approvals on a full spectrum of issues for a wide variety of clients ranging from individual homeowners seeking additions to their houses, to real estate developers looking to construct new mixed-use commercial buildings, or non-profit organizations, institutions or schools wishing to expand their programs.

Harris is a partner in the firm’s Bethesda office and practices in the area of zoning and land use. She focuses on representing clients in zoning and land use matters before various administrative boards and commissions and elected officials, including the Montgomery County Council, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Planning Board, the Montgomery County Historic Preservation Commission, the Board of Appeals, Sign Review Board, the City of Gaithersburg and the City of Rockville Planning Commissions.

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