Press Release
October 26, 2010

Holland & Knight Attorneys Named 2011 "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America

Miami, Fla. – October 26, 2010 – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that four of the firm's lawyers representing its Orlando and Tallahassee offices have been honored as 2011 "Lawyers of the Year" by Best Lawyers.

Since 2009, Best Lawyers designated “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as a “Lawyer of the Year.”

Lawyers receiving this accolade have some of the highest ratings in the Best Lawyers' surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

The following Holland & Knight lawyers were named in their respective practice areas. The notations of (10), (20) and (25) indicate that individual has been included on the list for at least that many years and the (year) indicates the first year the attorney was listed on The Best Lawyers lists.

2011 Best Lawyers, "Lawyer of the Year"
Martha Barnett - Government Relations Law - Tallahassee (1995) (10)
James M. Ervin, Jr. - Tax Law - Tallahassee (1999) (10)
Roger W. Sims - Environmental Law - Orlando (1995) (10)
William B. Wilson - Bet-the-Company Litigation - Orlando (1993) (10)

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.

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