Press Release
October 17, 2011

Holland & Knight Partner Suzanne E. Gilbert Named President-Elect of the American Counsel Association

Orlando, Fla. – October 17, 2011 – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that Suzanne E. Gilbert, a partner in the firm's Orlando office, has been named President-Elect of the American Counsel Association. She will begin her one-year term as President in August 2012.

The American Counsel Association is the oldest association of independent law firms in the world and is comprised of approximately 300 members from across the United States, Canada, England, and other countries. The ACA was formed for the purpose of enhancing standards of practice, aiding deserving law students, and providing a social and business network for its distinguished members. Many of the ACA's members are present or past leaders within the American Bar Association or their respective state and local bar organizations. Member firms typically are limited to one per city, and multiple individuals from a member firm are eligible to join the Association.

Gilbert serves as the practice group leader for the firm's Central Florida Litigation Group, and practices in the areas of business and commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and bankruptcy and creditors' rights. She is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and was named in Florida Super Lawyers magazine as one of the Top 50 Women for 2011.

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