Press Release
July 23, 2012

Holland & Knight Named a Top Firm for Director Liability Issues for the Sixth Year

WASHINGTON– July 23, 2012 – Holland & Knight has been named the number one law firm in the United States for dealing with director liability issues, according to the annual "Top Corporate Governance Law Firms Survey" released by Directors & Boards magazine. Holland & Knight has been recognized as a top law firm for director liability issues each of the six years that Directors & Boards has conducted this survey.

Directors & Boards asked more than 300 private, public and nonprofit directors and officers to name up to three law firms they felt were best in three categories, including director liability issues, general corporate governance, and board-level mergers and acquisitions. In addition to taking the top award for handling director liability issues, Holland & Knight ranked fourth for managing board-level mergers and acquisitions and fifth for general corporate governance issues.

"Directors and other senior management are constantly dealing with director liability matters. We are gratified that they have identified us as a firm they trust for effectively handling these issues on their behalf," said Thomas H. Bentz, Jr., leader of the firm's D&O and Management Liability Insurance Group. “This ranking signifies Holland & Knight's experience in evaluating, negotiating and enforcing directors and officers liability insurance policies, as well as our reputation for providing superior client service.”

Full details of the survey results were published in the Directors & Boards Annual Report 2012.

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