BOSTON – May 30, 2013 – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that Robert J. Kaler has joined the firm's Boston Litigation Practice Group as a partner. He was previously a partner with McCarter & English.
Mr. Kaler focuses on complex commercial litigation, including jury trials, arbitrations, class actions, and appeals on behalf of publicly-traded and privately-held corporations, major banks and financial institutions, public authorities and agencies, and private organizations and individuals. He regularly handles disputes in the areas of corporate governance, commercial and international transactions and contracts, fraud, antitrust, and unfair competition law, securities, shareholder derivative, and investment fund claims, intellectual property and information technology disputes, and major project design, construction, and engineering.
Mr. Kaler is recognized as a top litigation and trial attorney by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers magazine, and the Martindale-Hubbell rating service. He is a member of the Massachusetts, New York, and District of Columbia bars.
"We are very pleased to welcome Bob to our growing team," said Ralph Lepore, chair of Holland & Knight's Boston Litigation Group. "With more than 30 years of experience, including extensive trial experience, Bob is equipped to handle some of the most complex and critical business disputes. We expect Bob to quickly become an extremely valuable team member and advocate for our clients."
"I'm happy to be joining such a talented group of lawyers and look forward to being part of Holland & Knight's large national and international litigation practice," said Mr. Kaler.
Holland & Knight's Boston Litigation Practice Group has more than 60 attorneys practicing in the areas of complex commercial litigation, class actions, intellectual property, bankruptcy, product liability, environment, securities litigation, and labor and employment. They handle matters for clients in a wide variety of industries, but have extensive experience in the energy, technology, maritime, construction, transportation, and education sectors.
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