NEW YORK (June 9, 2014) - Holland & Knight partners Anita Mosner and Janis Schiff were honored at the third annual Americas Women in Business Law Awards in New York on June 5, 2014. They joined more than 30 other female lawyers being recognized from across North America by Euromoney Legal Media Group.
Ms. Mosner was named "Best in Aviation" and Ms. Schiff received "Best in Real Estate" honors. Ms. Mosner practices in the areas of aviation law, public policy and regulation, competition and international law. She is also the deputy chair of Holland & Knight's Aviation team. Ms. Schiff has extensive experience representing property owners, asset managers and investors in connection with the development, redevelopment, sale, acquisition and leasing of retail, residential, condominium, office, mixed-use and hotel properties and venues.
The winners were selected based on research by the Euromoney Legal Media Group staff. They spoke with lawyers and other professionals across the Americas in both face-to-face and phone interviews, gathering information about candidates and incorporating other research from surveys and legal directories. Individual winners were judged on their professional accomplishments during the last 12 months as well as their influence within their areas of practice. Law firms were also recognized for their achievements in a variety of areas including female-friendly work practices, gender diversity initiatives and work-life balance programs.