Holland & Knight Expands M&A, Private Equity and Securities Practices
MIAMI (March 18, 2016) – Holland & Knight today announced the addition of 10 corporate lawyers from Greenberg Traurig's Miami office. The group includes Partners David Barkus, Ira Rosner, Aaron Slavens, Jordan Taylor and Marc Druckman and Associates Henry Roque, Jordan Schneider, Kyle Hershey, Danica Malloy and George Pita.
The group has a broad corporate practice that focuses on public and private company mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, co-investments and joint ventures. Much of the group's work involves representation of private equity clients and public companies. The work for private equity clients primarily involves mergers, acquisitions and dispositions; for public companies it includes equity and debt securities offerings and advice concerning SEC reporting. The group has also developed a significant practice representing insureds and underwriters in matters involving the issuance of M&A representations and warranties insurance policies.
"We are very pleased to add such an outstanding group of lawyers to our firm," said Steven Sonberg, Holland & Knight managing partner. "They are among the most highly respected lawyers in Miami, with outstanding clients and extraordinary practices. Their addition will strengthen our national private equity practice, while significantly expanding our South Florida corporate practice."
"Our practices align well with Holland & Knight's existing client base. We look forward to continuing the growth of the firm's corporate practice," said Mr. Barkus, who served as co-chair of Greenberg Traurig's Miami corporate and securities practice. "We are excited about the future of Holland & Knight and welcome the opportunity to join our new colleagues."
Mr. Rosner is a finalist for the Lawyer of the Year Award presented by the Daily Business Review, a South Florida business and legal news publication.