Press Release
June 2, 2016

Leonard H. Gilbert Honored by the Hillsborough County Bar Association for Distinguished Career

TAMPA, Fla. (June 2, 2016) – Holland & Knight’s Leonard H. Gilbert, a partner in the firm's Tampa office, was honored on May 26 at the Hillsborough County Bar Association (HCBA) Trial & Litigation Section's annual awards luncheon.

Mr. Gilbert received the Herbert G. Goldburg Award, the highest award given by the HCBA Trial & Litigation Section. The award recognizes trial lawyers who, during the course of a distinguished career, have exhibited fairness, integrity, courtesy, zeal, forensic skill, legal acumen, good sense, and respect for fellow lawyers.

Mr. Gilbert is a graduate of Harvard Law School and a member of Holland & Knight’s Financial Services Practice Group. He represents clients in the areas of banking, commercial finance, creditors' rights, insolvency, mediation, arbitration and commercial litigation. He is recognized as a top bankruptcy and creditors' rights lawyer by Chambers USA and The Best Lawyers in America, and is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell.

Mr. Gilbert is a former president of the HCBA and The Florida Bar and member of its Board of Governors. He is a current member of the American Bar Association's House of Delegates and formerly served as the director of the American Bar Foundation.

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