Press Release
February 22, 2018

Kelly-Ann Cartwright Elected Chair of Holland & Knight’s Directors Committee

MIAMI (February 22, 2018) – Holland & Knight’s Directors Committee has elected Miami-based Partner Kelly-Ann Cartwright as chair of the committee. The committee comprises 27 partners from across Holland & Knight and is the policy-making body of the firm. Ralph Lepore, a Boston-based partner, previously held the position.

Ms. Cartwright has been a member of the committee for more than 11 years. She also serves as the executive partner of Holland & Knight’s Miami office, which includes more than 250 lawyers and staff.

Ms. Cartwright practices in the areas of general civil and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on business torts and labor and employment law. She is consistently recognized as a top labor and employment attorney by The Best Lawyers in America guide. She has also been honored with the Transformative Leadership Award from InsideCounsel magazine and named a Distinguished Leader in Law by the Daily Business Review, an American Lawyer publication.

“Over the years Kelly-Ann has distinguished herself as a lawyer with strong management skills and excellent judgment,” said Steven Sonberg, managing partner of Holland & Knight. “She is widely respected throughout the firm.”

“I’m honored to be chosen for this important role,” said Ms. Cartwright. “Since the recession, Holland & Knight has experienced tremendous growth and success. I hope to contribute to the firm’s success by continuing its emphasis on industry expertise, innovation, and the provision of superior legal services.”

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