Press Release
May 31, 2018

Holland & Knight Lawyers, Practices Recognized in Legal 500 U.S. Guide

MIAMI (May 31, 2018) – Several Holland & Knight practices and attorneys received recommendations in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500 United States. In addition, the firm's land use/zoning practice was recognized as top-tier nationwide.

Holland & Knight also was recommended in the following practice areas:

  • Finance: Structured Finance: Securitization
  • Government: Government Relations
  • M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500 million)
  • Real Estate: Construction (including construction litigation)
  • Real Estate
  • Transport: Aviation and Air Travel: Finance
  • Transport: Shipping: Finance

Five Holland & Knight attorneys were recognized as “leading lawyers.” They include:

  • Fred Bass – Transport: Aviation and Air Travel: Finance
  • Steven Elrod – Real Estate: Land Use/Zoning
  • Joseph Goldstein – Real Estate: Land Use/Zoning
  • John Pritchard – Transport: Aviation and Air Travel: Finance
  • Stephen Shapiro – Real Estate: Construction (including construction litigation)

Twenty-eight Holland & Knight attorneys were recommended within the editorial sections of the guide. They include:

Finance: Structured Finance: Securitization

  • Eileen Bannon

Government: Government Relations

  • Paul Bock
  • Nicole Elliott
  • Rich Gold
  • Robert Highsmith
  • Joel Roberson
  • Gerry Sikorski

M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500 million)

  • Martin Clarke

Real Estate

  • Christopher Camarra
  • Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz
  • Joseph Guay
  • Douglas Praw
  • Melissa Turra

Real Estate: Construction (including construction litigation)

  • Deborah Griffin
  • Frederick Rohn
  • Stephen Shapiro

Real Estate: Land Use/Zoning

  • Steven Elrod
  • Joseph Goldstein
  • Kenneth Lowenstein

Transport: Aviation and Air Travel: Finance

  • Fred Bass
  • Brian Daigle
  • Phillip Durham
  • Carrie Friesen-Meyers
  • Nathan Leavitt
  • William Piels
  • John Pritchard

Transport: Shipping: Finance

  • Richard Furey
  • Jovi Tenev

Published for 29 years, The Legal 500 provides comprehensive worldwide coverage on legal services providers in 107 jurisdictions. Research is based on feedback from more than 250,000 corporate counsel worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have extensive experience in the legal market.

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