Press Release
November 1, 2019

Holland & Knight Receives 230 First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Guide

MIAMI (November 1, 2019) – Holland & Knight ranked as a national first-tier law firm in 34 practice areas, as well as "Law Firm of the Year" in admiralty and maritime law and banking and finance litigation, in the 2020 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" guide. In addition, the firm achieved 196 metropolitan first-tier rankings across 21 of its U.S. offices.

The "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from leading attorneys in their fields. This year's results featured more than 12,000 law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 75 practice areas and by metropolitan area in 127 practice areas. Only one firm in each of the nationally ranked practice areas received the prestigious "Law Firm of the Year" recognition.

First-tier rankings for Holland & Knight include:

National
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Equipment Finance Law
Health Care Law
Insurance Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Tax
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Native American Law
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Tax Law
Transportation Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Alaska
Commercial Litigation

Atlanta
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Government Relations Practice
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Public Finance Law

Austin
Environmental Law

Boston
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Education Law
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Real Estate Law
Sports Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Charlotte
Banking and Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Chicago
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law – Management
Government Relations Practice
Land Use & Zoning Law
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Dallas
Banking and Finance Law
Real Estate Law

Denver
Corporate Law

Fort Lauderdale
Corporate Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Jacksonville
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Insurance Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Real Estate
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Los Angeles
International Trade and Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Native American Law
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Miami
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Individuals
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
First Amendment Law
Health Care Law
International Arbitration – Commercial
International Mergers & Acquisitions
International Trade and Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Securities
Litigation – Tax 
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Media Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Tax Law
Transportation Law
Trusts & Estates Law

New York City
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense – White-Collar
Employment Law – Management
Equipment Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants 
Real Estate Law
Transportation Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Orlando
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice
Insurance Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation – Real Estate
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
Media Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Tax Law

Portland, Ore.
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Leisure and Hospitality Law
Trusts & Estates Law

San Francisco
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Environmental Law
Equipment Finance Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Utilities Law

Stamford
Corporate Law

Tallahassee
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice
Health Care Law
Insurance Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Tax
Tax Law
Water Law

Tampa
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Government Relations Practice
Insurance Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Tax
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Washington, D.C.
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice
Land Use & Zoning Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Real Estate
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Native American Law
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

West Palm Beach
Commercial Litigation

Litigation – Banking & Finance

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