Holland & Knight Creates National ERISA Litigation Team with Addition of Litigators in Atlanta
ATLANTA (April 20, 2020) – Holland & Knight has added a team of attorneys focused on ERISA and employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) litigation, as well as labor and employment law, to its Atlanta office. The group is led by partner Todd Wozniak, who will chair the firm's newly formed nationwide ERISA Litigation Team, and includes partners Lindsey Camp and Peter Hall. Mr. Wozniak and Ms. Camp were previously a partner and senior attorney, respectively, at Greenberg Traurig, while Mr. Hall was previously a partner with Chamberlain Hrdlicka.
"Todd and his team will add significant value to their practice groups and the Litigation Section overall due to the broad scope of their practice across ERISA litigation, as well as traditional labor and employment work," said Christopher G. Kelly, head of Holland & Knight's Litigation Section. "The current environment makes this area of law more relevant than ever, and we expect them to be very busy now and in the future."
"Todd and his team bring enormous experience and will complement our Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice nicely," said Holland & Knight partner John D. Martini. "With more than 20 members, our national team has become a powerful asset to clients looking for high-quality representation."
Mr. Wozniak defends companies, fiduciaries and public institutions throughout the United States in ERISA, employee stock ownership plan, labor and employment, and business disputes. Mr. Wozniak is also experienced in wage-and-hour litigation, state and federal whistleblower statutes, non-discrimination laws, plant closing and mass layoff laws, collective bargaining and traditional labor relations, executive contracts and compensation, non-compete and trade secrets litigation, and partnership/business disputes.
Mr. Wozniak is consistently recognized as a leading attorney in his area by Chambers USA, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers. He earned a J.D. degree from the University of Michigan Law School and an A.B. degree from Duke University.
"Peter, Lindsey, and I are excited to join Holland & Knight and help strengthen the ERISA and business litigation practices for the challenges that lie ahead," said Mr. Wozniak. "This is an incredibly difficult time for our clients and businesses across the globe and business needs are evolving on a daily basis. My team and I firmly believe that the Holland & Knight platform, and its existing resources and leadership, will allow us to better assist our current clients and the firm's institutional clients as they face the challenges of worldwide economic disruption."
Mr. Hall focuses his practice on the nationwide representation of businesses in all facets of labor and employment law, with an emphasis on litigation matters. He has significant experience defending companies in wage/hour class and collective actions, as well as in litigation involving trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and computer theft. Mr. Hall received a J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University Law School and a B.A. degree from The Ohio State University.
Ms. Camp defends companies, fiduciaries and executives throughout the United States in ERISA, employee stock ownership plan, labor and employment, and business disputes. She has experience litigating complex class actions involving ERISA, including cases alleging non-exempt prohibited transactions and breaches of fiduciary duty, and federal securities laws, as well as cases involving anti-discrimination laws, trade secrets and other business disputes. She earned a J.D. degree from Wake Forest University School of Law and a B.S. degree from Vanderbilt University.