Press Release
November 4, 2021

Holland & Knight Receives 299 First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Guide

MIAMI (November 4, 2021) – Holland & Knight ranked as a national first-tier law firm in 39 practice areas, as well as "Law Firm of the Year" in Land Use and Zoning Law and Admiralty and Maritime Law, in the 2022 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" guide. In addition, the firm achieved 260 metropolitan first-tier rankings across 22 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. The 2022 "Best Law Firms" national rankings cover 75 practice areas, while as many as 127 practice areas are covered on the metropolitan lists. 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
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Equipment Finance Law
Federal Services Regulation 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 – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Tax
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Native American Law
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Tax Law
Transportation Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Atlanta

Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Government Relations Practice
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law

Austin

Administrative / Regulatory Law
Appellate Practice
Energy Law
Energy Regulatory Law
Environmental Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Boston

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Education Law
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Real Estate Law
Sports Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Charlotte

Banking and Finance Law

Chicago

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Commercial Litigation
Trusts & Estates Law

Dallas

Antitrust Law
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Copyright Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Individuals
Employment Law – Management
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Health Care Law
Insurance Law
Labor Law - Management
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Insurance
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation – Patent
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Securities
Litigation – Tax
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Natural Resources Law
Nonprofit / Charities Law
Oil & Gas Law
Patent Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Real Estate Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Tax Law
Trademark Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Denver

Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law

Fort Lauderdale

Corporate Law
Environmental Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Real Estate Law

Houston

Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Energy Law
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Tax Law

Jacksonville

Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Insurance Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Real Estate
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Los Angeles

Banking & Finance Law
Employment Law – Management
International Trade and Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
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
Land Use & Zoning Law
Leveraged Buyouts & Private Equity Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Securities
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
Venture Capital Law

New York City

Admiralty & Maritime Law
Banking & Finance
Construction Law
Criminal Defense – White-Collar
Energy Regulatory Law
Equipment Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Real Estate Law
Transportation Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Orlando

Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Insurance Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Real Estate
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
Media Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Tax Law

Philadelphia

Commercial Litigation
Employment Law – Management
Financial Services Regulation Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law

Portland, Ore.

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Compliance 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 – Land Use
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Native American Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Utilities Law
Transportation Law

Stamford

Corporate Law

Tallahassee

Administrative / Regulatory Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice
Health Care Law
Insurance Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Tax
Tax Law
Natural Resources 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
Financial Services Regulation Law
Government Relations Practice
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.

Admiralty & Maritime Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice
Land Use & Zoning Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation – Real Estate
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Native American Law
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

West Palm Beach

Commercial Litigation
Insurance Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance

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