Press Release
August 17, 2023

More than 560 Holland & Knight Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for 2024

27 attorneys named "Lawyers of the Year"

MIAMI (August 17, 2023) – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that more than 560 of the firm's attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2024 guide. Among those attorneys, 27 individuals were named as "Lawyers of the Year." In addition, 151 attorneys were named "Ones to Watch" in their respective practices. In 2024, only the top 5 percent of all practicing lawyers in the U.S. were selected by their peers for inclusion in the guide.

Attorneys on The Best Lawyers in America list are grouped by geographic region and practice area. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to ensure that they are in current practice and in good standing.

Additional recognitions are also awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region in a Best Lawyers edition. Only one lawyer is recognized as the "Lawyer of the Year" for each specialty and location. The Holland & Knight attorneys named "Lawyers of the Year" are:

Glenn A. Adams (Orlando): Corporate Law

Adam J. August (Tysons): Corporate Law

Roddy Bailey (Chattanooga): Mergers and Acquisitions Law

David A. Barkus (Miami): Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Robert E. Boston (Nashville): Labor Law - Management

Christopher W. Boyett (Miami): Trusts and Estates

Cindy A. Brazell (Atlanta): Banking and Finance Law

James B. Bristol (Nashville): Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Bo Campbell (Nashville): Project Finance Law

Chase Cole (Nashville): Corporate Law

Andrew B. Derman (Dallas): Natural Resources Law and Oil and Gas Law

Robert J. Grammig (Tampa): Corporate Law and Securities/Capital Markets Law

Jorge L. Hernandez-Toraño (Miami): International Mergers and Acquisitions

Chris N. Kolos (Orlando): Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants

Bruce May Jr. (Tallahassee): Energy Law

Thomas M. McAleavey (Orlando): Securities/Capital Markets Law

George Mencio Jr. (Miami): Transportation Law

William R. Mureiko (Dallas): Trusts and Estates

Frederick D. Page (Jacksonville): Litigation - Intellectual Property

Danielle C. Price (Miami): Venture Capital Law

Roberto R. Pupo (Miami): Health Care Law

David M. Rosenberg (Dallas): Nonprofit/Charities Law

Lawrence E. Sellers Jr. (Tallahassee): Government Relations Practice and Natural Resources Law

John M. Toriello (New York): Transportation Law

Matthew P. Vafidis (San Francisco): Admiralty and Maritime Law

Woodrow W. Vaughan III (Atlanta): Project Finance Law

The Holland & Knight attorneys named "Ones to Watch" are listed here.

The full list of Holland & Knight attorneys named The Best Lawyers in America for 2024 can be found here.

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