Holland & Knight Strengthens Litigation Practice with Addition of Cason Kirby in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (October 25, 2023) – Holland & Knight has strengthened its nationally recognized Litigation Section with the addition of Partner Cason Kirby in Birmingham. Mr. Kirby's practice includes a broad range of commercial disputes, with particular experience in business competition issues. He was previously a partner with Campbell Partners.
"Cason represents an exciting opportunity for the firm to continue to expand its litigation practice both locally and nationally," said Colin Luke, executive partner of Holland & Knight's Birmingham office. "He will greatly assist in our efforts to elevate Holland & Knight's reputation in the Alabama legal community, and we are thrilled to have him join our firm."
Mr. Kirby regularly represents clients in the financial services and insurance sectors in restrictive covenant enforcement, trade secrets disputes, and unfair competition and business tort claims. He also has extensive experience counseling corporate officers, directors and shareholders on fiduciary duty and shareholder rights issues, including litigating minority shareholder oppression and breach of fiduciary duty claims.
"Holland & Knight's vast resources and commitment to growth will allow me to build upon my practice and better serve my clients," said Mr. Kirby. "I am eager to get started and deepen the firm's litigation bench across the country."
Mr. Kirby received a J.D. degree from The University of Alabama School of Law and a B.A. degree from The University of Alabama, where he also served as president of the student body. He has been recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine for his business litigation practice every year since 2018 and is a member of the Alabama Law Institute.