Press Release
April 11, 2024

Janene Jackson Named New Leader of Holland & Knight in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON (April 11, 2024) – Holland & Knight has named Janene Jackson executive partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. Ms. Jackson will oversee the day-to-day management of the 190-plus lawyer office, while continuing to manage her local government practice. She replaces David Whitestone, who began his term as managing partner on the firm’s executive leadership team this month.

“We are proud to have Janene as our new executive partner,” said Holland & Knight Chair and Chief Executive Officer Bob Grammig. “Since joining Holland & Knight in 2014, Janene has continuously proven herself to be a tremendous asset to the firm. Her record of leadership in the D.C. community is truly remarkable, and she will lead our Washington office with enthusiasm and wisdom.”

Ms. Jackson uses her extensive experience to help clients navigate the legislative and regulatory aspects of local government. Having worked in all branches of the government of the District of Columbia, Ms. Jackson brings a 360-degree approach to assisting clients with their government relations and lobbying needs, business development interests and legal representations in administrative proceedings.

In the community, Ms. Jackson serves as president of the D.C. Bankers Association and on the board of directors of the District of Columbia Building Industry Association and the National Building Museum. She also serves on the board of directors of the DC Fire & EMS Foundation and is a member of the Federal City Council and Economic Club of Washington, D.C.

The Washington, D.C., office is one of Holland & Knight’s largest offices and features the bipartisan and highly regarded Public Policy & Regulation Group, as well as lawyers with extensive experience in real estate, white collar defense and investigations, federal and regulatory litigation, national security and defense, international trade, healthcare, transportation, wealth planning, tax and corporate practice matters.

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