Ismail M. Ercan

Ismail Ercan


Ismail "Izzy" Ercan is an attorney in Holland & Knight's West Palm Beach office and a member of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice. Mr. Ercan focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, and fraud and asset recovery.

During law school, Mr. Ercan served as executive articles editor and diversity chair for the Boston College Law Review. In addition, he wrote for the school's student Impact blog and magazine. He interned for the Honorable Bruce Reinhart in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and worked in the Boston College Innocence Program, working to exonerate individuals wrongfully convicted in the Massachusetts criminal justice system. Mr. Ercan also provided pro bono services for Catholic Legal Services, Archdiocese of Miami.


  • Boston College Law School, J.D.
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., Political Science, Music and Spanish
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
  • The Florida Bar
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Vanderbilt Alumni Association, Miami/West Palm Beach Chapters
  • Vanderbilt Association of Hispanic and Latinx Alumni (VAHLA)
Honors & Awards
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2022
  • Sheila McGovern Award, Boston College Law School, 2022
  • Certificate of Pro Bono Excellence, Boston College Law School, 2022
  • Morgan Lewis Foundation Diversity Scholarship, Boston College Law School, 2020
  • John Seigenthaler Scholarship, Vanderbilt University, 2015-2019
Spoken Languages
  • English
  • Spanish