Stephen B. Moss

Stephen B. Moss


Stephen B. Moss is a partner in Holland & Knight's Fort Lauderdale office. Mr. Moss is a past Real Estate Section Leader of the firm. He practices in the areas of real property development law, hotel development and operations, title insurance and business law. In these areas his experience includes the representation of developers in complex transactions involving the hospitality industry, office and industrial parks, and a variety of other commercial projects, as well as providing general counsel to several companies.

Mr. Moss began the practice of law in 1971 following two years of active military service in the United States Army, including one year in Vietnam.


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D.
  • Tulane University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
  • United Way Worldwide, Mission United National Advisory Council, Chair
  • United Way of Broward County, Board of Directors
  • United Way of Broward County, Mission United Advisory Council, Founding Chair
  • Florida Governor’s Initiative on Lawyers Assisting Warriors (GI LAW), Holland & Knight Coordinator
  • Veterans Task Force of Legal Services Corporation, Member
  • Broward County Chapter of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association, Honorary Member of the Board of Directors
  • Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Past Chair
  • South Florida Wildlife Center, Past Development Partnership Council
  • Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc., Past Board of Directors
  • Broward Child Welfare Initiative, Co-Founder and Past Co-Chair
  • The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Fellow
  • The Florida Bar Foundation, Fellow
Honors & Awards
  • Past Chair's Award, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, 2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Real Estate Law, 2007-2020
  • Holland & Knight PCS Pro Bono All-Star, 2017-2019
  • Holland & Knight Community Service All-Star, 2019
  • Chesterfield Smith Lawyer of the Year Award, 2018
  • ARMY OneSource Excellence Award, 2017
  • Samford University's Humanitarian of the Year Award, 2016
  • Legal Aid Service of Broward County Russell E. Carlisle Advocacy Award, 2016
  • Holland & Knight's Living the Commitment Award, 2016
  • Deliver the Dream Community Champion, 2016
  • Carolyn M. Michaels Leadership Award, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, 2015
  • The Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award, 17th Judicial Circuit, 2014
  • Holland & Knight Public and Charitable Service All-Star, 2014
  • Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Salute to Business Hall of Fame Honoree, 2013
  • Most Effective Lawyer Finalist, Pro Bono, Daily Business Review, 2013
  • Family Central Role Model, 2004
  • Sun Sentinel and Family Central Child Advocate of the Year, 2003
  • Olympic Torchbearer, 1996
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated


Speaking Engagements