Kristin L. Padgett

Senior Counsel


Kristin Padgett is a Tampa business attorney on Holland & Knight's Public Companies and Securities Team. Ms. Padgett is experienced in capital markets transactions and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting and compliance.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Padgett was an associate at a Houston-based law firm where she represented energy clients in capital markets transactions. Ms. Padgett was also a U.S. associate at one of the U.K.'s "Magic Circle" law firms where she represented issuers and underwriters in multijurisdictional equity and debt offerings.


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Florida, B.A., Russian and Political Science, cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
  • New York
  • Crossroads for Florida Kids, Board of Directors, 2021-Present
  • Tampa Connection, Class of 2023
  • Adjunct Professor, Securities Regulation, Stetson University College of Law
Honors & Awards
  • Holland & Knight Pro Bono All-Star, 2021
  • Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2016-2019