Kendall M. Wilson is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Tampa office. She practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate governance.

Ms. Wilson advises public and private companies in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, as well as special committees in evaluating, negotiating and approving merger or other change-in-control proposals. In addition, Ms. Wilson has represented both companies and underwriters in various securities offerings, including initial public offerings and public debt and equity offerings.

Ms. Wilson advises public companies, boards of directors, audit committees and special committees on regulatory compliance, disclosure and corporate governance requirements arising from federal securities laws and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ Stock Market rules. She also counsels these clients on other corporate laws, proxy advisory firm guidelines and best practices.

Specifically, Ms. Wilson regularly advises with respect to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) periodic reporting, financial reporting, proxy statements, shareholder activism, Section 16 reporting, insider trading, director and officer liability, equity compensation plans and employee stock purchase plans. In addition, Ms. Wilson is well-versed in matters regarding board functions, fiduciary duties, succession planning, risk management, independence and executive compensation.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Wilson was a corporate associate at a law firm based in the Northeast. While in law school, Ms. Wilson was an intercollegiate athletics legal extern with the University of Notre Dame Athletics Department and an editor of the Journal of College and University Law.

Ms. Wilson's representative matters include:

  • represented Capital Partners Holdings Inc. in its acquisition of Spray Control Systems LLC (Minimizer), which is engaged in the business of designing, developing, manufacturing, selling, marketing and distributing aftermarket accessories for the heavy-duty truck market


  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D.
  • Yale University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Tampa Downtown Partnership, Board of Directors
  • The Junior League of Tampa, Legal Committee
  • Tampa Connection, Class of 2019
  • Society for Corporate Governance
  • The Florida Bar