With a history of extensive legal experience, solid industry connections and leadership in both legal and industry organizations, Holland & Knight and our attorneys are frequently recognized by leading industry groups and publications.
U.S. News - Best Lawyers
Holland & Knight received national first-tier rankings in the 2019 U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" guide in 35 practice areas, in addition to 195 metropolitan first-tier rankings. The firm was also named "Law Firm of the Year" in both both Land Use & Zoning Law and Litigation – Construction (November 2018).
Mansfield Rule Certification
Holland & Knight was recognized as one of only 27 firms to earn the Mansfield Certified Plus 2018 designation where women and minority lawyers represent at least 30 percent of a significant number of firm leadership roles and committees.
The Best Lawyers in America
336 lawyers representing more than 90 different practice areas were named Best Lawyers in America in the 2019 guide. Additionally, 26 Holland & Knight attorneys were named "Lawyer of the Year" in their respective areas (August 2018).
Chambers Latin America Guide
14 Holland & Knight business attorneys were ranked in the 2019 Chambers Latin America guide. The recognition spans the guide's Latin America, Colombia and Mexico sections (August 2018).
BTI Consulting Group
The BTI "Most Recommended Law Firms" 2018 report places Holland & Knight in an exclusive group of firms that have been recommended by corporate counsel, in an unprompted manner, for more than 16 years in a row for superior client service. The firm is also named to the 2018 BTI Client Service A-Team. In the 2018 BTI Litigation Outlook report, Holland & Knight ranked among the top five percent of all law firms in the United States based on feedback from legal decision-makers at the world's largest companies. The firm was also listed on BTI's Honor Roll of Most Feared Law Firms for 2018, and identified among those leading the litigation market in the areas of class actions and torts, IP litigation, complex commercial litigation and product liability litigation.
The Women in Law Empowerment Forum
Holland & Knight earned Gold Standard Certification from The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for the eighth year in a row for its achievement in providing women attorneys with opportunities for financial success and positions at the highest level of firm leadership (June 2018).
The Legal 500 United States
Holland & Knight was recognized as a Top-Tier Firm in Real Estate – Land use/zoning and secured seven practice rankings as well as 28 individual lawyer recommendations in the Legal 500 United States 2018 guide (June 2018).
Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business Guide
More than 145 Holland & Knight attorneys were named in the Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2018 guide (May 2018).
Yale Law Women's Top 10 Female Friendly Law Firms
Holland & Knight has been named one of the top 10 female friendly law firms by Yale Law Women. In addition to its inclusion in the Top 10 list, Holland & Knight was honored as one of the firms at which women make up at least 50 percent of associates (April 2018).
Latin Lawyer 250
Holland & Knight is recommended as one of Latin America's leading law firms worldwide by the 2018 Latin Lawyer 250. The firm's Latin America Practice is noted for work in the U.S., Mexico, Colombia and across borders in the areas of Corporate/M&A, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Arbitration, Litigation, White Collar Crime and Compliance, and Tax (March 2018).
Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers for Business Guide
The 2018 Chambers Global – The World's Leading Lawyers for Business guide named Holland & Knight among the world's leading law firms in the areas of Aviation Finance, Shipping Finance, Shipping Litigation and International Private Client (February 2018).
ABA Military Pro Bono Project Outstanding Services Award
Holland & Knight was recognized by The Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP) as a recipient of the ABA Military Pro Bono Project Outstanding Services Award for extraordinary pro bono services in 2017 through the ABA Military Pro Bono Project (February 2018).
Two Holland & Knight practice groups, Hospitality and Native American Law, were named 2017 Practice Groups of the Year by Law360. The publication recognized the practice groups of law firms whose significant litigation wins and considerable deals in 2017 resonated throughout the legal industry (January 2018).
Human Rights Campaign
Holland & Knight received a "perfect score" of 100 percent on The Human Rights Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index for 2018, and was also recognized with a "perfect score" in both the 2017 and 2016 reports. The index report rates American workplaces on their commitment to LGBT equality and inclusion (December 2017).
BTI Consulting Law Firms with the Best Associates
Holland & Knight is ranked among the top eight law firms for quality of its associates in the newly released "Law Firms with the Best Associates 2017" report by The BTI Consulting Group, Inc (August 2017).
The Best Workplaces in Central Florida
The Orlando Sentinel named Holland & Knight as one of the "Top 100 Companies" in the large employer category based on employee satisfaction and benefits (August 2017).
Working Mother Magazine and Flex-Time Lawyers
Holland & Knight was recognized as one of the "2016 Best Law Firms for Women" for leading the industry in creating and using best practices in retaining and promoting women lawyers (July 2016).
National Journal
Holland & Knight received the 2015 National Journal Membership Innovation Award, which recognizes D.C.'s top creative individuals and organizations for their work in advancing the craft of government affairs. The firm was honored for its "innovation in decision-making" through its distinct process of identifying legislative champions on Capitol Hill by using Quorum Analytics to analyze voting records, co-sponsorships and statements (October 2015).
ABA's Health Law Section - Annual Top 10 Law Firms
Holland & Knight has received top recognition in the American Bar Association's Health Law Section - Annual Top 10 Law Firms in the Northeast and Southeast rankings.