Recognition

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.
The Best Lawyers in America
316 lawyers representing more than 80 different practice areas were named Best Lawyers in America in the 2017 guide. Additionally, 18 Holland & Knight attorneys were named "Lawyer of the Year" in their respective areas (August 2016).
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).
The Women in Law Empowerment Forum
Holland & Knight earned Gold Standard Certification from The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for the sixth 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 2016).
The Legal 500 United States
Holland & Knight's government relations and land use/zoning practices received nationwide top–tier rankings in the Legal 500 United States guide. The firm secured seven practice rankings and 33 individual lawyer recommendations (June 2016).
Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 Guide
More than 150 Holland & Knight attorneys were named in the Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 guide. The firm also received the national No. 1 ranking in Aviation Finance (May 2016).
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 2015 through the ABA Military Pro Bono Project (February 2016).
BTI Consulting Group
Holland & Knight is one of the top 25 firms recommended for more than 5 years in a row by corporate counsel in BTI Consulting Group's Annual Survey and is also named to the 2016 BTI Client Service A-Team. In the 2016 BTI Litigation Outlook report, Holland & Knight is ranked among the top 10 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 identified among those leading the litigation market in the areas of class actions and torts, IP litigation, complex commercial litigation and product liability litigation (December 2015).
U.S. News - Best Lawyers
Holland & Knight received national first-tier rankings in the 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" guide in 35 practice areas, in addition to 165 metropolitan first-tier rankings. The firm was also named "Law Firm of the Year" in the both Admiralty & Maritime Law and Native American Law (November 2015).
Human Rights Campaign
Holland & Knight received a "perfect score" of 100 percent on The Human Rights Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index for 2016, and was also recognized with a "perfect score" in the 2015 report. The report rates American workplaces on their commitment to LGBT equality and inclusion (November 2015).
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).
Chambers Latin America 2016 Guide
9 Holland & Knight Business attorneys, 1 Litigation attorney and 1 Government attorney were ranked in the Chambers Latin America 2016 guide. The recognition spans the guide's Latin America-wide, Mexico and Colombia sections (September 2015).
2015 Best Places to Work
For the second year in a row, the Orlando Business Journal named Holland & Knight’s Orlando office as one of the "2015 Best Places to Work in Central Florida" based on employee satisfaction and benefits (May 2015).
Latin Lawyer 250
Holland & Knight is recommended as one of Latin America's leading law firms worldwide by the 2015 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 energy, financial services, infrastructure, international and cross border transactions, and litigation (March 2015).
Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers for Business Guide
The 2015 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 and Shipping Litigation (March 2015).
ABA's Health Law Section - Annual Top 10 Law Firms
Holland & Knight received top recognition in the American Bar Association's Health Law Section - Annual Top 10 Law Firms in the Northeast (2014) and Southeast (2015) rankings.