Chambers USA Gives Holland & Knight High Marks In Multiple Areas

Sunday, July 1, 2007 - 00:00

Holland & Knight LLP has been named among the nation's leading law firms, earning top rankings in multiple practice areas and markets. Nationally, the firm ranked No. 1 in food & beverages: alcohol; Native American law; transportation: road (carriage/commercial); transportation: aviation litigation; transportation: shipping litigation; and transportation: shipping finance.

In addition, 90 Holland & Knight attorneys have been recognized among the nation's leading practitioners in the 2007 edition of Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers. For a full list, visit

Regionally, the firm earned a No. 1 ranking in Florida in six practice areas: banking & finance; construction; corporate/ mergers & acquisitions; immigration; real estate: zoning/land use; and tax. Holland & Knight was also named in the top tier in Illinois for its media and entertainment transactional practice and in Washington, DC for its real estate practice.

Other leading practices at Holland & Knight recognized by Chambers USA include antitrust; banking & finance: equipment finance & leasing; bankruptcy/restructuring; environment; government contracts and government relations; health care; insurance; labor & employment; Latin American investment; leisure & hospitality; litigation: white-collar crime & government investigations and general commercial; retail; tax: corporate; transportation: aviation finance and aviation regulatory; and wealth management.

Chambers USA is designed to reflect market opinion through a year's worth of surveys of clients and lawyers across the U.S. It is one of a series of Chambers and Partners independent, objective and research-based guides to the legal profession.

"We are proud that so many of our attorneys continue to be recognized by clients and peers for their expertise and client service," said Holland & Knight Managing Partner Howell W. Melton Jr. "Client service is a core value at Holland & Knight and it is rewarding to see more of our attorneys recognized by Chambers USA each year."