Holland & Knight LLP has been named among the nation's leading law firms in 19 practice areas, earning top rankings in multiple markets and a No. 1 ranking in the nation for its shipping and aviation transportation, Native American law and wealth management practices. In addition, 74 Holland & Knight attorneys have been recognized among the nation's leading practitioners in the 2006 edition Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers.
Regionally, the firm earned a No. 1 ranking in Florida in five practice areas: banking & finance, corporate/mergers & acquisitions, construction, immigration and tax. The firm also was named No. 1 in Illinois for its media and entertainment practice, and No. 1 in Washington, DC for its real estate practice.
Other leading practices recognized by Chambers USA include antitrust, bankruptcy/restructuring, employment, environment, government, healthcare, insurance, products liability, and general commercial litigation.
The following lawyers are recognized this year: Alcides Avila, Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A; Chester Bacheller, Corporate/M&A; Bernard Barton, Tax; Rodney Bell, Corporate/ M&A; Thomas Brownell, Construction; Kinder Cannon, Corporate/M&A; Randal Robert Craft, Transportation; Lawrence Curtin, Environment; Harold T. Daniel, Litigation; Laurie Webb Daniel, Litigation, Products Liability; William deMeza, Employment; James Ervin, Tax; Guy Farmer, Employment; Daniel Fessler, Energy & Natural Resources; Robert Friedman, Tax; Leonard Gilbert, Bankruptcy; Norman M. Glasgow Jr., Real Estate; Joseph Goldstein, Real Estate; Robert Grammig, Corporate/M&A; John Halula, Real Estate; William Hamilton, Litigation; David Harrington, Transportation; Shannon Hartsfield, Healthcare; Nancy Hengen, Transportation, and Eugenio Hernandez, Immigration.
Also Jennifer Hernandez, Environment; Jerome Hoffman, Antitrust; John Hogan, Litigation; Mark Holcomb, Tax; Marilyn Holifield, Employment; William Honan, Transportation; Chester Hooper, Transportation; Thomas Jones, Insurance; David Kahn, Real Estate; Ed Koren, Wealth Management; Robert Labate, Media & Entertainment; Jerome Levine, Native American Law; Scott Macleod, Corporate/M&A; Gael Mahony, Litigation; Juan Mayol, Real Estate; Christopher McCarty, Banking & Finance; George Mencio Jr., Corporate/M&A; Morris Miller, Healthcare; John Monaghan, Bankruptcy; William Mutryn, Corporate/Commercial; Tracy Nichols, Litigation; Mary Ann B. Oakley, Employment; William Piels, Transportation; Peter Prieto, Litigation, and John Pritchard, Transportation.
Also Whayne Quin, Real Estate; Wilfredo Rodriquez, International Arbitration; Janis Schiff, Real Estate; James Seay, Real Estate; Larry Sellers, Environment; Stephen Brett Shapiro, Construction; James Shirley, Transportation; Jennifer Short, Litigation; Roger Sims, Environment; Steven Sonberg, Corporate/M&A; Rodolfo Sorondo, Litigation; Brian Starer, Transportation; Andrew Stephenson, Construction; Peter Strand, Media & Entertainment; Charles Stutts, Banking & Finance; Ben Subin, Construction; Jovi Tenev, Transportation; Chad Tiedemann, Real Estate; Charles Tobin, Media & Entertainment; Edward Vogel III, Banking & Finance; Alan Vollmann, Real Estate; Augustine Weekley, Healthcare; Andrew Weinstein, Tax, and Christopher Weiss, Construction.