Holland & Knight issued the following announcement on July 26.
Holland & Knight announced that 12 more lawyers have joined its newly opened Philadelphia office, bringing the total number of lawyers there to 24. The firm also added one lawyer each in its Los Angeles and New York offices. These lawyers practice in the areas of corporate, M&A and securities, executive compensation and employee benefits, banking and financial services, healthcare and life sciences, labor and employment, and commercial litigation.
The new members of the Philadelphia office include Partners Paul Jaskot, Brian Miner, Travis Nelson, Andrew Soven and David Surbeck, Senior Counsel Lori Atkin, Robert Chiaravalloti, Rachel Shim and Cory Thomas, and Associates Nicole Martini, Ryan Meadows and Amy McVeigh. Thomas Yoo and Daniel Winters have joined the firm as partners in the Los Angeles and New York offices, respectively. Mr. Yoo will head the firm's Product Liability Life Sciences team.
"We are very pleased with the new additions to our firm," said Steven Sonberg, Holland & Knight managing partner. "The addition of Paul and Brian, two highly experienced transactional lawyers, is an important step in growing our presence in the Philadelphia market. They will strengthen our expanding national corporate and M&A practice. We will continue to look for opportunities in the Philadelphia legal market."
"Thomas and Dan are long-time colleagues of our new Philadelphia lawyers and welcome additions to our Los Angeles and New York offices," Mr. Sonberg continued. "Both are highly respected litigators in the pharmaceutical, life sciences and biotech sectors, particularly with respect to products liability, and will greatly enhance the firm's capabilities in this area."
"We are grateful for the very positive response from our clients about Holland & Knight's entrance into the Philadelphia market," said John Martini, executive partner of the office. "The firm's excellent reputation nationally allowed us to attract top legal talent and accelerate our expansion in this region."
Holland & Knight opened its Philadelphia office earlier this month. The office is located at Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Suite 800. The telephone number of the office is (215) 252-9600.
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