MIAMI – LAWFUEL – Law Firm Newswire – April 1, 2008 – Holland & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Ralph Lepore, a litigation partner in the firm’s Boston office, has been elected chair of the firm’s Directors Committee. In addition, eight partners were elected or re-elected to the committee.
The Directors Committee, made up of 24 Holland & Knight partners located in offices throughout the country, is the policy-making body of the firm. The election occurred at the firm’s annual conference, held recently in Orlando, Fla.
New directors and their respective Holland & Knight office locations are partners Jennifer Hernandez, San Francisco; and Chad Tiedemann, Washington, D.C.
Re-elected directors and their respective Holland & Knight office locations are partners Larry Hamilton, Jacksonville, Fla.; George Mencio, Miami; Summey Orr, Atlanta; David Sloan, Boston; Mark von Bergen, Portland, Ore.; Bill Wilson, Orlando, Fla.
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