MIAMI – February 22, 2006 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Holland & Knight announced today that Martin H. Cohn will assume the role of Chief Marketing Officer for the firm, effective March 6, 2006. Cohn, a veteran marketer with 25 years’ experience, will oversee all strategic marketing and business development for the firm’s national and international offices. Holland & Knight’s marketing department has 34 professionals providing support to the firm’s 1,250 lawyers.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Cohn was director of marketing for the Southeast Region of Grant Thornton LLP. Headquartered in Miami, his responsibilities included leadership of the marketing, business development and public relations initiatives for the region’s 15 offices. In 2004 Cohn was named one of South Florida’s “corporate elite in accounting” by the South Florida Business Journal. His experience also includes senior marketing roles for Precision Response Corporation and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, both in Miami.
“We are very proud and fortunate to land Marty Cohn,” said Holland & Knight Managing Partner Howell W. Melton, Jr. “His broad background and enviable track record in professional services marketing will be extremely valuable to our firm’s strategic marketing and business development initiatives, not only in Florida, but throughout the U.S. and abroad.”
“This is a very exciting time to join Holland & Knight and work with their outstanding lawyers and talented marketing team,” said Cohn. “We have a clear vision of where we want to be as a firm and I am honored to be part of the leadership team that will achieve these successes.”
Cohn is a member of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and the Broward Alliance. He served as Chairman of the Board for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Florida and as a board member of Gilda’s Club South Florida and the Broward Coalition for Literacy. Cohn holds a bachelor of business administration degree from Hofstra University.
Cohn will be based in the firm’s Miami office.
About Holland & Knight LLP: Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,250 lawyers in 25 U.S. offices. Other offices around the world are located in Mexico City, Tokyo and Beijing, with representative offices in Helsinki, Caracas and Tel Aviv. Holland & Knight is among the world’s 15 largest firms, providing representation in litigation, business, real estate and governmental law. Our interdisciplinary practice groups and industry-based teams ensure clients have access to attorneys with the best expertise, regardless of location. www.hklaw.com