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PROVIDENCE, RI – June 1, 2005 – Holland & Knight LLP is pleased to an…

PROVIDENCE, RI – June 1, 2005 – Holland & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Providence, Rhode Island partners Neal McNamara, Gary Pannone and David J. Tracy have been named leading attorneys by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers 2005-2006. The firm has a total of 58 lawyers listed this year.

Neal McNamara practices in the firm’s Litigation Section, focusing on employment law. He has successfully handled matters involving all major employment-related statutes, including Title VII, the ADA, FMLA and ADEA, as well as state law employment issues, including non-compete agreements.

Gary Pannone, Executive Partner in the firm’s Providence office, practices in the Business Law Section at Holland & Knight with a concentration in the representation of closely held businesses. He is experienced in counseling emerging and established companies regarding corporate governance matters as well as the structuring and negotiating of mergers and acquisitions.

David J. Tracy is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Section, practicing in all areas of commercial real estate, with a particular emphasis on malls, shopping centers, office and mixed use developments, commercial real estate, commercial leasing, condominiums, construction contracts, construction and permanent financing as well as debt restructuring.

Chambers USA, the American counterpart of the established Chambers Global – The World’s Leading Lawyers, is designed to reflect market opinion through a year’s worth of surveys of clients and lawyers across the United States. It is one of a series of Chambers & Partners independent, objective, and research-based guides to the legal profession.

About Holland & Knight LLP: Holland & Knight is a commercial law firm with more than 1,250 lawyers in 26 offices in the United States. Internationally, offices are located in Mexico City, Tokyo and Beijing, with representative offices in Helsinki, Caracas and Tel Aviv. Holland & Knight is among the 15 largest firms worldwide, providing representation in all major areas of law. www.hklaw.com

Contact: Kristin Ricca, Holland & Knight LLP (813) 769-4335 kristin.ricca@hklaw.com

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