Providence, RI, October 26, 2004 LAWFUEL – Law, legal, attorney, law firm news– This year, 126 Holland & Knight LLP lawyers have been selected for The Best Lawyers in America 2005-2006 (Copyright 2004 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.), a publication widely regarded as the definitive legal referral guide in the United States. Four lawyers from the firm’s Providence office are included this year.
The selection process of Best Lawyers is conducted through a peer-review survey in which 16,000 leading attorneys cast more than half a million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties. This is a distinctive honor because lawyers must be nominated by their peers and no lawyer is listed in exchange for a payment of a fee.
The following Providence lawyers are being recognized this year.
Gregory L. Benik
Joseph M. DiOrio
Financial Institutions and Transactions Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
R. Daniel Prentiss
Personal Injury Litigation
David J. Tracy
Real Estate Law
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, and strategic alliance relations in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Holland & Knight is among the 15 largest firms worldwide, providing representation in all major areas of law. www.hklaw.com