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Steven Elrod Re-Elected to Holland & Knight’s Directors’ Committee …

Steven Elrod Re-Elected to Holland & Knight’s Directors’ Committee

CHICAGO, April 26, 2005 – Holland & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Steven M. Elrod, Executive Partner of the firm’s Chicago office, has been re-elected to serve on the firm’s national Directors’ Committee. The election occurred at the firm’s annual meeting of its more than 700 partners, recently held in Orlando, Florida.

Elrod represents private and public sector clients in local government, real estate development, zoning and land use matters. He is the Corporation Counsel for the city of Highland Park, Illinois, the Village Attorney for the Village of Northbrook, Illinois and is actively involved in the firm’s local government representation practice, the largest law practice of its kind in the state of Illinois.

Elrod is an active member of the Chicago Bar Association, and is a past chairman of the Local Government Committee. Elrod is also a member of the American Bar Association, the International Council of Shopping Centers and the American Planning Association. He earned his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Tulane University in 1979 and his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law in 1982.

The Directors’ Committee consists of 24 partners from Holland & Knight’s offices around the country and is the policy-making body of the firm. Members of the Directors’ Committee are elected for three-year terms.

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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