Holland & Knight Strengthens the Firm’s National Construction Industry

LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire – NEW YORK – January 10, 2008 – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that a prestigious group of construction attorneys have joined the firm’s New York office. Frederick “Rick” Rohn, Harry Sacks, Henry Rosenzweig and Deborah Roth were previously with Sacks Montgomery, P.C. in New York.

“The addition of this premier group of construction lawyers to our New York office strengthens the construction law capabilities of the entire firm,” said Andrew Stephenson, a partner in the firm’s Washington, D. C. office and chair of the Construction Practice Group. “Their presence will greatly enhance our ability to serve the needs of existing and new construction clients in New York as well as nationally and internationally.”

Frederick R. “Rick” Rohn joins the firm as a Partner. Rohn has twenty-five years of experience in the construction law field representing construction project owners, construction managers and contractors in negotiation and drafting of construction contracts, providing advice concerning issues and disputes during construction and in mediation, arbitration and litigation of disputes. He is a past chair of the Construction Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and has lectured on recent developments in construction law.

Harry P. Sacks joins the firm Of Counsel. Sacks is one of the most knowledgeable and experienced construction law attorneys in New York. He began his career with Nevius, Jarvis & Pilz, which traced its origins to the 1880’s in construction law. In 1967, Sacks founded what became known as Sacks Montgomery, one of the city’s leading construction law firms for forty years. He has represented clients in major cases involving all types of construction projects as well as real estate and product liability disputes.

Henry A. H. Rosenzweig joins the firm as an Associate. His practice focuses on commercial litigation with a strong emphasis on construction related matters. Prior to joining Sacks Montgomery, Rosenzweig was a legal advisor with a Tokyo law firm and corporate counsel for the US subsidiary of Shimizu Corporation, a large Japan-based general contractor.

Deborah C. Roth joins the firm as an Associate. She practices in the areas of construction law and commercial litigation.

About Holland & Knight LLP: Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,150 lawyers in 17 U.S. offices. Other offices around the world are located in Beijing and Mexico City, with representative offices in Caracas and Tel Aviv. Holland & Knight is among the world’s 18 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 throughout the firm, regardless of location. www.hklaw.com

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