Managing Partner, Holland & Knight LLP


Steven Sonberg became Managing Partner of Holland & Knight in 2008, after serving as Chair of the firm’s Business Law Section. He has been named one of the top 100 leaders in South Florida and serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Miami.

Holland & Knight’s diversity efforts include a women’s initiative, affinity mentoring, and the Rising Stars Program, a leadership and marketing program for young female lawyers. The firm also has a scholarship for diverse students and a Young Native Writers Essay Contest. Holland & Knight was named an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2013.

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2017, 2013)
Fellows nominated:
2021: Agnes Doyle; 2020: Kyrus Freeman; 2019: Duvol Thompson; 2018: Janene Danielle Jackson; 2017: Kwamina Williford; 2016: Loren L. Forrest; 2015: Joshua Bosin; 2014: Erika R. Royal; 2013: Vivian Lee Thoreen; 2012: Tiffani G. Lee; 2011: Michael G. Taylor

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2021: Daniel Kavanaugh

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2021: Alec Gonzalez Whitsell, Josselin Aldana, Taniya Moore, Tamia Sutherland, Nathan Alamillo, Oreymi Dan-Princewill; 2020: Brooke Parmalee, Samara Harris, Natalie Crawford, Munis Safajou, Miguel Bacigalupe; 2019: Bhavin Shah, Elliot Jackson, Sameer Desai, Kensye Wood; 2017: Kristin Taylor; 2016: Zigan Danklou; 2015: Noelle Lattimore; 2014: Ragul Gorawara, Eliona Jankulla, Andrew Namkung; 2013: Christina Fernandez, Kyle Jackson, Gabriela Rodriguez; 2012: Lisa Mo Brown

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2020, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014) 


Member: Steven Sonberg

Diversity Professional: Tiffani G. Lee

Communications: Olivia Hoch