Veteran capital markets lawyer Bradley Houser has joined Holland & Knight’s Miami office as a partner, joined by associate Shane Segarra.

They came from Akerman, where Houser practiced for over 20 years and previously chaired its Miami corporate practice.

Houser has nearly 30 years of experience handling a wide variety of capital markets, banking and other transactional matters. The attorneys have extensive experience with real estate investment trusts and special purpose acquisition corporations.

The lawyers were recruited as part of Holland & Knight’s strategic expansion of its corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and securities practice, said the firm’s managing partner, Steven Sonberg. Corporate lawyers also were added last year in Miami and Stamford, Connecticut, to build the current team of 50 in South Florida and more than 250 nationally.

Houser, who is also a certified public accountant, began his career at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington. He is active on the executive committees and boards of the Orange Bowl Committee and the Beacon Council. He also serves as a lifetime honorary director of the Iowa Law School Foundation and is past chair of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School’s board of trustees.

Holland & Knight has more than 1,200 lawyers and other professionals in 27 offices throughout the world.

Veteran capital markets lawyer Bradley Houser has joined Holland & Knight ‘s Miami office as a partner, joined by associate Shane Segarra.

They came from Akerman, where Houser practiced for over 20 years and previously chaired its Miami corporate practice.

Houser has nearly 30 years of experience handling a wide variety of capital markets, banking and other transactional matters. The attorneys have extensive experience with real estate investment trusts and special purpose acquisition corporations.

The lawyers were recruited as part of Holland & Knight ‘s strategic expansion of its corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and securities practice, said the firm’s managing partner, Steven Sonberg. Corporate lawyers also were added last year in Miami and Stamford, Connecticut, to build the current team of 50 in South Florida and more than 250 nationally.

Houser, who is also a certified public accountant, began his career at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington. He is active on the executive committees and boards of the Orange Bowl Committee and the Beacon Council. He also serves as a lifetime honorary director of the Iowa Law School Foundation and is past chair of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School’s board of trustees.

Holland & Knight has more than 1,200 lawyers and other professionals in 27 offices throughout the world.