Holland & Knight has named a black woman as executive partner of its 107-lawyer Miami office, the firm's fifth-largest office. In her new role, labor and employment partner Kelly-Ann Cartwright will become the only black woman managing partner at a large firm in South Florida. Black bar leaders cheered the appointment, but said it was long overdue. Said one, "The fact that this is the first African-American woman to achieve this at a major law firm is very telling of where we are."
New Head of Holland's Miami Office Represents a First
Daily Business Review
September 21, 2007