In Tampa, Holland & Knight announced the hiring of litigation partner Martin Burke, previously a partner at Burr & Forman. Burke is the second partner to join the firm’s Tampa litigation team in the last month, following May’s addition of former NBC data privacy officer Hilary Lane.

Burke represents clients in state and federal court litigation and assists companies with litigation preparedness, according to his Holland & Knight bio. In an interview, Tampa litigation group leader Joseph Varner said Burke is bringing clients in manufacturing, banking, local businesses and Fortune 500 companies.