MANAGING PARTNER, HOLLAND & KNIGHT, MIAMI
Holland & Knight has a rich heritage in Florida, with roots dating to 1889, when Peter O. Knight opened a law office in Tampa. The firm now comprises about 1,400 lawyers and a staff of 1,100 in 25 domestic and three foreign offices. In Florida, the firm has more than 360 lawyers in seven offices. The firm’s operations center is located in Brandon and employs approximately 330 who support the lawyers and professionals across the firm’s platform. Sonberg, once a tax lawyer, helped build the corporate practice for the firm in South Florida and served as chair of the firm’s Business Law Section from 2003-08. He has served as managing partner since 2008.
|EDUCATION||New York University (BS, LL.M), University of Miami (JD)|
|CIVIC EFFORT||For the past two years, the firm has been helping to lead the Governor’s Initiative on Lawyers Assisting Warriors (GI LAW), which supports Florida’s active military members and veterans with pro bono services.|
|READING||The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock, by Edward White; The Man Who Ran Washington, by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser|