Holland & Knight's recent combination with Thompson & Knight has significantly expanded the firm's capabilities in the Labor, Employment and Benefits Group. With the addition of seven partners and 11 lawyers in Dallas after the merger, Holland & Knight's Labor, Employment and Benefits Group now includes more than 80 attorneys in 23 offices nationwide, including 14 attorneys in Texas. The merger was effective on Aug. 1, 2021.

The firm's offerings in employment litigation include employment-related class actions, wage-and-hour individual and collective actions, whistleblower retaliation, wrongful termination, employee benefits, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) compliance, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) investigations and lawsuits and other discrimination claims. The team also brings an extensive amount of employment management and counseling as well as workplace safety compliance, employment-related investigations and employment-based immigration experience.