Robert J. "Bob" Grammig

Robert J. "Bob" Grammig


Holland & Knight LLP

Recognized since 1997

Tampa, Florida

Practice Areas

Corporate Governance Law

Corporate Law

International Trade and Finance Law

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Securities Regulation

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Corporate Governance Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - International Trade and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Corporate Law
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Robert J. Grammig is a partner and leader of the firmwide Public Companies and Securities Practice at Holland & Knight. Mr. Grammig has practiced for more than 30 years in the areas of public company mergers and acquisitions, securities law, general corporate law and international business transactions. He serves on the firm's Directors Committee.

Mr. Grammig has represented both companies and underwriters in numerous public company offerings. He has also led legal teams on behalf of acquirors, target companies and special committees in a large number of publicly announced merger and acquisition transactions, several of which valued at greater than $1.0 billion. Mr. Grammig regularly advises boards of directors, audit committees and special committees regarding corporate governance matters. He has devoted a substantial part of his practice to international business transactions, representing both United States and foreign entities, including representations involving significant transactions in Asia, Europe and Latin America. He served as general counsel to the Host Committee for the 2012 Republican National Convention. Mr. Grammig regularly participates as a panelist in KPMG's Audit Committee Institute and also serves as secretary of the Florida Chapter of the German American Chamber of Commerce.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas A. Clark, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits.

Location

  • 100 North Tampa Street, Suite 4100
    Tampa, FL 33602

Education

  • Harvard University, JD, graduated 1981
  • University of Pennsylvania, MA, graduated 1978
  • University of Pennsylvania, BA, graduated 1978

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • District of Columbia, The District of Columbia Bar

Affiliations

  • Crisis Center of Tampa Bay - Board of Directors
  • District of Columbia Bar Association - Member
  • Florida Chamber of Commerce - Board of Directors
  • German American Chamber of Commerce - Leadership Committee

Federal Clerkships

  • United States Court of Appeals

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - International Trade and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Corporate Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Corporate Governance Law, Tampa (2023)
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Tampa (2021)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Tampa (2019)
  • Corporate Governance Law, Tampa (2018)
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Tampa (2018)
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Tampa (2016)
  • Corporate Governance Law, Tampa (2015)
  • Securities Regulation, Tampa (2014)
  • Corporate Law, Tampa (2013)
  • International Trade and Finance Law, Tampa (2013)
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Tampa (2013)
  • Corporate Governance Law, Tampa (2012)
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law, Tampa (2010)
  • Corporate Law, Tampa (2009)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation

Awards:

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Who's Who Legal
  • Lawdragon Top 500 Dealmakers
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend magazine
  • Corporate Counsel Edition, Super Lawyers magazine
  • Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2006-2013
  • The Legal 500 Latin America, Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions, 2013
  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, 2003-2013
  • Best Lawyers in America, Tampa Corporate Lawyer of the Year 2019, 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America, Tampa International Trade and Finance Lawyer of the Year 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America, Tampa Corporate Governance Lawyer of the Year 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America, Tampa Securities/Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America, Tampa Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Lawyer of the Year 2013

Publications

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