Mitchell E. Herr exclusively concentrates his practice in securities litigation, primarily SEC and FINRA enforcement matters, in which he defends corporate clients and their directors and officers, financial institutions including broker-dealers, registered investment advisers and their associated registered persons, mutual funds, and hedge funds. Mr. Herr is Vice Chair of the Corporate Governance Subcommittee of the ABA’s Corporate Counsel Committee within the Business Law Section. He is a national speaker on SEC enforcement actions and has been elected by his peers to appear in The Best Lawyers in America (2006–09), and as a “Florida Super Lawyer” (2006–08), the “Florida Legal Elite” (2005–08), and a “South Florida Top Lawyer” (2005–08). Mr. Herr joined Holland & Knight in 2000, after serving for over five years as the chief trial counsel for the SEC’s regional office in Miami, where he was responsible for its litigation in eight states and two territories. At the SEC, he successfully handled many significant and complex SEC cases, including several of first impression. Mr. Herr graduated with honors from the University of Chicago Law School, where he served as Associate Editor of the Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.