Attorney at Holland and Knight LLP
Warren Tolman is an experienced attorney, formerly Of Counsel at Holland & Knight LLP. He practiced in the Government and Real Estate Departments of the firm. Mr. Tolman has substantial experience working with businesses, the bio-tech industry, and emerging technologies. Previously, Mr. Tolman served as a State Senator and State Representative in the Massachusetts legislature from 1991-1999. He chaired the Joint Committee on Taxation and the Committee on State Administration during his tenure in the legislature. He also served on the Banks and Banking Committee, among other committees. In 1998, Mr. Tolman was the Democratic nominee for Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor in the closest governor’s race in the country. He left Holland & Knight in 2001 to run for the Democratic Nomination for Governor. He made Massachusetts history by running as the first “clean elections” candidate under public financing in Massachusetts, and returned to Holland & Knight in 2002.
Mr. Tolman speaks regularly on a wide variety of state and governmental issues and has published numerous articles and commentary. He has taught at Boston College Law School and Northeastern University School of Law. In the community, Mr. Tolman is active in a number of different civic and charitable organizations. Mr. Tolman is a graduate of Amherst College and Boston College Law School cum laude.