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Biography

When clients are buying or selling a business or negotiating a complex commercial agreement, Holly is an integral member of their team. She has extensive experience leading business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. She keeps the business objectives of the transaction at the forefront and brings a positive and forward-looking approach to helping her clients accomplish their goals. Her clients include private equity portfolio companies, large publicly-traded corporations and individual entrepreneurs who appreciate her creative problem-solving and strategic counsel. Aside from regularly handling M&A matters, she frequently advises clients in connection with business structure, contract negotiations, shareholder and operating agreements, financing and a variety of other business matters.

Other Info About Holly

Experience

Legal Work Highlights

Acquisition of high-performance textile company for a foreign publicly traded company in transaction exceeding $42 million.

Acquisition of telecommunication company by private equity portfolio company.

Sale of manufacturer in the cosmetics industry for over $35 million.

Acquisitions in the material handling industry, including individual transactions exceeding $30 million.

Sale of manufacturing subsidiary for publicly-traded company to a foreign buyer.

Acquisitions and dispositions of technology companies, including individual transactions exceeding $30 million.

Acquisition of manufacturing and service companies for over $30 million.

Acquisition of a global provider of customer management services for $820 million.

Acquisitions, dispositions and financing of coal properties and operations, including individual transactions exceeding $600 million.

Sale of a division of a publicly traded pharmaceutical company.

Sales of gasoline distribution businesses for over $150 million.

Negotiate joint ventures for Fortune 50 company.

Negotiate complex commercial arrangements, including customer and vendor contracts.

Education

Law School

University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 2007, magna cum laude
Kentucky Law Journal
Order of the Coif
CALI Awards for Contracts & Sales, Securities Regulation and Employment Law

Graduate School

University of Kentucky, M.B.A., 2007

Undergraduate School

University of Kentucky, B.S. in Accounting, 2003, summa cum laude

Bar Membership

Holly is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Kentucky

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Selected for inclusion in Kentucky Rising Stars, Business/Corporate Law

 

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Kentucky Bar Association, Vice Chair of Business Law Section

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

American Quarter Horse Association

United States Equestrian Federation

Kentucky Hunter Jumper Association

Presentations

Holly was invited to speak at the following events:

Panel Member: 2019 Mid-South ACG Capital Connection, “What’s Up and Coming in MedTech: Connecting Healthcare Innovation & Private Equity”

Major Publications

Holly is an author of the following publications:

Co-Author: “Limited Liability Companies in Kentucky,” 4th ed. (UK/CLE) (2019)

Firm Committees

Holly serves on the following committee(s) at Frost Brown Todd:

Recruiting Committee, Member

Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Past Member