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.
Acquisitions in the material handling industry for PE portfolio companies, including individual transactions exceeding $30 million.
Acquisitions and dispositions of technology companies, including individual transactions exceeding $30 million.
Acquisition of manufacturing and service companies for over $30 million.
Sale of manufacturer in the cosmetics industry for over $35 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 manufacturing subsidiary of a publicly-traded company to a foreign buyer.
Joint ventures between large publicly-traded companies.
Sale of a division of a publicly traded pharmaceutical company.
Acquisition of an international resort company.
Complex commercial agreements, including customer and vendor contracts and SAAS agreements.
Acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures in the dental and pharmaceutical industries.
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
University of Kentucky, M.B.A., 2007
University of Kentucky, B.S. in Accounting, 2003, summa cum laude
Selected for inclusion in Kentucky Rising Stars, Business/Corporate Law, 2016-2017
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
American Quarter Horse Association
United States Equestrian Federation
Kentucky Hunter Jumper Association
Panel Member: 2019 Mid-South ACG Capital Connection, “What’s Up and Coming in MedTech: Connecting Healthcare Innovation & Private Equity”
Co-Author: “Limited Liability Companies in Kentucky,” 4th ed. (UK/CLE) (2019)