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Biography

Holly is an experienced business transactions lawyer that keeps her clients’ objectives at the forefront while acting as a trusted advisor and integral team member.  She leads the firm’s private equity acquisitions and divestitures team.  Holly regularly negotiates complex commercial agreements, leads M&A deals and joint ventures, and advises on business structure.  Her clients include publicly traded corporations, private equity portfolio companies, and individual entrepreneurs who appreciate her creative problem-solving and strategic counsel.  She is passionate about understanding her clients, their business, and goals, and delivering the most practical and efficient solutions.

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Experience

Legal Work Highlights

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

Negotiation of complex commercial agreements for both publicly traded and private companies.

Structure and negotiation of joint ventures for publicly traded companies.

Acquisition of a family-owned industrial equipment manufacturer for a private equity portfolio company.

Acquisition of telecommunication company by private equity portfolio company from an entrepreneur.

Sale of a manufacturer in the cosmetics industry for a founder for over $35 million to private equity buyer.

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

Sale of medical device manufacturing subsidiary of 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.

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

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