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August 15, 2019

Best Lawyers® Names 20 Holland & Hart Lawyers of the Year and 170 Best Lawyers

Holland & Hart is pleased to announce that 20 “Lawyers of the Year“ were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored with this recognition. Additionally, 170 lawyers across the firm have been included in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Best Lawyers has published its list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in good standing and currently practicing.

For a complete list of the 170 Holland & Hart attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America 2020 list, please click here.

Those named 2020 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” include:

Name Specialty Metro Area
Andrea Anderson Trademark Law Boulder
Christopher J. Balch Venture Capital Law Denver
Teresa Burkett Buffington Mergers and Acquisitions Law Cheyenne
Timothy S. Crisp Corporate Law Santa Fe
A. John Davis III Energy Law Salt Lake City
Donald A. Degnan Copyright Law Boulder
Laura A. Dinan Trusts and Estates Denver
Michael L. Drapkin Patent Law Boulder
Murray D. Feldman Natural Resources Law Boise
Kyle Gray Appellate Practice Billings
George M. Haley Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Salt Lake City
James E. Hartley Litigation - Intellectual Property Boulder
James E. Hartley Litigation - Patent Boulder
Bryce K. Kunimoto Litigation - Banking and Finance Las Vegas
W. Scott Mitchell Litigation - Insurance Billings
William G. Myers III Litigation - Environmental Boise
Jeremy J. Nork Litigation - Construction Reno
Hugh J. O'Halloran Real Estate Law Jackson-WY
Jack D. Palma II Environmental Law Cheyenne
John F. Shepherd Natural Resources Law Denver

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