Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Holland & Hart Lawyers and Practices in Colorado

Holland & Hart LLP announced that Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, an annual guide identifying top attorneys and law firms in the U.S., ranked 87 Holland & Hart attorneys and 33 of the firm's Chambers-defined practice areas, by market, in its 2016 edition, reinforcing the firm's leading presence in our seven-state footprint across the Rocky Mountain region and in Washington, D.C. The firm ranked nationally in the practice areas of Environment and Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy. More details can be found in the firm-wide press release.

Highlights of the firm's Colorado offices include:

  • 21 Holland & Hart attorneys were individually recognized by Chambers as "leaders in their field"
  • Five attorneys earned the Band 1 ranking within their practice area
  • Seven practice areas were recognized in Colorado, including four ranked Band 1: Labor & Employment, Natural Resources & Environment, Real Estate, and Real Estate: Construction
  • Robert Benson and Paul Phillips were ranked as "Senior Statesman," given to lawyers with close links to major clients and remain pivotal to the firm's success
  • Three Colorado attorneys were nationally ranked for their practices: Trip Mackintosh (Denver) International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions; Mark Safty (Denver) Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy; and Thomas Sansonetti (Greenwood Village) Native American Law

London-based Chambers & Partners publishes directories that assess and rank the world's leading lawyers. Chambers USA rankings are the result of in-depth interviews with clients and other leading law firm lawyers as well as assessing recent matters completed. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.

2016 Colorado Firm Rankings:

Location Practice Area
Colorado Corporate/M&A
Colorado Intellectual Property
Colorado Labor & Employment
Colorado Litigation: General Commercial
Colorado Natural Resources & Environment
Colorado Real Estate
Colorado Real Estate: Construction

2016 Colorado Individual Rankings:

Full Name Location Practice Area
Betty Carter Arkell Colorado Corporate/M&A
Michael S. Beaver Colorado Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
Robert E. Benson Colorado Real Estate: Construction
Jude A. Biggs Colorado Labor & Employment
J. Kevin Bridston Colorado Real Estate: Construction
Rebecca W. Dow Colorado Real Estate
Gregory A. Eurich Colorado Labor & Employment
Gregory E. Goldberg Colorado Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Christina Groll Colorado Corporate/M&A
Steven M. Gutierrez Colorado Labor & Employment
James E. Hartley Colorado Litigation: General Commercial
Scott S. Havlick Colorado Intellectual Property
John M. Husband Colorado Labor & Employment
Jeffrey T. Johnson Colorado Labor & Employment
Jane Michaels Colorado Intellectual Property
Litigation: General Commercial
Brian M. Mumaugh Colorado Labor & Employment
Paul D. Phillips Colorado Natural Resources & Environment
Elizabeth A. Sharrer Colorado Real Estate
Lucy Stark Colorado Corporate/M&A
Beat U. Steiner Colorado Real Estate: Hotels & Leisure
Christopher H. Toll Colorado Litigation: General Commercial

2016 Nationwide Individual Rankings (Colorado attorneys):

J. Trip Mackintosh Nationwide International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
Mark D. Safty Nationwide Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
Thomas L. Sansonetti Nationwide Native American Law

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