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Chambers USA 2018 Ranks Holland & Hart Lawyers and Practices

Holland & Hart LLP announced today that Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, an annual guide identifying top attorneys and law firms in the U.S., ranked 86 Holland & Hart attorneys and 33 of the firm's Chambers-defined practice areas, by market, in its 2018 edition, reinforcing the firm’s leading presence in our eight-state footprint and in Washington, D.C.

Highlights of the firm’s 2018 Chambers rankings include:

  • 86 Holland & Hart attorneys individually ranked, with 20 Band 1 rankings
  • 14 practice areas ranked Band 1
  • Nationally ranked in Environment and recognized in International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
  • Two attorneys nationally ranked:
    • Steven Pelak in International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
    • Thomas Sansonetti in Native American Law
  • Utah partner James Barnett included in the “Spotlight Table” for his specialized Labor and Employment: ERISA practice

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.

2018 Individual Rankings:

Full Name Location Practice
Bryce Alstead Nevada Environment
Lois A Baar Utah Labor & Employment
Christopher Balch Colorado Corporate/M&A
James L Barnett Utah Labor & Employment: ERISA
Carl Barton Utah Real Estate
Fritz R Battcher Nevada Corporate/Commercial
Mike Beaver Colorado Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
Adrienne Bell Utah Real Estate
Blaine Benard Utah Litigation: General Commercial
Bryan Benard Utah Labor & Employment
Dean Bennett Idaho Labor & Employment
Robert E Benson Colorado Real Estate: Construction
Bradford Berge New Mexico Litigation: General Commercial
Kevin Bridston Colorado Real Estate: Construction
David K Broadbent Utah Real Estate
Gian Brown Nevada Corporate/Commercial
Teresa Buffington Wyoming Corporate/M&A and Real Estate
Bradley Cave Wyoming Labor & Employment
Thomas Chandler Idaho Corporate/Commercial
John Davis Utah Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries
Patrick Day Wyoming Litigation: General Commercial
Karen D Dennison Nevada Real Estate
Rebecca W Dow Colorado Real Estate
Michael Drapkin Colorado Intellectual Property
Elizabeth Dunning Utah Labor & Employment
Walter Eggers Wyoming Litigation: General Commercial
Robert A Faucher Idaho Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Michael Feldewert New Mexico Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries
Murray Feldman Idaho Natural Resources & Environment
Paula Fleck Wyoming Labor & Employment and Litigation: General Commercial
David A Garcia Nevada Corporate/Commercial
Gregory E Goldberg Colorado Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Laura Granier Nevada Environment
Kyle Gray Montana Natural Resources & Environment
Christina Groll Colorado Corporate/M&A
Steve Gutierrez Colorado Labor & Employment
George M Haley Utah Litigation: General Commercial
Brian Hansen Idaho Corporate/Commercial
John P Harrington Utah Litigation: General Commercial
James E Hartley Colorado Litigation: General Commercial
Scott Havlick Colorado Intellectual Property
Charles Hingle Montana Corporate/M&A
Christopher R Hogle Utah Litigation: General Commercial
John Husband Colorado Labor & Employment
Alison Johnson Idaho Corporate/Commercial
Jon Katchen Alaska Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries
Jordan Kessler New Mexico Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries
Greg Lindley Utah Corporate/M&A
J Frederick Mack Idaho Corporate/Commercial
Eric G Maxfield Utah Litigation: General Commercial
William W Mercer Montana Natural Resources & Environment
W Scott Mitchell Montana Natural Resources & Environment
Michael A. Monson Montana Real Estate
Brian Mumaugh Colorado Labor & Employment
Kevin R Murray Utah Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries
William G Myers III Idaho Natural Resources & Environment
Elizabeth A Nedrow Montana Labor & Employment
Hugh J O'Halloran Wyoming Real Estate
Kyle Parker Alaska Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries
J Stephen Peek Nevada Litigation: General Commercial
Steven W Pelak USA - Nationwide International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
Larry Petersen Montana Corporate/M&A
Marc Porter Utah Corporate/M&A
Jason Prince Idaho Litigation: General Commercial
Larry E Prince Idaho Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Patrick Reilly Nevada Litigation: General Commercial
Cecilia Romero Utah Labor & Employment
Thomas L Sansonetti USA - Nationwide Native American Law
Scott Scherer Nevada Gaming & Licensing
Emily Schilling Utah Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries
Lucy Schlauch Stark Colorado Corporate/M&A
Frederick Schmidt Nevada Environment
Elizabeth Sharrer Colorado Real Estate
J Walter Sinclair Idaho Litigation: General Commercial
Nicole Snyder Idaho Corporate/Commercial
Newal Squyres Idaho Litigation: General Commercial
Beat Steiner Colorado Real Estate: Hotels & Leisure
Erik Stidham Idaho Litigation: General Commercial
Joe Teig Wyoming Litigation: General Commercial
Christopher Toll Colorado Litigation: General Commercial
Steven E Tyler Utah Real Estate
Shawn Welch Utah Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries
Matthew Wells Utah Corporate/M&A
Mark Wiletsky Colorado Labor & Employment
Jody Williams Utah Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries
Mary V York Idaho Litigation: General Commercial

2018 Firm Rankings

Location Practice
Alaska Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries
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
Idaho Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Idaho Corporate/Commercial
Idaho Labor & Employment
Idaho Litigation: General Commercial
Idaho Natural Resources & Environment
Montana Corporate/M&A
Montana Labor & Employment
Montana Natural Resources & Environment
Nevada Corporate/Commercial
Nevada Litigation: General Commercial
Nevada Real Estate
New Mexico Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries
New Mexico Litigation: General Commercial
USA - Nationwide Environment
USA - Nationwide International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
Utah Corporate/M&A
Utah Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries
Utah Intellectual Property
Utah Labor & Employment
Utah Litigation: General Commercial
Utah Real Estate
Wyoming Corporate/M&A
Wyoming Labor & Employment
Wyoming Litigation: General Commercial
Wyoming Real Estate

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