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Holland & Hart Appoints Lucy Stark Managing Partner

DENVER (Dec. 16, 2019) — Holland & Hart is pleased to announce that Lucy Stark has been appointed Managing Partner. Stark will replace Tom O’Donnell, who served the firm as Managing Partner for more than 11 years. Stark’s term begins on January 1, 2020.

“Over the years, I have watched Lucy evolve into an exceptional attorney with an intrinsic understanding of the firm’s mission and values,” said O’Donnell. “I am proud to pass the torch to Lucy and know she will build upon the great strides we have made in the last decade in solidifying our place as a leading law firm not just in the Mountain West, but across the country.”

Stark will work closely with Holland & Hart’s newly elected Firm Chair, Chris Balch, and the firm’s Management Committee to lead the firm moving forward.

“Lucy and I have worked alongside each other serving Holland & Hart’s corporate clients for more than 12 years and our strong working relationship will be an asset in our new leadership roles. We are aligned in our vision to elevate Holland & Hart as a national brand and in our commitment to honoring the firm’s core values,” said Balch.

Stark, who joined Holland & Hart in 2007, is currently the Practice Group Leader for the Corporate practice.

“First and foremost, I’d like to thank Tom for his long and excellent service as Managing Partner. I’m honored take on this role,” Stark said. “This is an exciting time for Holland & Hart as we look to harness innovations in technology and client service to meet the needs of our clients from coast to coast.”

Stark’s practice consists of advising both public and private companies on a broad variety of corporate transactions, including debt and equity capital markets transactions, securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, SEC compliance and corporate governance matters.

About Holland & Hart

Founded in 1947, Holland & Hart is a full-service Am Law 200 firm with offices in eight states and in Washington, D.C. We deliver integrated legal solutions to regional, national, and international clients of all sizes in a diverse range of industries. For more information, visit or on Twitter: @HollandHart.


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