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Holland & Hart's Reno Office Expands with the Addition of Three Attorneys

The firm welcomes Associates Joshua Halen, Jordan Walsh, and Elliot Weiss

Holland & Hart is pleased to announce the addition of Reno associates Joshua Halen, Jordan Walsh, and Elliot Weiss. Each of these lawyers brings diverse life and legal experiences that broaden the firm’s practice areas, adding immediate value to our clients.

“We are delighted to welcome Josh, Jordan, and Elliot to our Reno office,” said Jim Newman, Administrative Partner of the firm’s Reno office. “As the requirements of our clients continue to grow, we are expanding our teams to serve those needs. In addition to these three new attorneys, we welcomed Doug Thornley and Jaclyn Calicchio last year. All five attorneys bring a level of sophisticated experience that enhances our ability to serve clients’ strategic business goals,” added Newman.

Joshua Halen has joined the firm’s commercial litigation practice. He advises clients on compliance with state and federal laws across multiple industries. Josh draws on his experience arguing before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and a strong background in shareholder derivative suits, business disputes, real estate transactional and property disputes, construction defect litigation, employment law, and civil rights litigation at the State and Federal level in trials and appeal. Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Josh served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Bureau of Litigation, Public Safety Division at the Nevada Attorney General’s office and as a litigation associate at a Reno law firm.

Jordan Walsh has joined the firm’s labor & employment practice. She represents public and private entities in collective bargaining. In addition, Jordan manages and conducts grievance mediation and grievance arbitration and advises clients on state and federal employment law. She has appeared before the Supreme Court of Nevada, the Employee-Management Relations Board, and Nevada Equal Rights Commission/Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Jordan was an associate in labor and employment law and civil litigation with a Northern Nevada law firm. Jordan is admitted to practice in Nevada and California.

Elliot Weiss has joined the firm’s corporate practice. He leverages his background in corporate finance and private banking to provide clients with efficient and cost-effective solutions for a wide range of corporate transactional matters. He advises and works with early-stage and later-stage private and public companies providing representation to clientele in the areas of mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, secured and unsecured private financings, and securities registration and compliance. Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Elliot worked as a corporate associate in the Los Angeles and New York City offices of a mid-size, international law firm where he practiced in the areas of securities registration and capital markets compliance, mergers and acquisitions, private financings and asset-based lending. He is admitted to practice in California and New York, but not yet admitted to practice in Nevada.

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