Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Practices Expand with the Addition of Two New Associates in Boise

Kirk Houston and Clay Karwisch have joined Holland & Hart’s Boise office to further advance the firm’s real estate and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice areas. Holland & Hart's Real Estate and Construction practice is one of the largest and most sophisticated in the Mountain West. In addition, the firm continues to combine attorneys’ in-depth industry knowledge and experience with practical and creative solutions that achieve our clients' goals.

“We’re excited to welcome Kirk and Clay to our office. They bring distinctive experiences that will provide our real estate and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights clients a high quality of customer service. We look forward to their success here at Holland & Hart,” said Brian Hansen, administrative partner of the firm’s Boise office.

Kirk Houston assists clients with bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters. Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Houston served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ronald J. Wilper, of Idaho’s Fourth Judicial District, and as an associate in the Boise office of Moffatt Thomas, where his practice focused on commercial litigation, creditors’ rights, and loan transactions. He received his B.A. from the College of Idaho and his J.D. from the University of Idaho College of Law. Houston is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Idaho and Montana.

Clay Karwisch focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition, financing and leasing of all types of real estate assets. He also regularly advises fund sponsors in the structuring and formation of funds for investment in real estate. Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Karwisch was an associate in the Atlanta office of King & Spalding. He received his B.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. Karwisch is not admitted to practice in Idaho. He is only admitted to practice in Georgia.


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