Holly is an experienced business transactions lawyer that keeps her clients’ objectives at the forefront while acting as a trusted advisor and integral team member. She leads the firm’s private equity acquisitions and divestitures team. Holly regularly negotiates complex commercial agreements, leads M&A deals and joint ventures, and advises on business structure. Her clients include publicly traded corporations, private equity portfolio companies, and individual entrepreneurs who appreciate her creative problem-solving and strategic counsel. She is passionate about understanding her clients, their business, and goals, and delivering the most practical and efficient solutions.
Acquisition of high-performance textile company for a foreign publicly traded company in a transaction exceeding $42 million.
Negotiation of complex commercial agreements for both publicly traded and private companies.
Structure and negotiation of joint ventures for publicly traded companies.
Acquisition of a family-owned industrial equipment manufacturer for a private equity portfolio company.
Acquisition of telecommunication company by private equity portfolio company from an entrepreneur.
Sale of a manufacturer in the cosmetics industry for a founder for over $35 million to private equity buyer.
Acquisitions in the material handling industry, including individual transactions exceeding $30 million.
Sale of medical device manufacturing subsidiary of publicly traded company to a foreign buyer.
Acquisitions and dispositions of technology companies, including individual transactions exceeding $30 million.
Acquisition of manufacturing and service companies for over $30 million.
Acquisition of a global provider of customer management services for $820 million.
Acquisitions, dispositions, and financing of coal properties and operations, including individual transactions exceeding $600 million.
Sale of a division of a publicly traded pharmaceutical company.
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 2007, magna cum laude
Kentucky Law Journal
Order of the Coif
CALI Awards for Contracts & Sales, Securities Regulation and Employment Law
University of Kentucky, M.B.A., 2007
University of Kentucky, B.S. in Accounting, 2003, summa cum laude
Selected for inclusion in Kentucky Rising Stars, Business/Corporate Law
June 11, 2020
November 18, 2016
November 18, 2015
February 19, 2015
January 5, 2015