IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate
Holland & Hart

With 13 offices spread through Alaska, Colorado, Wyoming, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, New Mexico and Washington DC, Holland & Hart is a highly regarded business firm.

The firm was founded in 1947 in Denver, which remains the firm’s largest office. It is the largest Colorado-based firm as well as the largest firm in Wyoming. 


Focusses / specialisms

The firm does exceptional work in financial and corporate practice areas, as well as in project development. 

The firm has experience in capital markets, representing issuers in bond issuances, equity funding and recapitalizations.

In the M&A practice, the firm represents strategic sellers and acquirers in company acquisitions, asset acquisitions and strategic partnerships. 

The firm’s project development and finance practice largely work on project financing. It represents developers in power purchase agreements, project acquisitions, acquisition financing and project funding. It is well known within the energy industry. 

within the corporate practice firm-wide, 50% of partners are women.


Key clients

Key clients for the firm include Roaring Fork Wind, Flying Cow Wind, MGM Resorts International, Duke Energy Renewables, Summit Turquoise, Webroot, DCP Midstream, Caliber Midstream Partners, Jalex Holdings and Bow River Capital.


Research period review: 30th edition (2019/2020)

During the research period the Colorado offices engaged in a couple of capital markets transactions, specifically bond issuances, Series D funding and recapitalizations.

The M&A team acted mostly on the sell side in acquisitions.

The projects teams represented developers mostly in power purchase agreements and project sales. Renewable energy was a big industry for the team, especially wind and solar energy.

In the M&A practice the Colorado office hired partners Chuck Cotter and Finity Jernigan from Polsinelli. The Utah office saw partner Kristy Kimball join from Kimball Law. The Idaho office saw the departure of partner Tom Chandler.


Deal highlights: 30th edition (2019/2020)

Carbonite $619 million acquisition of Webroot

DCP Midstream $600 million 5.125% bond issue 

Duke Energy Renewables acquisition of 60MW Palmer solar project