Benchmark Litigation Recommends Holland & Hart as a Leading Litigation Firm for 2013

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Holland & Hart LLP has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading litigation firms in Benchmark Litigation's 2013 guide, and twenty-two of its attorneys were named "local litigation stars" or "future stars."

Benchmark Litigation, a comprehensive annual guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys, has recognized Holland & Hart LLP as one of the nation’s leading litigation firms in its 2013 guide. The firm was honored with the designation of “highly recommended” in five states, the publication’s highest ranking. Twenty-two Holland & Hart attorneys were also named “local litigation stars” or “future stars.”

Patrick Day was also named a Tenth Circuit Litigation Star in Wyoming in the 2013 edition of Benchmark’s sister publication, Benchmark Appellate Litigation.

Benchmark Litigation is the only publication on the market to focus exclusively on litigation in the United States. The guide’s results are the culmination of a six-month research period that allows our researchers to conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients.

This is the fifth year Holland & Hart has been recognized as a “highly recommended” litigation firm by Benchmark Litigation.

Benchmark Litigation 2013 Local Litigation Stars and Future Stars:

Gregory Goldberg*
James Hartley - Antitrust, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property
Jane Michaels - Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property
Craig Stewart*
Christopher Toll - Commercial Litigation

Steven Andersen - Commercial Litigation
Walter Bithell - Commercial Litigation
Newal Squyres - Commercial Litigation, Employment Litigation

J. Stephen Peek - Commercial Litigation
Patrick Reilly - Commercial Litigation, Real Estate
Melissa (Orien) Beutler* - Construction Litigation

Lois Baar - Employment Litigation
Blaine Benard - Commercial Litigation
Brett Foster - Intellectual Property
Craig Galli - Energy & Environmental Litigation
George Haley - Commercial Litigation
John Harrington - Commercial Litigation
David Zimmerman - Construction & Energy Litigation

Bradley Cave - Labor & Employment Litigation
Patrick Day - Natural Resources, Gas & Oil Litigation; Tenth Circuit Litigation Star in Wyoming (Benchmark Appellate Litigation)
Walter Eggers III*
Joe Teig - Commercial Litigation

*Named a Benchmark Litigation future star. Benchmark “future stars” are partners who were repeatedly mentioned by their clients and peers as individuals who are likely to become “local litigation stars.”

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About Holland & Hart

With its firm-wide resources, local presence and coordinated efforts, Holland & Hart LLP delivers integrated legal solutions to regional, national and international clients of all sizes.

Since its inception in 1947, Holland & Hart’s more than 400 lawyers have consistently been recognized by leading national and international peer and industry review organizations for innovation and dedication to the practice of law.

Recently, Holland & Hart was recognized one of the top 20 firms in the nation by U.S.News & World Report and Best Lawyers® based on the total number of first-tier metropolitan rankings for 2011-12.

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