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Mona Burton Appointed Practice Group Leader of Holland & Hart’s Real Estate, Construction, Finance, and Bankruptcy Group

(PRWEB) January 09, 2015

Salt Lake City partner Mona Burton has been appointed practice group leader of the firm’s Real Estate, Construction, Finance, and Bankruptcy practice group effective Jan. 1, 2015. She replaces Brad Boodt, who was elected to the firm’s Management Committee serving as Regional Office Representative.

As practice group leader, Burton will manage and oversee the practice group and its sub-groups to ensure its mission and goals are accomplished and clients are served at the highest level. The

70-lawyer group represents the interests of builders, developers, landlords, tenants, banks and other financing and lending institutions, receivers, and trustees in a wide range of legal matters.

“I’m honored the firm has selected me to lead this practice group, and I’m excited at the opportunities we face,” Burton said. “Brad Boodt did an outstanding job leading us for the last four years, and he will be a great leader on our Management Committee. We have an outstanding group of attorneys and paralegals in our practice group, and I look forward to working with them to enhance our clients’ goals.”

A Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy, Burton has an established reputation in the bankruptcy, insolvency, and restructuring community for integrity, credibility, and hard work. She was recognized as Lawyer of the Year, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law – Salt Lake City (2015) by The Best Lawyers in America©.

For over 35 years Burton has represented creditors, asset purchasers, debtors, committees, trustees, and receivers in bankruptcy and receivership cases serving the interests of clients in a number of industries, including real estate, technology, telecommunications, mining, manufacturing, transportation, retail, health, and retirement care and agriculture. In bankruptcy litigation, Burton prosecutes and defends fraudulent and preferential transfers, claims objections, motions for relief from stay, plan confirmations, and bankruptcy appeals.

“Mona has shown a dedication and a level of excellence at Holland & Hart that demonstrates her commitment to her clients and colleagues. We are excited that she has taken on this new leadership position and know she will continue to grow the practice area to new levels,” said Liz Sharrer, Chair of the firm.

Holland & Hart’s real estate lawyers are known throughout the Mountain West for connecting buyers, sellers, developers, builders, lenders, investors, landlords, and tenants with legal support to finance, acquire, divest, manage, develop, and lease real property assets nationwide, including mixed-use, affordable housing, retail leasing, master-planned developments, and public/private projects.

The firm’s construction team has hands-on experience in virtually every aspect of a construction project from beginning to end, handling RFP preparation and response, financing, siting, permitting, design and engineering, procurement, construction and construction management, expansion, retrofitting, and privatization. When disputes arise, the firm’s experienced team represents clients in trials, appeals, and all forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Holland & Hart has represented the litigation, transactional, and regulatory interests of banks and other financial entities for more than 50 years. The firm’s multi-disciplinary team efficiently represents the interests of borrowers and lenders, accessing the expertise of practitioners in commercial finance, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, and litigation to handle matters from bank mergers and acquisitions to syndicated and single-lender commercial loans to restructuring or working out problem loans to defending complex consumer lending actions.

The firm’s bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice encompasses all challenges faced by distressed companies and their creditors. These lawyers combine in-depth knowledge of the law with an understanding of how that law fits into the broader legal and commercial framework to preserve or enforce the rights of all stakeholders with creative, cost-effective solutions.


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ETA Military Liaison Appointed to Serve NATO

Greencastle, IN (PRWEB) November 11, 2014

Lieutenant MacLean, US Navy Reserve and US Department of Homeland Security, was recently appointed as one of five US Government nominees to NATO. He will serve as a Civilian Emergency Communications Expert and a member of NATO’s multi-national Rapid Response Teams that mobilize and deploy to disasters or crisis incidents in NATO member nations on the European Continent.

He will also act as a technical adviser and subject matter expert on Emergency Communications related topics for NATO as needed. He is expected to train with other NATO member country civilian experts in Brussels Belgium in order to function as part of the multi-national Rapid Response Teams.

“John is an active voice for ETA International and has served the association in various positions. He is also a former recipient of the association’s top award, Technician of the Year, in 2004. We are pleased that he now will be holding a NATO spot in what is the first for an ETA member. We have come to expect this type of excellence from John, as he carries excellence as his every day mantra,” said ETA President Teresa Maher, CSS.

Lieutenant MacLean was selected to serve NATO by virtue of his 25 years of experience in Military / Civilian Telecommunications / Information Technology & Emergency Management experience as well as his experience in NATO Communications exercises as a commissioned Naval Officer in the reserves.

He was nominated by the US Department of Homeland Security and accepted by the committee on civilian experts that assist NATO during disasters and provide advisory services as subject matter experts in the October 2014 committee meeting in Brussels.

Maher said, “With thousands of prestigious ETA technical members, John has consistently upheld the high standards of the organization, attained multiple ETA certifications in Wireless Communications, Information Technology and new ETA certifications as they develop, including the new General Communications Technician.”

Lieutenant MacLean is ETA International’s Military Liaison and has been nominated to serve on the ETA Board of Directors as Communications Division Chair with membership voting to conclude in December.

About ETA International: Founded in 1978, Electronics Technicians Association® (ETA) International is a not-for-profit, professional association promoting excellence in electronics technologies through certifications. Today, ETA has issued over 115,000 technical certifications covering more than 80 certification programs in a variety of electronics fields. All ETA certifications are accredited through the International Certification Accreditation Council (ICAC) and align with the ISO-17024 standard. For more information, visit

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