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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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About Holland & Hart

Holland & Hart LLP delivers integrated legal solutions to regional, national, and international clients of all sizes. Established in 1947, today the firm has more than 470 lawyers providing a full range of services from 15 offices across the Mountain West and in Washington, D.C. We offer a client-driven culture with service that is personalized, responsive, and innovative. For more information, visit http://www.hollandhart.com.







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Develop Your Personal Brand As a Leader Workshop to Launch February 26-27, 2015 in Newport Beach, CA


Irvine, CA (PRWEB) November 04, 2014

On February 26-27, 2015 Glenn Llopis Group (GLG) will be hosting its popular workshop program – Develop Your Personal Brand As Leader in Irvine, CA. Glenn Llopis, a nationally recognized thought leader, bestselling author and contributing writer to Forbes, Harvard Business Review and Huffington Post will facilitate this high-impact two-day program that teaches business leaders to develop/manage their leadership brand identity to maximize their workplace influence and overview performance.

According to Llopis, “the uncertainty of the post-2008 economy has demanded more from the workforce. All too often, leaders have been forced to sacrifice their own identities in the rush of business necessity. Leadership can no longer live in a highly-structured, overly-defined box of silos, but rather must move into an interconnected, boundary-less ecosystem of diverse minds, ideas, and ideals – where it’s more about the role your personal brand plays rather than your job description alone. As such, leaders are now eager to reclaim those personal identities as the economy improves and opportunities return. In order for organizations to recruit and retain top leadership talent, they must enable them with a leadership brand identity that matters.”

Based on a survey conducted by the Glenn Llopis Group (GLG), less than 15% of leaders have truly defined their personal brands and less than 5% are living them consistently at work each and every day. Through group-think situational analyses, case studies and pre-work assessments, participants will:

•Learn how and why personal branding is no longer about self-promotion, but about trusting yourself to be a more effective leader and make your voice and identity respected

•Seamlessly deliver their most genuine executive presence that represents who they are and what they stand for

•Align their leadership role and responsibilities to more authentically amplify and create greater impact and influence

•Create their personal brand leadership value proposition

•Manage their personal brand by continually refining the answers to four critical questions that serve as the foundation for their ultimate workplace success and significance

•Experience GLG’s “speed branding” exercise where workshop participants obtain real-time feedback and valuable insights from their peers

Prior GLG workshop participants that have included leaders from Fortune 500 clients such as Home Depot, Coke, Catamaran, State Farm, Target, Walmart, Pepsico, and many others have described the workshop experience as “awakening, transformational, eye-opening,” with a 100% approval rating.

For more information about how to attend the workshop and/or sponsorship opportunities for your corporation, please contact Vice President of Client Relations, Annette Prieto-Llopis at aprieto(at)glennllopisgroup(dot)com or at 949-387-2609.







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