SALT LAKE CITY, UT (March 2, 2020) – Holland & Hart LLP is pleased to announce that associates Melissa Reynolds and Elizabeth Roberts recently joined the firm’s Salt Lake City office, deepening the bench of the firm’s Environmental and Emerging Growth teams.

The new associates are as follows:

Melissa Reynolds – Salt Lake City, Associate, Environmental and Natural Resources

Melissa assists clients on complex litigation and enforcement issues involving natural resources, with an emphasis on water quality and water rights. Melissa’s in-depth experience working with Utah state agencies allows her to navigate challenges associated with complex environmental compliance, litigation, and enforcement issues for her clients. Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Melissa worked for the Utah Attorney General’s Office: Natural Resources division, where she acted as general counsel to the State Engineer. Melissa also represented the Division of Oil, Gas and Mining in enforcement matters and participated in settlement negotiations on behalf of the Division. Melissa received her J.D. and an Environmental and Natural Resources Law Certificate from S.J. Quinney College of Law and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah.

Elizabeth Roberts – Salt Lake City, Emerging Growth

Elizabeth advises clients in a variety of leveraged finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate governance matters. She works with emerging and established companies and their founders throughout the corporate life cycle, from formation, through diverse financings, and exit. She also works with private equity firms and portfolio companies on buy-side, sell-side, and equity transactions. She has extensive experience representing clients in the technology industry. Before joining Holland & Hart, Elizabeth was a corporate attorney at Kirkland & Ellis in Los Angeles. Elizbeth received her J.D. and a Business Law Certificate from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and her bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University.


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