April 26, 2017
Polsinelli Continues Expansion in Nashville with Esteemed Corporate and Transactional Attorney

In alignment with growing Nashville demand, AmLaw 100 firm Polsinelli welcomes Kolin B. Holladay today as Equity Shareholder to its national Corporate and Transactional practice.

“Kolin’s move reflects our vision to position this office as the go-to legal source within Middle Tennessee,” said Office Managing Shareholder John Peterson. “With Kolin’s deep understanding of transactional law and his experience in serving middle market companies, coupled with many years spent in leadership roles, we know his addition will strengthen our momentum in Nashville and complement our respected reputation for delivering superior client service nationwide.”

Polsinelli has 20 offices coast to coast and in 2015 moved its Nashville office into 18,000-square-feet in the SunTrust Plaza building, solidifying its long-term commitment to expand its geographical footprint in the Southeast.

Holladay brings more than 16 years of experience in corporate, securities and mergers and acquisitions to Polsinelli’s Business Department. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings of securities, corporate governance, and contract negotiation and interpretation. He advises entities in a variety of industries and provides corporate advice to his clients.

“Polsinelli is a national firm with tremendous transactional law resources,” Holladay said. “There is no other firm like Polsinelli in the Nashville market. Its transactional platform with an emphasis in middle market transactions and healthcare strength is unparalleled in this market. Polsinelli has a strong business-minded culture that I look forward to contributing to. The opportunity for growth and expansion was desirable, and I look forward to collaborating with Polsinelli’s national resources to bring expertise and value to our clients.”

Holladay earned his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Lipscomb University, and his master’s degree in Business Administration simultaneously with a J.D. from the University of Tennessee. Holladay has collected numerous honors throughout his legal career, including being named a Nashville Emerging Leader in the Legal Services Industry by the Nashville Chamber of Commerce, Best of the Bar, a Forty Under 40 recipient by the Nashville Business Journal, inclusion in Best Lawyers® from 2013-2016 in Corporate Law and inclusion in the Nashville Post “In Charge” in 2016-2017.

Holladay serves on the board of the Nashville Sports Council, the Middle Tennessee Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Tennessee Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth and the Boy Scouts of America Middle Tennessee Council. He has served on the executive committee of the Nashville Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Downtown Nashville Rotary Club.

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