Bruce Jay Colan - Holland & Knight, LLP

Bruce Jay Colan

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 305-789-7774

Bruce Jay Colan practices in the areas of complex business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, public-private partnerships, corporate law and sports (including team acquisitions and sports facility development, management, operation and finance). His experience includes planning, structuring, negotiating and implementing mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of businesses, corporate and other entities, financings and reorganizations, infrastructure projects, real estate and international transactions and general corporate counseling. Among other engagements, Mr. Colan led a team of Holland & Knight attorneys in drafting and negotiating development, management, operating and financing agreements for The Miami Heat with Miami-Dade County for the American Airlines Arena.

Mr. Colan is the Immediate Past Chairman of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. As Chamber Chairman and now as the Chair of a Chamber Task Force, Mr. Colan leads the Chamber's efforts to secure federal and state funding for high-speed rail. Among other things, Mr. Colan meets periodically with federal and state officials, has testified before Congress and is an invited speaker at high-speed rail conferences.

Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. Pennsylvania State UniversityBS
American Bar Association New World SymphonyOrange Bowl Committee South Florida Superbowl Host CommitteeGreater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Office Location

701 Brickell Avenue, Suite 3300
Miami, FL 33131
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Venture Capital Law of the Miami Metro Area
Bruce Jay Colan has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Venture Capital Law