Christopher J. Balch - Holland & Hart LLP

Christopher J. Balch

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Companies rely on Mr. Balch to guide them through complex mergers and acquisitions and domestic and international financing transactions of all sizes, including private placements of equity and debt securities. His clients have ranged in size from small startups to publicly traded corporations with billion-dollar market capitalizations.

Mr. Balch represents venture capital funds, private equity funds, and their portfolio companies in a variety of investment, financing, and strategic transactions. He acts as outside general counsel to a number of companies and advises on a wide range of corporate governance issues and general business matters. His corporate experience spans industries including software and technology, cable and telecommunications, financial services, professional services, manufacturing and consumer products, healthcare, travel and cybersecurity.

Colorado Super Lawyers consistently recognizes Mr. Balch as a "Super Lawyer" (2014) and a “Rising Star” (2009-2013) in Mergers and Acquisitions. Additionally, he is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the categories of Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts, and Private Equity Law. Mr. Balch serves on Holland & Hart's Recruiting Committee, is the hiring partner for the firm's Denver office, and was a recent member of the firm's five-member Management Committee. 

Boston CollegeBS University of Denver College of LawJ.D.
Rocky Mountain Venture Capital AssociationAmerican, Colorado, and Denver Bar AssociationsHolland & Hart Foundation

Office Location

555 Seventeenth Street, Suite 3200
Denver, CO 80202-3979
United States

Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Other Information

Gender: Male