James Newman - Holland & Hart LLP

James Newman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 775-327-3014

Mr. Newman has significant experience advising individuals and companies (publicly and privately-held) on a variety of legal issues, and in many instances he serves as outside general legal counsel for his clients. His clients are engaged in a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, financial services, software, gaming, real estate development, and energy.

Mr. Newman typically advises his clients on issues such as entity selection and formation, governance and compliance matters, structuring and completing mergers and acquisitions and other business combinations, licensing and distribution arrangements, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, real estate leasing, and general business matters.

He regularly reviews, negotiates and drafts agreements for the sale or purchase of equity interests or assets, merger agreements, buy-sell agreements, employment and consulting agreements, non-competition and related agreements, confidentiality agreements, licensing and distribution agreements, and a variety of agreements on more deal-specific or specialized topics.

For medical groups and others involved in the area of healthcare, Mr. Newman provides counsel on such matters as entity selection and formation, restructuring of practices, employment agreements and leases of real property.

Mr. Newman received an AV® Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating. Many of Mr. Newman's clients appreciate his unique viewpoint on their business and legal issues as a result of his experience in sales and marketing management for a division of a Fortune 500 company prior to attending law school.

Mr. Newman has lectured on a variety of legal topics, including buying and selling businesses, and he has authored or co-authored materials on this and other topics. Mr. Newman has taught courses at the University of Nevada, and he has been a frequent guest lecturer at graduate and undergraduate courses at the University.

University of Nevada, RenoBS University of Nevada, RenoMS Gonzaga University School of LawJ.D.
American, Nevada, and Washoe County Bar AssociationNorthern Nevada Executive CouncilDean’s Advisory Board, College of Business Administration, University of NevadaBoard of Directors, College of Business Administration Alumni Association, University of Nevada

Office Location

5441 Kietzke Lane, Second Floor, Suite 200
Reno, NV 89511
United States

Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law