Holly Brown Powell

T 859.244.7597
F 859.231.0011
Lexington Financial Center, 250 West Main Street
Suite 2800
Lexington, Kentucky 40507-1749

As a business attorney, Holly's focus is on helping clients accomplish their goals. She concentrates on business transactions and commercial matters and has extensive experience representing buyers, sellers and stockholders in a variety of industries, including energy, manufacturing, technology, professional services, equine, pharmaceutical, logistics, hospitality and customer management. Her clients and their projects range in size and complexity from large publicly traded, multinational corporations making strategic acquisitions to individual entrepreneurs starting new businesses. Aside from regularly handling mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, she frequently advises clients in connection with business formation and restructuring, contract negotiations, operating/shareholder agreements, confidentiality agreements, leases, licensing, financing, and a variety of other business matters.

Representative Matters

Acquisitions and dispositions of technology companies ranging from $9 million to $25 million

Acquisition of manufacturing and service companies for over $30 million

Acquisition of a global provider of customer management services for $820 million

Acquisitions, dispositions and financing of coal properties and operations ranging from $2 million to $600 million

Sale of a division of a publicly traded pharmaceutical company

Negotiation of agreements with and for CEOs and other Executives

Buyouts of partnerships

Coal supply agreements for utilities and coal companies

Acquisitions and dispositions of equine operations and interests, including a syndication of a stallion for over $8 million

Corporate formation and restructuring projects for businesses ranging in size from small entrepreneurs to large international public companies

Software and source code licenses

"Software as a service" contracts

Sales of foreign securities for over $750 million

Acquisition of international resort company

Acquisitions of dental practices

Acquisition of pharmaceutical business

SEC Registration Statement for large coal company and medical supply company

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Selected for inclusion in Kentucky Rising Stars, Business/Corporate Law, 2016-2017

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County Bar Association

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • American Quarter Horse Association
  • United States Equestrian Federation
  • Kentucky Hunter Jumper Association

Other Contact Info


Terry Coffey
T 859.244.7534