Kerryn Holman’s practice focuses on complex business litigation in both state and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate levels. Her experience includes a broad base of subject matters under state and federal law, including breach of contract, business torts, real estate disputes (including commercial lease disputes), ERISA, contractual and statutory environmental liability and antitrust. Her clients range from individuals and smaller local businesses to larger national and international businesses and financial institutions.

Prior to joining our firm, Kerryn clerked for the Honorable Neil V. Wake of the US District Court for the District of Arizona.

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  • Obtaining summary judgment and affirmance on appeal in a complex contract dispute between a Phoenix-based publicly traded company and its former subsidiary regarding obligations to pay millions of dollars in employee benefits.
  • Obtaining summary judgment and affirmance on appeal in a high-stakes property tax valuation appeal on behalf of the owners of an interest in the Gila River Power Station.
  • Obtaining summary judgment and affirmance on appeal in a hotly contested estate dispute on behalf of several real estate holding companies from which the decedent had embezzled millions of dollars.
  • Securing complete dismissal of a federal lawsuit asserting both tort and contract claims against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) arising out of the NCAA’s 2009 investigation into Arizona State University’s baseball program.
  • Securing complete dismissal on summary judgment of a high-stakes real estate-related declaratory judgment action against the master association of a well-known Phoenix hotel.
  • Representing Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, LLC, the world’s largest collector car auction company, in a number of commercial and business disputes.
  • Representing a local lighting design and installation company in litigation involving common law negligent misrepresentation and breach of warranty under the Uniform Commercial Code.
  • Securing a complete trial victory on behalf of a Phoenix-based publicly traded company in litigation against its former subsidiary regarding contractual and statutory environmental obligations at numerous physical sites.
  • Successfully representing a large Mexican produce company in contract dispute with its former US distributor.
  • Defending a large Arizona-based publicly traded company in a high-stakes antitrust case.


  • Arizona State University, J.D., summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, associate note and comment editor, Arizona State Law Journal, 2009
  • Arizona State University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2006


  • Arizona, 2010


  • U.S. Dist. Ct., Dist. of Arizona
  • U.S. Ct. of App., Ninth Circuit, 2013

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