Chris Groll,  John R. Maxfield and Beth Nedrow

Chris Groll is a partner in Holland & Hart’s Denver office and the Co-Chair of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group. Ms. Groll has experience representing established companies, emerging growth companies and venture capital funds.  Her clients are individuals and companies in a variety of industries, including software, telecommunications, internet, outdoor clothing, consumer products, aggregates and manufacturing. She can be reached at 303-295-8588 or

John R. Maxfield is a partner in the Denver office of Holland & Hart with over 25 years of federal income tax experience. He chairs Holland & Hart's Tax Practice Group. He assists clients in the tax aspects of structuring the formation, acquisition, disposition, spin-off, operation, recapitalizations, and liquidation of businesses and corporate joint ventures of all sizes (from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies) in most industries, including telecommunications, V.C. fund formation, manufacturing, health care, retailing, advanced technology, oil and gas, mining, agricultural, banking and real estate. He can be reached at 303-295-8341 or Nedrow is a partner in Billings, Mont., who has been with the firm since 1995 and is currently the Chair of the firm's Benefits Law Practice Group. She advises employers on virtually all aspects of employee benefits including pension plans, welfare plans and executive compensation plans. Ms. Nedrow has extensive experience in advising on virtually all matters of employee stock ownership plan (ESOPs) transactions; including adoption of new ESOPs, maintenance of mature ESOPs, and termination of ESOPs in connection with company sale transactions. She can be reached at 406-252-2166 or


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