Elyn C. Holt


Ms. Holt is a partner in the firm’s Orange County office and has more than 20 years of business litigation experience. In the last 15 years, Ms. Holt has focused her practice on the aggressive defense of general contractors and developers. She routinely deals with multifaceted and complex multi-party litigation involving various high density residential, mixed use and commercial properties. Her practice includes litigating claims for breach of contract, negligence, indemnity, insurance coverage, employment, fraud and misrepresentation. Clients rely on Ms. Holt’s extensive law and motion experience which she uses to successfully focus and narrow case issues and advance them towards favorable resolution.

Ms. Holt has significant deposition experience, including expert depositions, and has participated in hundreds of mediations where she has successfully negotiated favorable resolutions for her clients. In addition, she has extensive trial experience in complicated multi-party cases including construction defect, fraud, insurance bad faith and libel claims.

Ms. Holt received her Juris Doctorate from University of South Carolina School of Law in 1986 and her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from the University of California at Santa Barbara. She is licensed to practice in California and has argued in the California Court of Appeal.