David Holman is a founding partner of Crisham & Holman LLC and represents clients in natural resources litigation, white collar and securities investigations and litigation, and general business litigation. By crafting fact and expert strategies, David positions complex, high-stakes cases for successful resolution through favorable settlement, dispositive motions, trial, or arbitration. He has extensive trial and discovery experience, including examinations of key fact and expert witnesses and oral advocacy.
Before founding Crisham & Holman, David was co-chair of the Trial Department of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP. Directly after law school, Mr. Holman clerked for the Honorable Paul J. Kelly on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Santa Fe, New Mexico before joining Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Washington, D.C. During law school, David interned for the Honorable Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia.
David is admitted to practice in Colorado, Montana and Oklahoma, and before the U.S. District Courts for the District of Colorado, the District of Montana, the District of North Dakota, and the Western District of Oklahoma. In addition, he is admitted to practice before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Tenth, and Federal Circuits. David is a member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations.
In 2021, David was named to the 40 Under 40 Hotlist by Benchmark Litigation for Colorado and the West in the area of Commercial Litigation. Mr. Holman serves as the chairman of the board of trustees for the Chesterton Academy of Our Lady of Victory, an independent Catholic classical high school in the Denver metro area.
Trials & Arbitrations
Natural Resources Litigation
White-Collar/Securities Investigations & Litigation
General Business Litigation
* Representative matters handled prior to founding Crisham & Holman LLC.
College of William & Mary, Marshall Wythe Law School
University of Chicago