Holland & Hart announced that Kathryn J. Carlisle-Kesling has joined the firm’s Real Estate Development group as of counsel in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Carlisle-Kesling brings over two decades of industry experience to assist developers, builders, lenders, and title companies with real estate and construction transactions, projects, and workouts.

Carlisle-Kesling has extensive experience guiding clients at every stage of the project development lifecycle – from planning to due diligence and title to acquisition and through lease out, management, and operation. She has led transactions involving a wide range of development projects and draws on experience with dispute resolution, bringing persuasive communication and negotiation skills to help clients navigate issues that may arise in transactions.

Prior to joining Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Carlisle-Kesling was a partner shareholder with Buckley King in Ohio. She served as a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Real Property Section Council, from 2015-2019 and was one of the first lawyers in Ohio to become a Certified Specialist in Residential Real Property Law. Kate also Chaired the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Real Property Section, and Co-Authored the Revised Ohio Title Examination Standards.

Kate frequently writes and presents on real property matters. She received her J.D. from the University of Toledo and earned her B.A. from the University of Cincinnati. She is admitted to practice in Utah and Ohio.