Kevin Christmas is a corporate partner in Holland & Knight's Charlotte office, where he focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, search fund transactions, financing matters and general corporate advisory work. Mr. Christmas is a co-head of both Holland & Knight's Independent Sponsors and Search Funds teams and has substantial experience representing domestic and international search funds and independent sponsors in connection with capital raising, acquisition transactions and related matters.

Mr. Christmas has substantial experience advising clients on the full life cycle of business issues, from company formation and capital raising to exit strategies. He serves a portfolio of clients across various industry sectors, including healthcare, life sciences, financial services, distribution, software, retail, manufacturing, and mining and minerals. Mr. Christmas' practice includes representation of private equity funds, search funds, independent sponsors, family offices, entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses, and public and private companies.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Christmas was a corporate partner at an international law firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Philadelphia


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D.
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
Honors & Awards
  • The Legal 500 USA, M&A/Corporate, 2016

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