Holden Willits was ranked a Tier 1 Firm in Phoenix for Construction Law and a Tier 2 Firm nationally for Construction Litigation by U.S. News & World Report -- Best Lawyers. Barry A. Willits was named Phoenix “Construction Lawyer of the Year” by U.S. News & World Report -- Best Lawyers in 2016.
Holden Willits lawyers have been selected for inclusion in Arizona Super Lawyers for 2016. Michael J. Holden was selected by peers as one of the Top 50 Lawyers in Arizona by Super Lawyers in 2016, and was also selected by peers as an “Arizona Super Lawyer” in the specialty of Construction Law for 2016. Barry A. Willits was selected by peers as an “Arizona Super Lawyer” in the specialty of Construction Law for 2016. Associate Nelson A. F. Mixon was selected by peers as an Arizona Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2016.
Arizona Speaker of the House David Gowan appointed Michael J. Holden to the Ad Hoc Legislative Committee on Modernizing Arizona’s 20-Day Lien Notice Process in October 2015. The Ad Hoc Committee focused on replacing the current system with a computerized electronic registry. After two public hearings prior to the start of the 2016 Legislative Session, the Committee recommended that interested parties continue discussion on modernizing the process.