About Us

Holzman Horner PLLC is a nationally recognized law firm counseling shareholders, boards of directors, ERISA fiduciaries and lenders in a variety of matters involving leveraged employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). Based in Washington, D.C., our attorneys and business counselors represent clients in a variety of industries across the country. Our Firm was founded on a simple, core philosophy: focus on the client and the matter at hand and strive to achieve practical, effective results in an efficient manner.

Attorney Profiles

Michael R. Holzman

Michael Holzman is a founding member of Holzman Horner PLLC. Michael counsels owners of closely held businesses with liquidity strategies and business succession planning. He focuses his practice on matters involving employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and other qualified retirement plans.

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Christopher T. Horner II

Chris Horner is a founding member of Holzman Horner PLLC and has dedicated his career to counseling shareholders, boards of directors, and executives of closely held businesses in connection with liquidity strategies, business succession planning and corporate governance matters.

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Holzman Horner PLLC is an affiliate member of AmbroseAdvisors™, a middle-market investment bank and financial advisory firm advising business owners with business succession planning, liquidity strategies and capital placements. The other affiliate members of AmbroseAdvisors™ include Ambrose Capital Partners, LLC and Ambrose ESOP Advisors, LLC.

We believe it is important that each of our clients clearly understands the scope of the attorney-client relationship and the Firm’s affiliation with AmbroseAdvisors™. Accordingly, we encourage a client who has questions concerning the scope of the attorney-client relationship or the Firm’s affiliation with AmbroseAdvisors™ to contact the attorney responsible for the client’s engagement so that such questions may be promptly addressed.