Loftin Holt LLP and Hall Tanner Hargett PC announce merger, effective May 1

May 1, 2024

The boutique law firms of Loftin Holt LLP and Hall Tanner Hargett PC are pleased to announce their merger, effective May 1, 2024. The combined firm will operate under the name Loftin Holt Hall & Hargett LLP and will be led by managing partner David W. Holt. This strategic alliance brings together two prominent law firms with a shared commitment to excellence and client service. The merger between Loftin Holt and Hall Tanner Hargett marks a significant milestone, combining the expertise of both firms to better serve clients in North Alabama and beyond. The firm will maintain offices in Huntsville and Florence. By joining forces, the merged firm has the depth and breadth of experience to handle any legal matter, while maintaining the exceptional client service and dedication to excellence that both firms are known for.

“We are excited to embark on this new chapter for our firm,” said David Holt, founding partner of Loftin Holt. “By combining a group of experienced, like-minded attorneys, we will have more resources to bring to the table for our clients while strengthening our core values as a small firm focused on providing exceptional service and value.” 

"Our merger with Hall Tanner Hargett represents a strategic alignment of values and vision,” echoed founding partner of Loftin Holt, Bartley Loftin. 

Clients of both firms can rest assured that the transition will be seamless, with continued access to their trusted legal advisors and an expanded range of services to address their legal needs. Clients can expect continued dedication to professionalism, integrity, and personalized attention. Together, we are poised to deliver innovative solutions and exceptional results for our clients and to achieve even greater success and make a positive impact within the legal community and beyond.

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About Loftin Holt LLP

Loftin Holt LLP was founded in 2020 when founding partners Bartley Loftin and David Holt saw an opportunity to provide exceptional client service beyond the traditional “big law” model. From its inception, Loftin Holt has recognized that every case is different, and there is no such thing as effective, cookie-cutter legal representation. Our client focused, business-minded approach gives each individual client and case the attention it deserves. Our small firm flexibility allows Loftin Holt to offer varied fee structures to ensure that each and every client receives legal representation under terms that fit their business goals. We are singularly focused on exceeding each and every client’s expectations.

Loftin Holt has practice areas focused on business & commercial litigation, outside counsel services, government enforcements & investigations, intellectual property, appeals, employment law, and real estate litigation, among others. 

About Hall Tanner Hargett PC

Hall Tanner Hargett was formed in 2004 by Rick Hall and Mike Tanner. Douglas Hargett joined the firm as a partner in July 2009. Rick, Mike, and Douglas have spent their entire legal careers representing clients in all types of civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels. Trying and winning cases and achieving results that best serve each particular client has been the goal of the firm. After establishing practices outside of the Shoals, each of the lawyers at Hall Tanner Hargett decided to move back to their hometown communities to provide local clients with the highest quality of legal services possible.

Hall Tanner Hargett regularly represents plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of cases and disputes, including business litigation, estate and trust litigation, real estate and construction litigation, trucking and automobile accidents, personal injury and products liability, wrongful death, insurance and consumer fraud, industrial and workplace accidents, and employment litigation.