Holly Powers

Holly Powers, a shareholder of Jameson & Powers, is known by her clients as a dealmaker, who guides negotiations to a successful conclusion in an efficient manner. She enjoys working with businesses as an outside general counsel, who can act in the company’s best interests due to a familiarity with the processes, goals and culture of the organization. The majority of her clients have been clients for over 10 years, since the firm started. Her experience includes:

• Representation of Phase I clinical research center networks in all aspects of operations
• Representation of multiple franchisees for fast food restaurants in development of site
• Representation of real estate investors in 1031 exchanges

Ms. Powers is active in community affairs and teaches and facilitates legal education to students in middle and high school, and has
served on several non-profit boards.  She is active in the following organizations:

• Dallas Area Real Estate Lawyers
• Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)
• American Health Lawyers Association, Life Sciences Group (AHLA)


  • Formation of for-profit and non-profit organizations
  • Due diligence review and oversight for commercial real estate transactions
  • Negotiation of commercial real estate contracts, both raw land and improved property
  • Negotiation of office, retail, and warehouse leases
  • Consultation on HIPAA and HITECH matters
  • Negotiation of Clinical Trial Agreements between the clinic and pharma company
  • Loan document preparation


Southern Methodist School of Law – J.D., 1985

  • Editor, Journal of Air Law and Commerce
  • Research Assistant to Dean Paul Rogers
  • Member of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity

Baylor University – B.A. (History)

  • Member of Baylor Student Foundation
  • Member and Officer of Pi Beta Phi sorority

Honors & Associations

  • Member, State Bar of Texas, since 1985
  • Member of CREW Dallas (Commercial Real Estate Women) since 2000
  • Member of American Health Lawyers Association since 2003
  • Instructor for Mock Trial classes on the American legal system
  • Founding member of Netweaving Group, established to assist others in networking and developing business opportunities
  • Co-author and Lecturer for “SurvivorU” classes to teens on individual legal and fiscal responsibility
  • Member, Dallas Bible Church


Author, Legal Issues & Protocol of Human Clinical Research Trials, Dallas Bar Headnotes, January 2007.

Cited in Dallas Morning News (“Neighborsgo” 2012, and Pamela Yip, Business Editor, 2011 and 2013) and Wharton School of Business publication (Knowledge@Wharton (2012)) for class on legal and financial responsibility taught to high school students (“SurvivorU”)