Michael J. Holden
Holden Brodman PLC
Mr. Holden is a member of the Phoenix law firm of Holden Brodman PLC. A 1980 graduate of Duke Law School, he has concentrated his practice for over 22 years in the areas of construction and surety law, representing primarily owners, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and sureties.Mr. Holden is a frequent author and speaker on a wide range of construction issues. He co-wrote “Developments In Change Order Law,” 1999 Wiley Construction Law Update (Aspen Law and Business, 1999), “Recent Caselaw Developments in West Region,” 1998 Wiley Construction Law Update (Aspen Law and Business, 1998), as well as the “Arizona Chapter,” 50 States Public Construction Contracting (Wiley 1996). Mr. Holden helped draft the 1992 and 1998 amendments to the Arizona mechanics’ and materialmens’ lien laws, and he was one of the primary authors of Arizona’s revolutionary private sector prompt payment law that was enacted in 2000. He was the founder and first chair of the Arizona State Bar Construction Law Section, and is currently a member of the Arizona Builders’ Alliance Legal Advisory Council; the American Subcontractors Association of Arizona (Chair, Legal Advisory Council 1993-98, and Board of Directors 1994-95, 2000-01); and the American Bar Association Construction Forum Committee and Fidelity and Surety Law Committee.