Edward M. Holt

Mr. Holt’s primary area of practice with Maynard, Cooper & Gale is in insurance and financial services litigation, specifically sales practices, breach of contract and fiduciary duty and bad faith claims. In addition to serving as chair of that group, he is a member of the Energy & Natural Resources Practice Group, working extensively in the area of coal bed methane litigation. Other areas of focus include surface use agreements, mineral leases, and operational agreements. He is Co-Chair of the Firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.

Rated as AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Holt is listed in Best Lawyers® for Litigation: Insurance and Insurance Law.


  • B.A. from Rollins College
  • M.B.A. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law