Mr. Holt joined Cerberus in 2006 and is a member of the Firm’s Office of the General Counsel.  In his capacity as Co-General Counsel of COAC, Mr. Holt serves as a senior legal advisor to the firm on a broad array of matters involving the acquisition, oversight and monetization of companies in the Cerberus private equity, lending, distressed debt and other investment portfolios.  He also supports the legal needs of COAC and its operations executives and handles special projects for Cerberus portfolio companies.  Prior to Cerberus, Mr. Holt held executive leadership positions as the chief legal officer, corporate secretary, and senior vice president of regulatory and external affairs at several public and private companies, including a Cerberus portfolio company. Before that, he practiced law for nine years at two highly rated law firms in Washington, D.C., where he represented nationally known clients in complex trial and appellate litigation, regulatory and transactional matters before various federal and state courts and administrative agencies, including the U.S. Supreme Court, the Connecticut Supreme Court, the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission and numerous state agencies.  Mr. Holt is a graduate of Drew University in Madison, N.J. and earned his law degree from The Columbus School of Law at Catholic University, Washington, D.C.