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Michael E. Holdgrafer

Mike began his legal career with Pray Walker in 1984 and has maintained several in-house legal positions throughout his career. During a 17-year tenure as in-house counsel for Dollar Thrifty, Mike directed the real estate, airport concessions, construction, and environmental department. After Hertz acquired Dollar Thrifty, he served as Vice President of global real estate and airport concessions for Hertz. His expertise includes acquisitions and commercial transactions, contract negotiations, business law, and employment matters across a variety of service and industry sectors.




Real Estate Development

Convenience Stores



J.D., University of Tulsa College of Law (1984)

Post-graduate Studies, University of Iowa (Spring 1981)

B.G.S., University of Iowa (1980)

Professional Affiliations

Oklahoma Bar Association

Community Involvement

Executive Committee, Board of Directors and Vice President, Indian Nations Council, Boy Scouts of America

Properties Committee Chair, Northern Tier High Adventure Committee, Boy Scouts of America

Past Member, National Properties Committee, Boy Scouts of America

Past President, Charles L. Sommers Alumni Association, Inc.

Building Chairman, Church of Saint Mary