Adam C. Holmes

P 417.888.1042 | F 417.881.8035


Adam Holmes focuses his practice on a variety of complex commercial financing transactions, including commercial real estate transactions, real estate and tax credit financing, construction and commercial development, real estate incentives and tax credit programs and renewable energy projects, leveraged and syndicated lending, and unitranche lending. Adam’s clients include institutional investors, developers, private equity sponsors, corporate borrowers, and traditional and nontraditional financial institutions.

Adam earned his Bachelor of Arts from Missouri State University in 2004, summa cum laude, majoring in philosophy and history, with an economics minor. In 2016, Adam completed the CORe Program at Harvard Business School, with honors, and an emphasis on business analytics, economics and financial accounting.

In 2019, Adam received his law degree from Harvard Law School, where he was awarded a Dean’s Scholar Prize in Hedge and Private Equity Funds, served as a senior editor for the Harvard Business Law Review, and was a student attorney in Harvard’s Federal Tax Clinic, where he represented taxpayers before the IRS and in U.S. Tax Court. Before joining Spencer Fane, Adam was a finance associate at an international law firm.



  • Harvard Law School, 2019 (J.D.)
  • Missouri State University, 2004 (B.A.), summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Texas

  • Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2024

  • State Bar of Texas, Business Law Section
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association