G. Edison (Ed) Holland, Jr.

G. Edison (Ed) Holland, Jr. currently focuses his practice on General Corporate and Energy and Public Utilities.

Ed rejoined the firm in 2018 and brings a wealth of experience in the Energy and Public Utility sectors. Prior to rejoining Beggs & Lane, Ed served as President and CEO of Savannah Electric, Executive Vice President and General Counsel to Southern Company, President, CEO and Chairman of Mississippi Power Company, President and CEO of Southern Company Holdings, and Executive Vice President of Southern Company Services.

Holland received his Bachelor’s Degree in political science from Auburn University and earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law. He is a member of the Florida bar.

He was born in Born in Rutherfordton, N.C. and is active in the First United Methodist Church of Pensacola having served as chairman of the administrative board, on the finance committee and as chairman of the endowment committee. Holland and his wife Betsy have two daughters, Laura and Caroline. Laura and her husband, Craig Kemper, live in Alexandria, Va. Caroline and her husband, Bill Weimar, live in Atlanta, Ga., and have a son, Jack. His hobbies include golf, boating and hunting.

  • Auburn University
    Bachlor’s Degree in Political Science
  • University of Virginia School of Law
    Juris Doctor
Bar Membership
  • Florida
Professional Associations
  • Prior member of the Gulf Coast Business Council
  • Prior member of the Boards of Directors of the Mississippi Economic Council, Mississippi Energy Institute and the Mississippi Partnership for Economic Development.

Email: GEH@beggslane.com
Phone: (850) 432-2451

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