Holta (Olga) Zacaj, Esq.

Attorney

Meet Olga

Meet Olga

Olga primarily focuses on representing buyers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating purchase and sale agreements and confirming lenders’ mortgage commitments.

Outside the Office

Olga is passionate about architecture, interior design and visual arts. On the weekends she enjoys preparing Mediterranean meals for her family and visiting museums and exhibitions. She enjoys travelling, reading and listening to classical and pop music.

Education

LL.M in Securities and Financial Regulations, Georgetown University Law Center

Fulbright Scholar 2007-2008

LL.B. (JD equivalent) University of Tirana, Law School, Albania

Bar & Court Admissions

Massachusetts

Background

Background

Before joining the team at Ligris, Olga was Chief Legal Officer of Alpha Bank Albania, a subsidiary of Alpha Bank Group, the fourth largest Greek Bank, advising the Board of Directors and the Bank’s senior executives on strategic leadership matters requiring a thorough evaluation and understanding of the legal risks resulting from the Bank’s lending, investment, and project finance activities. She is skilled in structuring complex financial transactions, as well as negotiating and drafting credit facility agreements. She served as legal advisor to World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in different project initiatives. Olga worked as a prominent adjunct professor at the Albanian Magistrates School and European University, teaching Financial Law and Family Law.

Professional Affiliations

Albanian Bar Association

Playtime

“She loves running and intense workout routines at Orangetheory.”

Comfort Food

“Ice-cream and watermelon”

Favorite Vacation

“My husband and I recently vacationed in Malaga, in the Costa del Sol in southern Spain. We absolutely enjoyed exploring the sites and the cultural heritage. We tried various traditional foods that Spain has to offer such as cured hams and Malaga wine, which is famous worldwide. The city offers such a joie de vivre and people are very positive and welcoming.”

Super Hero Power

“Time management – I can make any minute count!”

Energy Booster

“Coffee, Coffee and Coffee!!!”

Why Ligris?

“I chose Ligris because I share the same values of customer focused representation, where we help our clients achieve their goals. I enjoy the innovative approach in preparing for future technology while protecting established practices. I appreciate the firm for encouraging individuality and professional growth.”