Steve Collins is a partner practicing in the firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice and Securities Litigation Groups. His practice focuses on (i) securities litigation, investigations and enforcement proceedings, (ii) financial services litigation, and (iii) professional liability litigation, as the principal components of a commercial litigation practice.
Securities Litigation and Investigations: Mr. Collins’ experience includes representation of clients in SEC, stock exchange and state securities investigations and enforcement proceedings, in internal and other corporate investigations, in corporate governance matters, and in shareholder class actions and other litigation under the federal securities laws.
Financial Services Litigation: Mr. Collins’ experience includes representation of financial institutions in connection with consumer class actions, D&O claims, and disputes arising from loans, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial transactions.
Professional Liability Litigation: Mr. Collins’ experience includes counseling clients with respect to professional liability matters and representing clients in professional liability litigation.
Mr. Collins also serves as general counsel to Alston & Bird. He has lectured on a variety of subjects, including SEC investigations, insider trading, lender liability, strategies for resolving transaction-based disputes, legal ethics, and the responsibilities of officers, directors, lawyers and bankers in the post-Enron environment.