Colleen counsels clients on anticipating and avoiding liabilities and managing their business risks in the areas of commercial contract, construction, product liability, business torts, class actions, and beer and alcohol regulations and operations. She has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting business contracts and non-competes, developing strategies to resolve disputes prior to litigation, and implementing and coordinating defense strategies to prevail at trial and minimize losses. She has represented craft breweries from permit application to opening and expansion, and advised owners on numerous regulatory and operational issues. She has obtained complete defense verdicts in state and federal court in product liability cases involving both catastrophic and questionable injuries.
Colleen is a trusted advisor to companies of all sizes, from closely held family businesses to Fortune 500 companies. She is attuned to the particular needs of small to mid-sized companies and dedicates herself to understanding the ins and outs of her clients’ business. She delivers the answers, support, and results they require in the manner best tailored to their needs.
Colleen was drawn to the law because of her desire to defend and protect what people value most—their principles and reputations.