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Colin R. Higgins

Colin R. Higgins

Partner| Orange County


Colin Higgins concentrates his practice on business litigation in state and federal courts, and in administrative and ADR proceedings. He represents clients in matters involving real estate, breach of contract, business competition torts, public and private construction projects, environmental and land use matters and California’s Proposition 65. Colin has represented a range of clients that includes land developers, hotel chains, landlords, tenants, general contractors, subcontractors, water well casings and screens manufacturers, pet food distributors, and entertainment companies. He is a member of Snell & Wilmer’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group and Natural Resources Group.

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (J.D., cum laude, 2009)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Dean's List (2008-2009)
    • Note and Comment Editor, Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review
  • University of California, Berkeley (B.A., History; B.A., Political Science, 2005)
  • Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services, State Bar of California (2012-2015)
  • Emerging Leaders Council Member, Orange County United Way
  • The First Tee of Orange County, Board Member
  • Orange County Cal Alumni Group
  • UC Irvine School of Law, Pro Bono Program, Supervising Attorney
  • Young Lawyers Program, Mentor (2007-2008)
  • Snell & Wilmer, Summer Associate (2008)
  • Los Angeles Superior Court, Extern for Hon. Aurelio Munoz and Hon. Elizabeth White (2008)
  • California
  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court, All Districts of California