Colleen focuses her practice on insurance coverage issues and civil litigation.
Her insurance coverage practice involves advising domestic and international insurers regarding claims made under a variety of policies, including property, commercial general liability, and professional liability policies. Along with providing advice, Colleen regularly represents insurers in coverage litigation in state, federal, and appellate courts. While at the firm, Colleen spent time on secondment with two leading Lloyd’s syndicates, where she advised its claims and legal teams on a variety of claims, underwriting, and regulatory issues. This experience allows her to provide strategic advice that considers both the legal and economic impact of coverage decisions and litigation.
Along with her coverage practice, Colleen has extensive experience defending insureds in personal injury, employment, professional liability, wrongful death, premises liability, and malpractice lawsuits, as well as representing businesses in administrative hearings.
Colleen earned her juris doctor degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law. After graduation, she was inducted into the Order of the Coif for graduating in the top 10% of her class.
- University of Georgia (J.D., 2013, magna cum laude)
- Vanderbilt University (B.A., 2010)
Licensed to Practice in
- North Carolina
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- Alabama State Bar
- Georgia State Bar
- North Carolina State Bar