Colin's forward-thinking approach and enthusiasm for providing corporate clients with solutions that unlock growth and create value allows him to effectively administer knowledgeable and efficient client service.


Colin's practice focuses on providing results and proactive problem-solving across a broad range of corporate finance-related services for public and privately held companies. He specializes in all aspects of business formation, mergers & acquisitions, venture capital, private & public securities, corporate governance and governmental regulatory issues. Colin has extensive experience in tax advisement, strategic transactions and capital raising, and he works across industries to monitor and meet his clients' initiatives and goals, permitting him to be well-versed on matters relating to employment compensation, fundraising strategies, corporate contracts, and intellectual property.

Colin advises businesses on matters related to strategic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, and provides legal advice and counsel on transactional and compliance issues. He regularly assists clients in completing all documents required to form various business entities, including limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships and S-Corporations. Colin also counsels clients on a variety of capital raising matters, including offerings of equity and debt securities, including preferred stock issuances, convertible debt issuances, initial public offerings, follow-on and registered direct offerings. He also advises public companies on reporting obligations, regulatory compliance and corporate governance.


Represented a financial services company in a stock-for-stock public merger valued at $356 million.

Represented a privately held information technology company in a cash & stock sale valued at approximately $180 million.

Represented a veterinary health company in the $71.5 million cash purchase of a technology company and its foreign subsidiaries.

Represented a privately-held oil & gas services company in an asset sale valued at approximately $20 million.

Represented a parent company in a membership interest sale of one of its subsidiaries valued at approximately $35 million.

Represented a US technology company as issuer in connection with its Series A, B and C financing.

Represented a US company in its initial public offering of common stock on the NYSE American.

Advised and counseled public companies on reporting obligations, public securities offerings, SEC compliance (including the ’33 Act and the ’34 Act) and corporate governance requirements.

Prepared and drafted stockholders' agreements, employment agreements, non-compete agreements and stock option plans.

Prepared and drafted various corporate contracts, including supplier agreements, vendor agreements, distribution agreements, and consulting agreements.

Practices & Industries


  • Minnesota


University of St. Thomas School of Law, J.D.

College of St. Scholastica, B.A., cum laude

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