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Tarique N. Collins is an associate in the Firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution department.
Tarique N. Collins focuses his practice on a broad array of Complex Commercial Litigation, and Privacy and Cybersecurity Law. He has significant experience successfully representing clients in a variety of industries, such as technology, manufacturing, banking, and insurance.
Mr. Collins’ representative matters include the following:
- Advised software company with respect to privacy and cybersecurity-related best-practices and compliance.
- Successfully litigated fraud, breach of contract and other claims, on behalf of companies, banks and individuals, in various state and federal courts.
- Prosecuted civil RICO and fraud claims in federal court in California on behalf of large metals trading company.
- Advised clients and managed document productions in connection with government inquiries and large-scale formal investigations, including responding to government subpoenas and letters of inquiry.
- Successfully represented major financial institutions and other clients in civil, regulatory and compliance-related matters, with a focus on the Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering issues.
- Successfully defended environmental consulting firm in $54 billion RICO case brought by Chevron arising out of client’s services in connection with environmental damage litigation in Ecuador.
- Successfully represented insurer with respect to matters involving debtor-creditor relations and insurance-related disputes.
- Successfully defended trade finance company in a fraud and breach of contract action involving sales of corporate accounts receivable.
Areas of Practice:
- New York
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., 2007)
- The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (Certificate in Business and Public Policy, 2007)
- Benedict College (B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude, 2004)
Prior to joining Robinson Brog, Mr. Collins was an associate at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, BakerHostetler LLP, and Zeichner Ellman & Krause LLP. At BakerHostetler, Mr. Collins worked on litigation relating to the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Specifically, he assisted with the worldwide asset recovery – involving complex derivative and financial products – from hedge funds, funds of funds, investment banks, and financial institutions.