Michael Collier



Michael Collier has represented a wide of range of clients throughout his legal practice, with a focus on insurance coverage and complex litigation. He has defended insurers and their insureds through multiple stages of litigation including federal removals, discovery, motions for summary judgment, and appeals. His current practice focuses on assisting commercial insurers with first-party coverage matters. 

Prior to joining Robins Kaplan, Michael started his legal career at a firm in Dallas. While there, Michael was exposed to a large variety of cases, ranging from contract disputes to Texas oilfield drilling injuries.

  • ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition – Best Regional Advocate
  • Texas Tech School of Law Pro Bono Honors Award
  • Donald M. Hunt Outstanding Barrister Award
Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts
  • Texas
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Business Law Concentration, magna cum laude (2019); Texas Tech Law Review, Lead Articles Editor (2018-2019); Article Editor (2017-2018)
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center, M.S., Medical Science (2016)
  • Texas A&M University, B.S. (2015)
Professional Associations
  • Dallas Asian American Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas State Bar Appellate Section
  • Texas State Bar Business Law Section
  • Massachusetts Bar Association

  • Needed Reform or Unnecessary Risk? The Benefits and Drawbacks of H.B. 1814 in the Age of Identity Theft, Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas Reporter, Vol. 56, No. 2 (April 2018)


Links to full publications and news releases.


December 2022
Chambers v. Gold Medal Bakery: An Illustration of Privilege in Shareholder Suits
Tony Froio, Peter Foundas, Michael Collier- The Robins Kaplan Spotlight
April 14, 2022
'Take-Home' COVID And Emerging Liability Insurance Issues
Melissa D'Alelio, Michael Collier - Law360
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