Paul J. Collins is a litigation partner in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP’s Palo Alto office and serves on the firm’s Securities Litigation Practice Group steering committee. He has a broad range of experience in business litigation, including securities class actions, mergers and acquisitions and corporate control litigation, stockholder derivative actions, accountants’ liability litigation, government enforcement actions, and commercial litigation, as well as in conducting corporate internal investigations. He has represented corporations, boards of directors and board committees, corporate officers and directors, investment banks, accounting firms, venture capital firms, and individuals. His education includes a J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Washington. He is a member of the California and New York bars and has written numerous articles on securities and business litigation topics.