ALBUQUERQUE – Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP welcomes Bobbie Collins as an associate in its Litigation practice group, focusing on complex civil litigation, real estate and taxation law. Collins is based in the law firm’s Albuquerque office.
Clients turn to Collins for representing national, regional and local business entities in a variety of commercial disputes, including director/officer liability, shareholder derivative actions, business management agreements, defamation, strict product liability, construction claims, and patent and trademark infringement. She also provides general advice and litigation representation of individuals, business entities, and tax exempt organizations in local, state, and federal taxation matters.
Collins’ commercial real estate experience includes representing lenders, landlords, tenants, retail/shopping centers, and loan servicing companies in loan document reviews, title matters, receiverships, foreclosures, evictions and lease negotiations. She also maintains a New Mexico Real Estate Associate Broker’s license.
Prior to private practice, Collins was a Deputy District Attorney in the El Paso County District Attorney’s office in Colorado Springs, Colo. She was named a Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star, and is admitted to the Bar in New Mexico and Colorado, the U.S. Tax Court and U.S. District Court of New Mexico.
She earned her law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Colorado. She is also expected to complete an LL.M. (Master’s in Law) in Taxation in December 2016 from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.