John Collins

Senior Staff Attorney

John Collins is a senior staff attorney in the firm's WilmerHale DiscoverySolutions Department, focused on substantive and strategic areas of discovery for Litigation/Controversy matters.


Mr. Collins focuses his practice on issues of e-discovery. Specifically, he works with other attorneys, litigation technology project managers, and paralegals on teams that manage electronic and other documents in large cases and investigations. Attorneys on these teams take a leadership role in the document control process, systematically tracking documents from preservation to collection and through review and production. They work with e-discovery vendors and their review and analytical tools; review documents; train and oversee other firm and contract attorneys who review documents; and partner with project managers to perform production quality control. 

Mr. Collins has direct experience representing clients in regulatory investigations, white collar criminal investigations, internal investigations and civil litigation. Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Collins was a staff attorney with another leading law firm from 2013-2016. Before that, he served as the assistant general counsel for a technology industry trade association.

In 2011, Mr. Collins was a judicial fellow for the Honorable Michael L. Rankin of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Civil Division; and a legal extern in the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Commercial Division.


  • Education

    • JD, The George Washington University Law School, 2011

    • BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2007

  • Admissions

    • California

    • District of Columbia

    • Massachusetts

    • New York