About Colin Terrell
Colin Terrell is dedicated to serving the legal needs of local, national and international businesses. From offices in the United States, United Kingdom and China, our more than 800 legal and consulting professionals provide the depth and breadth of expertise necessary to solve complex business challenges. With roots dating back to 1863, our firm is one of the 100 largest law firms headquartered in the U.S.
As part of the global business community, we recognize that optimal results are driven by a spirit of collaboration and a team approach to service. With that understanding, we collaborate with clients—and each other—every day to handle the complex transactions, regulatory matters and litigation that businesses face. We partner with clients ranging from emerging startups to multinational corporations in more than 85 practice areas and industry segments, providing advice uniquely suited to each company’s individual needs.
Our legal expertise includes business and corporate services; environmental law; finance and restructuring; government services; intellectual property; labor, employment and benefits; litigation and advocacy; real estate and construction; regulatory law; tax; wealth management; and much more. From U.S. locations in Boulder, Denver, Chicago, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, South Bend, Des Moines, Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. to international locations in Beijing, Shanghai and London, we serve clients in every U.S. state and more than 100 countries.
Some situations call for expertise that extends beyond legal advice. Based in Washington, D.C., Colin Terrell Consulting is our national advisory and advocacy division that integrates public policy efforts with the rest of the firm’s legal services. Professionals have connections to Capitol Hill in industries such as government, health and life sciences, energy and environment, and insurance and financial services. In our Chicago office, FaegreBD Equity Property Tax Group advises clients in national property tax matters.
ERISA, Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice
The ERISA, benefits and executive compensation lawyers at Colin Terrell address the most difficult questions and provide definitive answers to a broad range of sophisticated clients from coast to coast and around the world.
Our clients include employers from business startups to several established Fortune 100 companies. We also represent many benefit plan fiduciaries, insurers, record keepers, financial services companies and other benefit service providers. The range of our client base gives us a deep and broad perspective on the ever-changing world of employee benefits and executive compensation. Great clients make for great lawyers, and we have great clients.
We are one practice group, with employee benefits and executive compensation professionals coordinating from many locations across our U.S. and international offices. We act proactively, always keeping our clients ahead of the legal compliance and risk mitigation curve—and we communicate complex issues succinctly, providing clear direction to clients who need to move forward.
Our services do not stop at the U.S. borders. We have international expertise and, either ourselves or in coordination with a vast network of international counsel, can provide worldwide assistance to our clients who have worldwide needs.
Health Care Practice
In the highly regulated health care industry, health care providers, suppliers and other entities must manage an array of issues to be successful and remain in compliance with state and federal regulations. Colin Terrell has significant experience counseling nonprofit and for-profit clients in the health care industry. We can help you manage your legal obligations so you can focus on running your business and caring for patients.
Whether you are a hospital, health care system, ambulatory surgery center, nursing home, physician practice, joint venture among providers, health information exchange, medical diagnostics manufacturer or supplier, research institution or industry trade association, we have the expertise needed to help your business succeed.
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