Thomas Collin


Thomas Collin

Title: Lawyer
Company: Thompson, Hine LLP
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Thomas Collin, Partner at Thompson, Hine LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of antitrust distribution law.

Practicing law for over 40 years, Mr. Collin is an expert in his field, specializing in anti-trust distribution law. He has been a partner with Thompson, Hine LLP, in Cleveland since 1982, previously working as an associate with the firm since 1975. Prior to his time with Thompson, Hine LLP, he served as a law clerk to Judge Myron Bright for the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis from 1974 to 1975. In preparation for his noteworthy career, Mr. Collin earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota in 1970, a Master of Arts from Harvard University in 1972 and a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University in 1974. He had considered entering a doctorate program but decided law would be a more practical and fulfilling endeavor. He holds membership with the American Bar Association and the Ohio Bar Association and has been affiliated with Active Citizens League, the Citizens League Research Institute of Cleveland, the Cleveland Committee Foreign Relations and the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. Mr. Collin has been listed with Chambers USA and has been given an AV reading from Martindale Hubbell.

Sharing his expertise with others, Mr. Collin has contributed articles to professional journals and has co-authored “Ohio Business Competition Law” and the Criminal Antitrust Litigation Manual. He has edited “Damages and Business Torts: A Practitioner’s Handbook,” “Antitrust Law and Economics of Product Distribution” and “Antitrust Handbook for Franchise and Distribution Practitioners” for the American Bar Association. He has greatly enjoyed his experience working in the field of law, considering each day he builds on his experience to be the highlight of his career. He has learned to never underestimate the opposing counsel, be attentive and prepared at all times, and work hard for one’s clients. Over the course of his career, Mr. Collin has observed that clients used to have long-term relationships with law firms but now change law firms more frequently. He believes legal services evolved into a more market-driven practice, prompting lawyers to be attentive to factors such as customer service and cost benefits of services among other elements. A testament to his experience and knowledge, Mr. Collin has been recognized in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in the Midwest.

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