Christopher H. Collins

Christopher H. Collins is a partner in Holland & Knight's Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Collins focuses on zoning and land use law, historic preservation, municipal law, building code, and foreign mission and international organization matters. He has considerable experience representing a broad range of local, national and international clients, including residential, commercial, retail and industrial developers, financial institutions, asset managers, hotels and hospitality providers, schools and universities, foreign governments, nonprofit organizations, religious institutions, and property owners and commercial tenants in all areas of land use law and real estate development. He represents clients before all of the federal and local land use regulatory agencies in the District of Columbia.

Mr. Collins has lectured both locally and nationally on historic preservation, land use and foreign missions issues. He is also the author of numerous articles on issues involving building codes, zoning regulations, foreign missions and recent developments in land use law and related matters. As an accredited LEED AP Professional, he also counsels clients regarding green building and sustainability issues.

Mr. Collins has represented more than 50 foreign governments and international organizations in real estate matters, primarily relating to the acquisition, location, replacement and expansion of their embassy and other facilities in Washington. He is a Counselor to the Meridian International Center.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate and 2) Land Use and Government
Law School The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law ( J.D.)
Education Boston College (A.B.)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association
Most recent firm Holland & Knight LLP
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