Colin D. Dailey

Colin Dailey is an Associate with the firm’s business litigation practice. He has experience representing companies in state and federal courts in a wide range of matters, including commercial contract disputes, real estate litigation, franchise litigation, and business and consumer torts. Mr. Dailey has experience handling several stages of litigation, including drafting and responding to complaints and motions, propounding and responding to discovery requests, appearing in court to argue motions, drafting and negotiating settlement agreements, and preparing appellate briefs. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants and has assisted in alternative dispute resolution through mediations and arbitrations. He has experience in case management techniques, including calculating litigation budgets, risk-weighted exposure, and optimal settlement points. In addition, Mr. Dailey supports transactional and corporate governance issues and has experience preparing licensing agreements, independent contractor agreements, and corporate bylaws. Mr. Dailey volunteers his time with Bet Tzedek and Public Counsel to provide pro bono legal assistance to individuals and organizations in the Los Angeles community, including helping individuals seeking guardianship of minors, and nonprofits seeking corporate formation and governance support.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Dailey was a judicial extern for the Honorable Rex Heeseman at the California Court of Appeals for the Second District where he helped draft appellate opinions regarding commercial and employment matters.

Mr. Dailey graduated from UCLA School of Law with a specialization in business law. He was an active member of the Counseling Emerging Technology Companies clinic, providing legal assistance on formation, employment, intellectual property, and privacy issues to ten start-up companies for a well-known tech accelerator program in Santa Monica. In addition, he competed in the UCLA Mock Trial tournament and served two years on the board of the UCLA Real Estate Law Association. During law school, he also worked in business development at Applico, Inc., a mobile application strategy firm, and as the research assistant to intellectual property scholar Doug Lichtman.

Before moving to Los Angeles, Mr. Dailey worked at a government affairs firm in Portland, Oregon, providing lobbying and campaign support to public organizations and Fortune 500 companies. He also spent a year managing online marketing for a financial news and commentary website. Mr. Dailey graduated with honors from Willamette University with a bachelor’s degree in politics with minors in economics and philosophy.

Mr. Dailey was a summer associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation and 2) Commercial Litigation
Law School UCLA School of Law, J.D., 2013
Education Willamette University, B.A., 2008
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Bryan Cave LLP
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