Michael T. Collins

Attorney Michael T. Collins

Location: Washington, D.C.
Phone: 202-386-6920
Fax: 202-765-2173
Email: michael@burnhamgorokhov.com


Michael T. Collins primarily practices criminal litigation. He represents those accused of crimes at both the trial and appellate level in federal courts.

Mr. Collins received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law and his B.A. from Villanova University. At Duke he served as a senior research editor on the Duke Law & Technology Review and focused his studies on criminal and national security law. He previously served in a legal followship with a prominent D.C. think tank where he assisted in drafting amicus curiae briefs in cases raising significant constitutional law questions. His work focused on the First Amendment and criminal procedure issues. He also served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Stephen S. Schwartz of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia


  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D.
    • Law Journal: Duke Law and Technology Review, Senior Research Editor
  • Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • B.A.
    • Majors: Philosophy and History


  • Hon. Stephen S. Schwartz, U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Selected Published Articles

  • Michael T. Collins, State Debt and the Eleventh Amendment, Law & Liberty (Jun 1, 2020)
  • Ilya Shapiro and Michael T. Collins, A Centenary for Free Speech, The Wall Street Journal (Nov. 7, 2019)

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