Colin is a labor and employment attorney with experience in litigation and traditional labor matters. Colin zealously defends employers in claims involving the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Titles III and VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska state discrimination laws, and other related claims. His experience includes handling all aspects of litigation from the investigation phase through trial. Colin works with employers to create and implement a practical and effective strategy depending on the unique facts and circumstances of each case. In his practice, Colin also counsels clients in traditional labor matters, including union organizing campaigns, unfair labor practice charges, and union awareness training. Using his extensive knowledge of state and federal labor and employment laws, Colin routinely counsels employers on hiring and firing, drug testing, employment policies and handbooks, and proactive strategies for litigation avoidance.

Prior to joining Constangy, Colin practiced at an AM100 law firm, representing clients in employment litigation and labor relations matters. 

Professional & Civic Associations

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

News & Analysis

Client Presentations & Firm Publications

Speaking Engagements & Industry Publications

  • “How to Manage Evolving Labor Union Dynamics presented to Kansas City Hotel & Lodging Association, December 2023.
  • “FMLA and ADA Best Practices” presented to Kansas City Hotel & Lodging Association, February 2023.

Blogs, Videos & Podcasts

  • “Trust the process.”  
  • Theo Epstein

Practice Emphasis

  • Union Awareness Counseling and Campaigns
  • Defense of NLRB and EEOC Charges
  • Employment Policy Formulation and Advice
  • Defense of Grievances in Arbitrations
  • Management Training
  • Mediation Services
  • Sexual Harassment Investigations and Defense


University of Kansas School of Law

  • J.D., 2020
  • James P. Mize Trial Advocacy Award Recipient 

Northern Illinois University

  • B.A., 2016

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Kansas, 2020
  • Missouri, 2020
  • Nebraska, 2023
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado


  • Filipino Tagalog (Intermediate)
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