Patrick O. Collins joined Perspecta Trust in 2019 as the firm’s Senior Counsel. In this role, Mr. Collins works with clients to design and implement trust and wealth strategies. He also helps oversee fiduciary legal matters for the trust company.
Prior to joining Perspecta Trust, Mr. Collins was an associate at Pierce Atwood, one of the largest law firms in New England. There, he counseled high net worth individuals and families on estate planning, asset protection planning, trust and estate administration, business succession planning, and pre and postnuptial agreements. Before working with Pierce Atwood, Mr. Collins was Chair of the Estate Planning Practice Group at Donahue, Tucker & Ciandella, PLLC, a New Hampshire law firm.
During law school, Mr. Collins had the honor of clerking for New York Supreme Court Justice Michael Lynch. An avid sportsman, Mr. Collins was also the captain of the varsity ice hockey teams at Phillips Exeter Academy and Connecticut College.
Mr. Collins holds a BA in Government from Connecticut College and a JD from Albany Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude with an Estate Planning concentration.