John Collins has more than 40 years experience in several areas of tax practice, including estate planning, family wealth planning, charitable organizations, and employee benefits and executive compensation matters. He has been recognized as one of the best trusts and estate lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine (2010-2015, and multiple prior years), a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine (2003-2014), a Five Star Wealth Manager (2009-2014), a top-rated lawyer by ALM and Martindale-Hubbell, and he is listed in the Best Lawyers in America in Employee Benefits Law and Trusts and Estates (2005-2015). John is AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.
John is a contributor to Haynes and Boone's Practical Benefits Lawyer blog, which discusses issues and developments in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation.
Professional and Community Activities
- Chair of the Board of Directors, Methodist Health System (Dallas)
- Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
- State Bar of Texas
- State Bar of California