Overview

Sydne Collier is a litigation associate in the Government, Regulatory and Internal Investigations Practice Group in the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Sydne is an experienced trial lawyer who represents individuals and corporations in connection with internal investigations as well as criminal and civil enforcement matters involving the Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and various other federal and state regulators. 

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Thought Leadership

Publications

Co-Author, “Internal Investigations: Retaining and Working with Forensic Accountants," Lexis Nexis Practical Guidance®, 2022

Co-Author, “Internal Investigations: Retaining and Working with Forensic Accountants Checklist," Lexis Nexis Practical Guidance®, 2022

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, “SEC's Division of Enforcement FY21: Highlights and What You Need to Know," African American Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Texas, December 16, 2021

Moderator, “Cash: The New Administration's Take on the Company's Balance Sheet," National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) North Texas Chapter, August 11, 2021

Recognition

Presented with the Graduate of the Last Decade Award by Texas Tech University School of Law, 2022

Recognized as Texas Rising Stars® in Business Litigation by Thomson Reuters, 2022

Recognized as One to Watch in Commercial Litigation (2021–2022) and Criminal Defense: White-Collar (2022) in The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc.

Recognized as Top 40 Under 40 by The National Black Lawyer, 2020–2022

Memberships & Affiliations

Associate, North Texas Federal Criminal Law American Inn of Court, 2022–2023

Council Member, State Bar of Texas, African American Lawyers Section, 2021–2022

Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, Associate, 2018–2019

Member, Junior League of Dallas

Member, Dallas Bar Association

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016Texas

Courts

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of LawJ.D.2016
  • Texas Tech UniversityM.B.A.2016
  • Texas Tech UniversityB.B.A., International Businesscum laude2012