Faculty Profile: Heather Collins

Heather CollinsCollins & Hunter, PLLC7000 Executive Center Drive, Suite 320 Brentwood, TN 37027-9126 Work Phone: (615) 235-6648Website: https://collinshunter.scorpionwebsite.com/Email Address:
Previous Courses Taught (10)
  • 25th Annual Labor & Employment Law Forum 2021: 2-Day, Full Program Registration
  • 25th Annual Labor & Employment Law Forum 2021: Day 1 Registration
  • Labor & Employment 2019: The Affirmative Obligation to Accommodate
  • L&E Law 2018: Sexual Harassment in the #MeToo era
  • 23rd Annual Labor & Employment Forum 2019
  • Labor and Employment: Evolving Gender Issues in Employment
  • 22nd Annual Labor and Employment Forum 2018
  • Preparing and Defending Against Motions to Dismiss and Summary Judgment
  • 21st Annual Labor & Employment Forum
  • Preparing and Defending Against Motions to Dismiss and Summary Judgment
Biography

Heather Moore Collins practices in the Nashville, Tennessee area where she founded Collins & Hunter, PLLC, which concentrates on the representation of employees who have been discriminated against in employment litigation. Her representation of employees also includes a focus on the negotiation of employment and severance agreements, and defense of employees against claims involving non-competition and non-solicitation contracts.  

Ms. Collins has litigated and tried employment discrimination cases in federal and state court on the basis of age, race, sex, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, disability (ADA), religion, FMLA, and claims for retaliation, workplace whistle-blowing, and wage and overtime claims under federal and state law. 

Ms. Collins is licensed in Tennessee and Florida. She is admitted to practice in the federal courts in the Middle, Eastern and Western District Courts of Tennessee; the Southern, Middle, and Northern District Courts of Florida; the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals; and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the Florida Bar, the Tennessee Bar, the Tennessee Employment Lawyers Association (TENNELA), and the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA). She has served on NELA's convention committee, TENNELA's board since 2008 and is currently serving as its past-President.