Colin F. Dougherty



Colin Dougherty practices in Faegre Drinker's finance and restructuring group where he represents clients in complex restructuring transactions, both in and out of court. He practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, business reorganization, secured transactions, creditors' rights and banking law. Colin has significant experience representing banks, commercial finance companies, DIP lenders, investment service companies, creditors’ committees, suppliers and other creditors on a national basis.


Bar Admissions



Notre Dame Law School
J.D. (2009)

University of Notre Dame
B.A. (2006)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Bankruptcy/Debtor-Creditor Series: Bankruptcy Deskbook — The Automatic Stay
    Co-presenter, Minnesota CLE Webinar, January 2012-15
  • Bankruptcy Practice in Minnesota Deskbook — The Automatic Stay
    Chapter co-author, Minnesota CLE, First Edition (June 2012) and Second Edition (July 2014)
  • Anatomy of a Chapter 11 Case
    33rd Annual Bankruptcy Conference, Federal Bar Association, Iowa Chapter, October 2014
  • Bankruptcy "Clawbacks" — Preferences and Fraudulent Transfers
    First American Title National Commercial Services Webinar, June 2012

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Bankruptcy
  • Debtor/Creditor

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association — Business Section (Young Members Committee)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association — Bankruptcy Law Section
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute


  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2014-16
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