Colleen B. Creeden
Colleen joined the litigation department as an associate in 2017. Her practice includes representing clients in connection with complex state and federal enforcement proceedings and tax controversy matters, as well as conducing internal investigations.
Colleen maintains an active pro bono practice, including representing transgender individuals in name and gender change petitions before Massachusetts probate courts and advising clients in asylum claims.
During law school, she served as the Executive Editor for the Marden Moot Court Competition and completed an externship at the Civil Litigation division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. She also interned for the Honorable Juan R. Torruella of the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Represents pharmaceutical manufacturer in multidistrict state and federal litigation and government investigations concerning its prescription opioid products.
- Successfully defended multinational energy company before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in an appeal from the Appellate Tax Board, obtaining a unanimous decision upholding client’s multimillion dollar property tax exemption.
- Provides guidance to global pharmaceutical company through ongoing compliance monitoring.
- Represented footwear and apparel company in commercial licensing dispute, resolved in settlement after motion to dismiss briefing.
- Conducted internal investigations of international corporations, including on anti-corruption issues and patent license disputes.
- JD, New York University School of Law, 2017; Robert McKay Scholar; Order of the Barristers; Marden Executive Editor, Moot Court Board
- BA (Government), magna cum laude, Georgetown University, 2014; Honors with Distinction in Government
Admissions / Qualifications
- Massachusetts, 2017