Collin D. Kennedy

Top rated Business & Corporate attorney in Frisco, Texas

Hanshaw Kennedy Hafen, LLP
Collin D. Kennedy
Hanshaw Kennedy Hafen, LLP

Practice Areas: Business & Corporate, Employment & Labor, General Litigation; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1999

Education: University of Arkansas School of Law (Fayetteville)

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023

Hanshaw Kennedy Hafen, LLP

1415 Legacy Drive
Suite 350
Frisco, TX 75034 Visit website


Collin D. Kennedy is a partner at the law firm Hanshaw Kennedy Hafen, LLP, located in Frisco, Texas. Serving clients throughout the state of Texas for over 22 years, he represents clients with matters involving business law, employment law, health care law, partnership disputes, catastrophic injuries, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). He litigates cases as well as provides knowledgeable counsel.

Mr. Kennedy has gained invaluable experience helping clients involved in catastrophic injuries and complex commercial disputes and has worked on many high-profile cases over the years. He is a firm believer in providing personalized strategies for each case and treats every case as if it were a friend’s or a family member’s case.

With a 10 out of 10 rating on Avvo, Mr. Kennedy has received many endorsements from his peers and positive ratings from his happy clients. He fights aggressively for his clients’ rights and strives to ensure justice is being served, while upholding his clients’ best interests. 

Having obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and insurance from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, Mr. Kennedy received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Arkansas, graduating with Order of the Barrister honors. He went on to serve as an assistant district attorney in Houston, dealing with criminal defense cases. 

Mr. Kennedy enjoys being active in the legal community and is a member of numerous legal associations, including the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association, the Collin County Bar Association, the Collin County Young Lawyers Association, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, the Trial Law Institute and the Diversity Law Institute. 

In addition to Texas, Mr. Kennedy is also licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. 

Practice areas

Business/Corporate, Employment & Labor: Employee, General Litigation, Health Care, Personal Injury - General: Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations, Construction Accident, Contracts, Employment Law - Employee, Health & Health Care Law, Hospital Law, Labor Law, Limited Liability Companies, Litigation, Partnership, Personal Injury - Defense, Personal Injury - Plaintiff

  • 50% Business/Corporate
  • 10% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10% General Litigation
  • 10% Health Care
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Defense
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1999, Texas

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Frisco Chamber of Commerce
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2003
  • Texas State Bar, 1999
  • Member, Diversity Law Institute
  • Member, Trial Law Institute
  • Collin County Young Lawyers Association
  • Collin County Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
  • , Super Lawyer,, 2022
  • , Top 100 Bet The Company Litigators, America's Top 100 Attorneys, 2020
  • , Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2020
  • , Top Lawyer, Top 100 Registry, 2020
  • Barrister, Order of Juris
Educational Background:
  • Baylor University (B.A., 1995), 1995
  • University of Arkansas (J.D., 1999), 1999

Office location for Collin D. Kennedy

1415 Legacy Drive
Suite 350
Frisco, TX 75034

Phone: 972-731-6500


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023

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