Houston’s Heim, Payne & Chorush Promotes Experienced Attorney Wills Collier to Partner
Mr. Collier earned his new title at Heim, Payne & Chorush based on his track record of success for clients and his leadership as one of the firm’s busiest and most productive young lawyers.
“We are extremely pleased that Wills has joined the partnership at Heim, Payne & Chorush,” says firm founder Michael Heim. “He is extremely deserving of this promotion on many levels, including his track record as a judicial clerk in the Eastern District, his dedication to our clients’ cases, and his proven commitment to be one of the best patent lawyers anywhere.”
Mr. Collier joined Heim, Payne & Chorush four years ago after prior roles with two of the country’s largest intellectual property law firms in Dallas and Houston. He is a former clerk for the Hon. Judge Robert Schroeder III in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.
Mr. Collier represents clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to technology startups in a full complement of intellectual property matters, including computer networking systems, oil and gas technologies, and pharmaceutical-related products.
A licensed pilot, Mr. Collier began his professional career working for a major aerospace manufacturer and a technology startup after earning his degree in aerospace engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He went on to secure his law degree, cum laude, at Baylor University School of Law, where he earned the highest overall grade in patent law.