Colin P. Ahler

Colin P. Ahler: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • Of Counsel at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • One Arizona Center, 400 East Van Buren Street, Suite 1900, Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Colin Ahler's practice is concentrated in commercial litigation, with a focus and particular experience in antitrust and unfair competition matters. Colin’s antitrust litigation experience includes the defense and prosecution of federal and state antitrust claims in multi-district litigation, class actions, competitor suits, and actions by government authorities. Colin has provided clients with antitrust counseling and compliance training, and has drafted antitrust policies and manuals for companies and trade associations.

Colin’s litigation experience also includes First Amendment law, appellate matters, real estate and land use matters, election law and Indian law. Colin has authored briefs filed with various federal and state appellate courts around the country including the U.S. Supreme Court and the Arizona Supreme Court. He has also assisted clients in conducting internal investigations.

Colin's pro bono practice has included a petition for post-conviction relief in state court, an amicus brief filed with the Arizona Supreme Court concerning the selection of members to the state's independent redistricting commission and the representation of clients seeking asylum under federal immigration law.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• Proposed Aetna-Humana Merger Passes Another Hurdle in Antitrust Review, Author, Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert (February 19, 2016)
•Interpreting California's Unfair Competition Law and False Advertising Law Standing Requirement, Co-Author, Products Liability Litigation Reporter, Volume 20 Issue 2 (March 9, 2009)

Community Involvement

•ICM Food & Clothing Bank, Board Member
•Arizona Justice Project
•Florence Immigration and Refugee Rights Project

Other Professional Experience

•Perkins Coie LLP, Counsel (2012-2014), Associate (2005-2012)
•Brown & Bain, P.A., Summer Associate (2003-2004)

Related Publications

Dec 04
GSA Announces Plan to Modernize the Multiple Awards Schedules

Feb 19
Legal Alert - Proposed Aetna-Humana Merger Passes Another Hurdle in Antitrust Review

Related News & Events

Jan 02
Snell & Wilmer Announces Election of New Partners and Counsel for the Class of 2018

Oct 20
Attorney Colin P. Ahler Joins the Phoenix Office of Snell & Wilme

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Antitrust
  • Healthcare
  • Special Litigation and Compliance
  • Investigations, Government Enforcement and White Collar Protection

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Arizona State University, B.S., Economics, summa cum laude, 2001; Moeur Award Recipient, highest GPA in graduating class
Law School Attended:
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2005
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court, District of Arizona; United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; Supreme Court of Arizona; Arizona

Professional Memberships & Activities

•American Bar Association
•Antitrust Section
•State Bar of Arizona
•Antitrust Section
•Maricopa County Bar Association


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    One Arizona Center , 400 East Van Buren Street, Suite 1900
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