Rachel Kitze Collins ’14

Attorney, Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P.


  • St. Olaf College, B.A.
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D.

Rachel Kitze Collins is an attorney at Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P., where she practices in the firm's environmental, business, and employment groups. She represents public entities, businesses, and plaintiffs in complex, high-profile litigation involving environmental, constitutional, contract, and employment law, in federal and state court.

Kitze Collins currently serves as Co-President of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Chapter of the American Constitution Society and as Chair of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Section. She was named an Up & Coming Attorney by Minnesota Lawyer in 2019 and named a Minnesota Rising Star from 2017-2019 by Super Lawyers. She has also been recognized by North Star Lawyer for her pro bono work.

Kitze Collins is a 2014 summa cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif. While in law school, she served as a Note and Comment Editor for the Minnesota Law Review and a Clinic Director for the Environmental Sustainability Clinic.

Kitze Collins clerked for the Honorable James B. Loken of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit before joining Lockridge Grindal Nauen.

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