Derek Colla


I solve legal and business problems for high-growth companies, from founders with an idea to publicly traded companies.

+1 202 842 7849

Derek O. Colla is an associate in the emerging companies practice. He focuses on representing high-growth companies and their investors. He has helped form, finance and advise hundreds of emerging businesses in areas such as internet and digital media, consumer products, clean technologies, software, medical devices and business services.

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  • Harvard Law School
    JD, cum laude, 2008

  • Washington and Lee University
    BS, Computer Science
    summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2005

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District of Columbia


+1 202 842 7849 office
+1 202 842 7899 fax

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004