Colin Cowperthwaite

Paralegal

Colin Cowperthwaite
Colin graduated magna cum laude from Kenyon College in 2018. He received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and was inducted into the Pi Sigma Alpha honors society. While at Kenyon, he served as a representative and Co-Chair of the Campus Senate where he worked to pass new free speech policies expanding freedom of expression. In 2017, Colin worked on Capitol Hill as a congressional intern for Congresswoman Diana DeGette of Colorado. After graduating, he joined Faegre, Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP where he worked as a paralegal on federal criminal defense matters and complex civil litigation in the biotech, banking, and telecommunications sectors. At FIRE, Colin serves as a litigation paralegal assisting attorneys working on the cutting edge of First Amendment law.

A proud Denver native, Colin enjoys hiking and skiing on the Front Range, cooking for friends and family, and watching foreign films.