Colin Cabral is an experienced first-chair trial lawyer with a strong track record of success. He has tried cases in federal district court, state court, Delaware Chancery Court, the International Trade Commission, and before domestic and international arbitration tribunals. 

Colin specializes in high-stakes intellectual property, commercial, and antitrust disputes. He represents a broad range of clients in the life sciences industry. Colin also serves as lead trial counsel in patent, trade secret, and false advertising cases involving technologies that include computer software, medical devices, and consumer products.

Colin was named a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation in its 2024 U.S. Guide. 

Recently, Colin secured a landmark victory for Sanderson Farms in a blockbuster broiler chicken antitrust conspiracy case, defeating $7 billion in damages claims. Following a six-week trial, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois returned a full defense verdict, rejecting the Plaintiffs’ allegations that Sanderson Farms participated in a supply reduction conspiracy with other chicken companies between 2008 and 2012.

Previously, Colin served as in-house litigation counsel for a global life sciences company. He also served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in Dorchester, MA. 

Colin volunteers as regular faculty for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and the firm’s trial advocacy training programs. He is Board Chairman of FreeFrom, a charitable organization that helps survivors of domestic violence achieve financial independence. He is also a board member of Tech Goes Home, a Boston-based non-profit that empowers underprivileged communities by providing access to computers, Internet access, and training.

Colin is the co-head of Proskauer’s Patent Litigation Group.