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Collier R. Marsh

Partner
Raleigh | 919.835.4663
Fax | 919.834.4564

Collier Marsh focuses his practice on land use, state and local property tax, construction, and commercial litigation. His clients include real estate developers, commercial property owners, property managers, homebuilders, and homeowners associations. He represents his clients through all stages of construction and development, from the initial zoning and entitlement to the ultimate resolution of disputes.

In his land use and property tax practices, Collier represents his clients before state and local boards and commissions throughout North Carolina. He also litigates on behalf of his clients in the superior courts of North Carolina, the federal district courts of North Carolina, the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition, Collier volunteers as an advocate for abused and neglected juveniles through the North Carolina Guardian ad Litem program.

Prior to joining Parker Poe, Collier served as a law clerk for the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky and the Office of the Attorney General of Kentucky.

While at the University of Kentucky College of Law, Collier served as the editor-in-chief of the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law and was a member of the Trial Advocacy Board. He also worked at the University of Kentucky Legal Clinic, where he provided pro bono legal services for the local community.

Representative Experience

Land Use & Property Tax

  • Represented commercial property owners and developers on rezonings related to large scale mixed-use, commercial, and residential developments throughout the Triangle, including in Raleigh, Cary, Apex, and Garner.
  • Represented commercial property owners and developers in the obtainment of variances, special use permits, and other quasi-judicial land use approvals throughout the Triangle.
  • Represented owners and managers of multifamily, office, retail, mixed-use, and industrial properties throughout North Carolina on hundreds of property tax appeals and exemptions before local boards and the North Carolina Property Tax Commission.

Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Successfully defended a condominium board in a case of first impression related to the authority and procedures for the termination of a condominium. 
  • Prosecuted claims on behalf of a national power company related to defective work on a hydroelectric generator unit.
  • Represented a national homebuilder in a wide range of matters from home construction claims to contractor disputes.
  • Obtained summary judgment in federal district court on product liability and unfair and deceptive trade practices claims on behalf of medical device distributor.

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Honors & Awards

  • Leadership Raleigh, Class of 2017
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Environmental Law, Tax, Litigation Skills, Land Use Planning, University of Kentucky Legal Clinic
  • Order of the Coif
  • William K. Bodell Scholarship, University of Kentucky College of Law