Colin Larson advises and represents employers of all sizes, from small and midsize businesses to Fortune 500 companies, in a wide range of employment matters arising under state and federal law. He has worked with employers in numerous industries including in the technology, construction, healthcare, retail, transportation, hospitality, sports and entertainment, fitness, and financial services industries. 

Colin regularly represents employers in individual, class action and California Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) lawsuits, and provides advice and counsel to C-Suite members, HR professionals, and in-house attorneys on employment law compliance, best practices and litigation avoidance. Colin maintains an emphasis on helping employers resolve complex wage and hour issues involving overtime, minimum wages, off-the-clock, meal periods, rest breaks, reporting time, expense reimbursements, bonuses, piece rate, regular rate of pay, wage statements, recordkeeping and more. He also provides advice, investigation and representation in matters arising under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act and related state and federal law. 

Before joining Littler, Colin practiced general civil litigation for five years, including representing employers in individual, class action and PAGA wage and hour disputes. 

During law school, Colin externed with Chief U.S. District Judge James Ware as well as Magistrate Judge James Larson in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. He also worked as a law clerk for a prominent international law firm in Dubai, UAE; was an associate editor and staff writer for his law review; was named to the Dean’s List in all eligible semesters; and received two awards for academic excellence as well as three merit scholarships.

Professional & Community Affiliations


American Bar Association


Bar Association of San Francisco


  • J.D., Golden Gate University School of Law, 2012
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007

Bar Admission



  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California