In this 271st podcast episode of Dave Tate's Table Talk, Rick Collins takes a seat.

Rick Collins is a lawyer and author who is internationally recognized as a legal authority in the field of testosterone and other anabolic steroids and performance-enhancing substances. Based out of New York as a principal in the law firm of Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry, he has a nationwide practice and has defended countless clients against investigations and criminal prosecutions alleging the unlawful marketing, distribution or prescription of anabolic steroids, human growth hormone, or non-compliant dietary supplements. He represents numerous companies in the dietary supplement industry. He is also a nationally Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS) and former personal trainer and competitive bodybuilder. 

He served on a working group of the United States Sentencing Commission in revising the federal anabolic steroid sentencing guidelines in 2006 and was a consultant on the documentary film “Bigger, Stronger, Faster*” (2008), in which he also appeared on camera. He has contributed chapters to three textbooks on sports nutrition, has been published in the scientific literature on issues relating to performance drugs, and is a frequent contributor to various health and fitness publications. 

He has served as Legal Counsel to the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) and the International Federation of BodyBuilders (IFBB). Rick received his law degree from Hofstra University School of Law, where he attended on a full academic scholarship and served on the Law Review. He can be reached at 516-294-0300. To learn more about Rick, please go to

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