Maggie becomes Will's assistant after he is appointed team leader. The feelings she develops for him are complicated by the deal she struck with Kale to secure her job at API: that she report back to Kale about everyone in the office. When Kale realizes that Maggie is falling for Will, he deliberately tips Will off about Maggie spying on him. Will immediately has Maggie removed from his team, and she is transferred to temporary work. The mother of a young daughter named Sophie, Maggie is estranged from her ex-husband Craig.
Jessica Collins has previously starred in the television series The Nine alongside Scott Wolf and Kim Raver. Other television credits include The Good Wife, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Ghost Whisperer.
Collins made her feature debut in the 2009 film The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond, opposite Bryce Dallas Howard and Ellen Burstyn.
Collins, a Juilliard graduate, made her Broadway debut in the 2007 production of Pygmalion, and starred in the world premiere of Manic Flight Reaction at Playwrights Horizons. While attending Juilliard, Collins performed in such classic productions as Macbeth, Three Sisters, and Faust. During her training, she was hand selected to attend an elite acting program at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England.
One of four daughters, Collins was born in San Antonio, Texas. She currently resides in New York.