Patrick understands that success in litigation is defined by each client’s unique circumstances, and he is a methodical advocate driven to help each client achieve that success.
Patrick’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and white collar defense. He has represented clients – ranging from individuals to large corporations and public entities – in federal and state cases involving real estate, licensing, breach of contract, business torts, and unfair competition class actions. Patrick also represents companies and individuals in criminal investigations and False Claims Act cases brought by the federal government. He has significant courtroom experience and has tried multiple cases to successful jury verdicts.
Patrick received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, and served as contributing editor for the school's Law Review. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Donald W. Molloy of the United States District Court, District of Montana.
Assisted in winning summary judgment for international private equity firm in adversary proceeding in bankruptcy court.
Assisted in obtaining a judgment enforcing CC&Rs to prevent subdivision of lot after a bench trial.
Assisted in securing a favorable settlement for motel property owner in an eminent domain case.
Part of trial team representing pharmaceutical company in week-long licensing dispute trial, resulting in favorable settlement.
Secured favorable settlement for major beverages retailer.
Currently defending major institution in federal false claims act litigation.
News & Insights
- GSB Newsroom, 7.24.18
- GSB Newsroom, 7.11.17
- Law360 (subscription required), 4.12.17
- The Verdict, Summer 2018
- U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2009
University of Montana, M.A., 2004
The Evergreen State College, B.S., 2000
Honors | Recognitions
- Named an Oregon Rising Star for Business Litigation by Super Lawyers, 2017-2018