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.
After law school, Patrick clerked for the Honorable Donald W. Molloy of the United States District Court, District of Montana.
Assisted in securing a favorable settlement for motel property owner in an eminent domain case.
Assisted in obtaining a judgment enforcing CC&Rs to prevent subdivision of lot after a bench trial.
Assisted in winning summary judgment for international private equity firm in adversary proceeding in bankruptcy court.
Currently defending major institution in federal false claims act litigation.
Secured favorable settlement for major beverages retailer.
Part of trial team representing pharmaceutical company in week-long licensing dispute trial, resulting in favorable settlement.
News & Insights
- The Verdict, Summer 2018
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
- J.D., University of Michigan Law School (cum laude), 2009
- Michigan Law Review, Contributing Editor
- M.A., University of Montana, 2004
- B.S., The Evergreen State College, 2000
- The Hon. Donald W. Molloy, United States District Court, District of Montana
Honors & Recognition
- Rising Star for Business Litigation, Oregon Super Lawyers, 2017-2018