Patrick maintains a national litigation practice in which he handles some of his clients’ most sensitive matters.
Patrick’s practice focuses on representation of public and private companies, investment banks, accounting firms, and executives in complex civil litigations, commercial real estate disputes, securities class actions, and civil and criminal investigations. He has significant experience counseling financial institutions in litigation arising from the issuance, marketing, and administration of structured credit products, including residential and commercial mortgage backed securities, credit default swaps, repurchase agreements, and asset backed commercial paper facilities.
Patrick received his law degree from Columbia Law School where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He received his undergraduate degree, with highest distinction and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Patrick has represented clients throughout the country in federal, state, and bankruptcy courts and before arbitration panels. Patrick is an invited guest lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School’s annual two-week seminar for CEOs and Presidents of China’s largest financial institutions. He lectures on a variety of topics, including risk management for U.S. based financial institutions.
Patrick’s pro bono experience includes representing clients in child custody and support hearings in New York and North Carolina and representing Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans in disability proceedings before the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Patrick L. Robson