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Overview

Patrick works closely with clients to resolve their toughest litigation issues.

Patrick represents a wide range of clients across industries – including financial services, healthcare, manufacturing and transportation – acting as their business partner and staunch advocate in and out of the courtroom. Clients rely on Patrick’s guidance on a broad array of general commercial litigation matters including:

  • Business disputes
  • Trade secret matters
  • Fiduciary litigation
  • Product liability
  • Toxic tort
  • Breach of contract
  • Failure to warn

He handles all phases of litigation, from case inception and trial preparation to conducting depositions of fact and expert witnesses to researching and drafting pleadings, discovery requests and settlement agreements. Patrick is thorough yet efficient in researching each individual case in order to analyze available options for optimally moving forward. He especially enjoys collaborating with legal teams and expert witnesses that add insight to case strategy. What he finds most rewarding is helping clients faced with complex litigation find solutions.


Industry

Services

Recognition

  • Thomson Reuters' Louisiana Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2019-2020

Education

  • J.D., Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
    • cum laude
    • Loyola Law Review
    • William L. Crowe Scholar
  • B.S., Louisiana State University
    • General Business Administration

Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
Experience
  • Served on team defending national shipbuilding contractor in complex multi-million dollar asbestos-related disease litigation.
  • As part of larger legal team, defended numerous product liability actions resulting in defense verdicts and favorable settlements.
  • Guided client mediations and other settlement negotiations.
  • Assisted in obtaining dismissal of client during early stages of litigation resulting in significant cost savings.
Outside the Office

A Louisiana native, Patrick is a fan of Mardi Gras, music, and Creole and Cajun cuisine.

He also follows football, cheering on the New Orleans Saints and LSU. Patrick and his wife look forward to introducing their two young children to hiking, fishing and kayaking the great outdoors of Tennessee.

Community Leadership
  • Diaper Drive
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Desmond Project
  • Ozanam Inn

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