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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.




  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, 2021-2022
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2020-2021
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2019


  • 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


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

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Federal Bar Association – Chattanooga Chapter, Publications Committee
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • 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.
  • Analyzed claims for environmental pollution policies submitted by insureds related to COVID-19; evaluated coverage issues related to same; and prepared reservation of rights and denial letters.
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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