- University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2016, cum laude
- Auburn University, M.B.A., 2011
- University of Iowa, B.A., 2007, with distinction and honors
Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
- Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
Patrick is an associate in the Vorys Cleveland office and is a member of the litigation group. His practice focuses primarily on complex commercial and bankruptcy litigation. Patrick represents public and private entities in a wide array of matters, including avoidance actions, business torts, class actions, commercial contract disputes, and patent infringement. He has experience drafting pleadings, written discovery, and trial and appellate briefs; managing discovery and taking depositions; preparing and arguing procedural and dispositive motions; and resolving cases at mediation. Patrick also represents trustees and creditors in bankruptcy cases and creditors’ rights litigation, including garnishments and receiverships.
His notable experience includes:
- Obtaining and defending a multimillion-dollar judgment on behalf of a chapter 7 trustee in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- Obtaining favorable results on behalf of a company in patent infringement cases against evasive foreign sellers that compete with the client’s market-leading automotive electronics products
Patrick received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he was executive editor of the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy. He received his M.B.A. from Auburn University and his B.A. with distinction and honors from the University of Iowa.
Before joining Vorys, Patrick served as a communications officer in the United States Air Force.
Professional and Community Activities
- City of Cleveland Heights, Citizens Advisory Committee, Member
- Citizens for an Elected Mayor, Committee Member
- 10/28/2016Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP announced that eight first-year associates have joined the firm
- 3/26/2019Client Alert: Supreme Court Holds Businesses Engaged in Nonjudicial Foreclosures Are Not “Debt Collectors” Under the FDCPAOn March 20, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP, unanimously holding that a business engaged in nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings is not a “debt collector” under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (the “FDCPA”), except for the limited purpose of one section.