Patrick joined Laner Muchin in 2024 as an associate. He concentrates his practice on public and private sector litigation in state, federal and administrative courts.
Patrick has diverse litigation experience on a wide range of legal issues, including state and federal claims brought under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, Section 1981 and 1983, Illinois Whistleblower Act and Illinois Ethics Act. Patrick is an experienced trial attorney, having litigated numerous cases to verdict involving both civil rights and employment law claims. He also has substantial appellate experience before the First Appellate District of Illinois and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Patrick earned his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School (now University of Illinois Chicago School of Law). While in law school, Patrick excelled as a member of the Moot Court Team, earned Dean’s List honors and was a recipient of the Alvin H. Braum Public Interest Internship Award.
Prior to joining Laner Muchin, Patrick served as a Deputy General Counsel and Chief EEO/AA Officer for the Illinois Department of Human Services. He also previously worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney for the Conflicts Counsel Unit at the Cook County State Attorney’s Office and as an Assistant Attorney General for the employment and civil rights units at the Illinois Attorney General’s Office.
HONORS, MEMBERSHIPS AND PUBLICATIONS
- Member, Illinois State Bar Association
- Member, Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
- University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2014
- University of Iowa, B.A., Political Science, English, 2007