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B.A., magna cum laude, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Notre Dame Law School

Patrick focuses his practice on business litigation and personal injury defense matters. He has extensive experience defending construction accident, products liability, car accident, and toxic exposure claims — including environmental mass tort litigation. In addition to his personal injury defense practice, Patrick handles a variety of business tort and contract litigation matters on behalf of financial institutions and other commercial clients, including claims involving breach of non-compete agreements, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference with contract, and other business torts. Patrick’s commercial practice also involves defense and prosecution of claims involving intellectual property, including copyright and trademark disputes, trade secret claims, and confidentiality agreements.

Before joining Hodgson Russ, Patrick served as a summer law clerk for U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny, as an intern with the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, and as an intern for the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office


  • Former notes and submissions editor, Notre Dame Law Review
  • William T. Kirby Award for excellence in brief writing, Notre Dame Law School
  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2015 - 2018


Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute

Community & Pro Bono

  • Neglia Ballet Artists board of directors