Patrick is a former co-chair of the firm's White Collar Compliance & Defense Practice. A Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, he has more than 30 years of experience representing businesses, executives, professionals and other individuals in federal white-collar criminal defense matters and parallel civil actions. Patrick served as Independent Counsel to the Ethics Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He has successfully represented numerous defendants in investigations and jury trials.

His areas of concentration include:

  • Banking and FDIC Enforcement
  • Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA)
  • Antitrust
  • Securities
  • Regulation and Enforcement of International Trade
  • Health Care
  • Tax and Accounting Oversight
  • Public Corruption 

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Patrick is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is an Adjunct Professor of Integrated Trial Advocacy at Temple University Beasley School of Law as well as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a faculty member for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy-Mid-Atlantic Regional Trial Program and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy-Advanced Deposition Skills.

Patrick has commented on criminal cases on national television and is frequently quoted in publications such as Compliance Week, Wall Street Journal, National Law Journal and Healthcare Risk Management.

Patrick is former Chair of the Criminal Law Committee of the Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers where he serves on the advisory board for The Champion Magazine.

Client Resources

Fox Rothschild e-Books:

Business in a Global Society: A Guide to Understanding the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
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Primer on Government and Internal Investigations
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Honors & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rated
  • Included in “Super Lawyers Business Edition” in the area of Criminal Defense: White Collar (2013 and 2014)
  • Included in the list of “Super Lawyers” by Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine (2007-2016)
  • Included in the list of "Corporate Counsel Super Lawyers" in the area of Criminal Defense: White Collar (2010-2014)
  • Selected for inclusion in "The Best Lawyers in America" for Criminal Defense: White Collar (2016-2017)