Patrick earned his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Cornell University’s College of Arts and Sciences. At Cornell, he double-majored in Economics and Government and lettered in football.
He earned his law degree from UCLA. At UCLA, Patrick served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs and won several awards in the Law School’s moot court competition. He also Specialized in Business Law and was selected for UCLA’s national moot court team.
Patrick dedicated most of his early career to public service. He joined the U.S. Justice Department as a Trial Attorney out of law school through the Attorney General’s Honors Program, and later served as a Senior Assistant Attorney General in the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. Patrick also has experience in private practice in Washington, D.C., and Ohio.
Notable cases to which he has contributed significantly include precedent-setting cases in federal civil pleading standards and criminal antitrust leniency applications, large and successful cases against credit card companies and insurers, and individual prosecutions for immigration violations and theft.
Patrick is a member of the Ohio Bar and lives in Oakwood with his wife and three children. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and playing and watching sports.