Patrick advises domestic and international clients, including multinational corporations and financial institutions, on a variety of tax, financial services, and energy policy issues. He assists clients in developing comprehensive strategies to further their legislative and regulatory interests before Congress, relevant congressional committees, and various regulatory agencies. Patrick also has experience assisting institutional investors with their investments in private equity funds and other investment vehicles.

    Prior to joining the firm, Patrick served as a legal intern for the Department of Treasury's Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). Before law school, Patrick worked in the business advisory practice of one of the largest global accounting and professional services firms. As a consultant, he advised banking organizations and government-sponsored entities on various financial services issues, including anti-money laundering (AML) and housing finance. He also served as an intern for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

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    Education

    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., North Carolina Law Review, 2015
    • College of William & Mary, B.A., 2010

    Admissions

    • District of Columbia, 2017
    • New York, 2016

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    • Author, "Cutting the Virtual Red Tape: An Analysis of Bitcoin Regulation from 2013-2016 and How to Improve the Regulatory Approach," FinTech Law Report, 2016.
    • Co-author, "Round 2: SEC Announces New Cybersecurity Exams", Squire Patton Boggs Alert (September 2015)
    • Author, "Virtually Possible: How to Strengthen Bitcoin Regulation Within the Current Regulatory Framework," North Carolina Law Review, 2014.

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