Patrick Slevin specializes in complex civil and criminal litigation at both the trial court and appellate level. Patrick assists clients in matters related to OFAC sanctions, including the coordination of internal investigations and the implementation of compliance programs. For more than a decade, he served as lead counsel in arbitrations arising out of an internal reform program designed to remove La Cosa Nostra influence over an international labor union. Patrick’s practice covers a wide range of subject matter, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, federal civil rights, public corruption and contract law.

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    • Scopo v. LIUNA, No. 1:11-cv-03991 (E.D.N.Y. March 6, 2013): Successfully represented international labor union in obtaining complete dismissal of union official’s federal challenge to removal from office subsequent to successful imposition of trusteeship over organized crime-dominated local union.
    • Rowan v. LIUNA, No. 10-CV-3855 (E.D.N.Y. August 3, 2012): Successfully represented international labor union in obtaining complete dismissal of federal challenge to expulsion of member for racketeering.
    • Performance Coal Co. v. Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, 642 F.3d 234 (D.C. Cir. 2011): Achieved federal circuit reversal of administrative decision regarding the availability of injunctive relief under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act.
    • LIUNA Ethical Compliance Program: For more than a decade, successfully pursued the arbitration of numerous internal union disciplinary and trusteeship cases against corrupt officers and entities. As part of a compliance program overseen by the Department of Justice, the union has expelled through adjudications or settlements over 400 individuals, including more than 200 of whom were connected to La Cosa Nostra.
    • County of Orange v. Bezaire , 11 Cal.Rptr.3d 478 (Cal. Cat. App. 4th Dist., March 26, 2004): Successfully represented the Orange County Assessor on appeal of a constitutional tax case involving US$5 billion - US$8 billion.

    Education

    • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 1988
    • Georgetown University, A.B., 1983

    Admissions

    • District of Columbia, 1990

    Courts

    • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

    Clerk Experience

    • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
      Hon. June Green
      August 1994 - August 1996

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