A recognized leading litigator and chair of the
Litigation Group, Pat has successfully tried and defended cases ranging
from commercial litigation, product liability and toxic tort, employment
discrimination and redistricting litigation, bribery, wire fraud,
honest services and conspiracy. Pat's healthcare practice includes
representing healthcare providers before state and federal
regulatory agencies as well as in civil and criminal investigations.
Dedicated to the law and service to society, Pat has
tried cases in state and federal courts throughout the country working
as a team with her clients to reach successful resolutions in the most
Pat has co-authored a national text on trial
advocacy and written articles on evidence, trial strategy, various
aspects of constitutional law, criminal law and on recent changes to the
law on federal sentencing guidelines. She frequently lectures at
regional and national seminars on these topics.