Andrew Patton

Associate ( Chicago )

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Bio

With experience working inside a large federal agency and representing businesses and executives in litigation, Andrew Patton is well-versed in the research, writing, and strategic preparation essential to handling complex matters.

Andrew advises clients in white collar criminal defense cases, government inquiries and internal investigations, and commercial disputes. His work includes drafting a range of motions and briefs at both the trial and appellate levels, preparing witnesses for testimony, managing and organizing exhibits during trial, and delivering oral arguments in court and arbitration sessions. He has counseled clients in a range of industries such as health care, hospitality, real estate development, and chemical production, advising them on commercial and regulatory issues encompassing allegations of fraud, contract disputes, and breaches of fiduciary duty.

Formerly a paralegal at the Federal Trade Commission, Andrew helped prepare commissioners’ testimony to Congress and assisted FTC lawyers at trial.

Experience

Clerkships

Judicial Intern, Hon. William G. Young, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts (2018)
Legal Intern, Illinois Office of the State Appellate Defender

Credentials

Education

Boston College Law School, J.D., 2020
Merit Scholarship Recipient
Top 8 BC Law Mock Trial Competition 2019

Connecticut College, B.A., Government and American Studies, 2011
Dean’s Honors
Varsity Cross Country Captain
Windham House Senator

Bar Admissions

Illinois