pemery@reedsmith.com

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Patrick is a senior associate in Reed Smith’s Complex Litigation Group whose practice covers business and corporate disputes, financial services litigation, class action and multi-district litigation, commercial arbitration, and fiduciary litigation.  Patrick has represented corporate and individual clients in complex matters involving U.S. and international contract claims, Ponzi / pyramid schemes and other financial frauds, consumer and investor class actions, consumer protection laws, contests over charitable funds donated to not-for-profit institutions, Section 1983 claims, securities lending programs, mortgage lending and servicing claims, and commercial disputes involving sales of goods, commissions, licensing, tortious interference, unfair competition, non-competition / non-solicitation agreements, trade secrets, and anticipatory repudiation / force majeure declarations.

Credentials

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2009, J.D., magna cum laude, Certificate of Advanced Study in Civil Litigation; Dean's Scholarship; Journal of Law and Commerce, Lead Executive Editor; Order of the Coif; Order of the Barristers; Law School Trial Advocacy Award; Murray S. Love Award (Univ. of Pittsburgh Trial Moot Court - Winner); Appellate Moot Court - Best Brief, Second Place Argument
  • Emory University, 2005, M.A., History, magna cum laude
  • Emory University, 2005, B.A., History, magna cum laude

  • Pennsylvania

  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania

  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association 
  • Allegheny County Bar Association

  • American Sign Language
  • English