Patrick advises emerging and public companies on a broad range of matters, including venture and debt financings, equity and employee compensation, complex joint ventures, acquisitions and restructurings, and corporate governance. Patrick provides clients with practical, thoughtful advice to help solve business and legal issues quickly and effectively.
Patrick has deep experience in the area of compensation as it relates to “talent” acquisition and retention, which is a significant challenge facing all technology and life science companies in cutting edge industries. His experience in the area of compensation ranges from advising emerging companies in their early compensation strategies to the structuring and implementation of complex compensation structures related to complex joint ventures, acquisitions and restructurings.
As co-lead of the Advanced Transportation & Robotics industry focus, Patrick has extensive experience working with clients at the cutting edge of advancements in autonomous and sustainable transportation and mobility. His clients include companies and investors that are driving the most innovative solutions in aviation, space and terrestrial transportation.
As co-lead of the Defense Innovation & GovTech industry focus, Patrick guides clients through the complex legal frameworks applicable to companies pursuing dual-use and public sector-focused solutions for defense and government purchasers. His clients include companies developing leading solutions advancing national security and government efficiency in the areas of cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and beyond.
Patrick represents clients at all stages of development in strategic and transformational transactions, including representation in hundreds of venture capital financings, the structuring and implementation of joint ventures, and the execution of international restructurings.