is a counsel in O'Melveny's Century City and Los Angeles offices and a member of the Corporate Finance Practice.
Patrick has practiced corporate law for over 20 years, all at large law firms. From 1992-1997 Patrick worked in New York City where he practice focused on mergers, acquisitions, equity and debt offerings, syndicated commercial lending, SEC reporting and disclosure requirements, trusts and estates, as well as other general corporate advice. From 1997-2008 Patrick worked in San Francisco, practicing in many of the same areas but also working with many clients in the technology, private equity, structured finance and oil and gas areas. In San Francisco, he was a partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and, afterwards, the partner in charge of Kirkland & Ellis’ Debt Financing Group. Since 2008 Patrick has worked in Los Angeles for O’Melveny, once again expanding his practice, this time to include representation of entertainment companies, asset based lenders and an international aircraft lessor.
Patrick is a seasoned business lawyer with an exceptional array of transactional and advisory experience, particularly in the finance area.
Current clients include:
- International Lease Finance Corporation (a leading owner and lessor of commercial aircraft),
- LionsGate Entertainment Inc. (a major movie and television studio),
- Bank of America,
- City National Bank, and
- MerchSource LLC (a sourcing and distribution company of Chinese manufactured products, including the Snuggie).
California and New York State Bar Associations (1993-present)Board Member,
Stuart M. Ketchum YMCA of Downtown Los AngelesAuthor,
"What Private Equity Firms Want in a Lender," CCH Commercial Lending Review
(January-February 2007), also published in Deal Lawyers
(January-February 2007) and Private Equity: An Introduction
, The Icfai University Press (2008); "Asset-Based Lending and Private Equity: A Borrower's Perspective," The Secured Lender