Patrick is a partner in the Firm's Corporate Group. Patrick advises clients on a variety of transactional, corporate governance and disclosure matters. Patrick's securities law practice includes assisting clients in their SEC reporting, advising on corporate governance issues, NYSE and Nasdaq compliance, representing issuers and investment banking firms in a variety of equity and debt finance transactions, including private placements, follow-on offerings and 144A debt offerings, as well as advising clients on other securities laws matters. In addition, Patrick's practice also includes advising clients in connection with their merger and acquisition activities.
Patrick is a frequent speaker on securities law and corporate governance matters and has co-authored a number of articles on federal securities laws and corporate finance transactions.
Representation of Beazer Homes in connection with its issuance of over $750 million in securities since January 2010, including common stock, equity-linked securities and debt securities.
Representation of AbitibiBowater in connection with the issuance of $850 million in senior secured notes.
Representation of BlueLinx Holdings in connection with its $65 million backstopped rights offering.
Responsible for the review of SEC documents for Wisconsin Energy Corporation and its subsidiaries (NYSE), ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ); BlueLinx Holdings, Inc. (NYSE) and MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE AMEX).
Placement Agent's counsel for Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and other investment banks in connection with the issuance of $500 million in senior notes by AGL Resources.
Representation of ARRIS Group in connection with its $675 million acquisition of C-COR Incorporated and other numerous acquisitions.
Representation of Texas-New Mexico Power in connection with its issuance of $265.5 million of first mortgage bonds.
Representation of numerous public bank holding companies in connection with their going-private transactions.
Representation of AbitibiBowater in connection with its issuance of $413 million in senior secured notes and its concurrent exchange offer for $293 million in senior unsecured notes.
Underwriters' counsel for Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, BB&T Capital Markets, Raymond James, Sandler O'Neill & Partners and other investment banks in connection with numerous public and private securities offerings.
Representation of ARRIS Group in connection with its issuance of convertible notes.
Representation of Matria Healthcare in connection with numerous acquisitions.
Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2009-present
Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2004-2008
Associate, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
· Georgia Bar Association, Business Law Section
· Georgia Bar Association, Corporate Code Committee
· Member, National Small & Midcap Committee of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals
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