Patrick is a founding member of Powers Taylor, LLP. In 2004, Patrick decided to leave a large, prominent law firm in Dallas to pursue his passion of representing individuals and small businesses. Patrick is a graduate of Texas Lutheran University and Texas Tech University School of Law, where he graduated from both schools with high honors. Before forming Powers Taylor, Patrick had the opportunity to litigate a wide range of disputes in federal and state courts, across numerous industries, including defending medical malpractice lawsuits against doctors and hospitals, defending officers, directors, and companies in federal and state securities class action lawsuits, and representing business owners in a all types of business disputes.
Patrick is passionate about helping individuals and businesses right wrongs. Whether it is helping a family obtain compensation for injuries that a loved one received, or assisting a business obtain money from a dispute that has harmed the company, Patrick is committed to providing aggressive, results-oriented representation for each and every client.
Thompson & Knight LLP 1999-2004
Professional Affiliations and Honors:
Listed in Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers Magazine a Thomson Reuters service – Rising Stars Edition as a “Texas Rising Star,” 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011
The National Trial Lawyers and Top 100 Trial Lawyers Award 2013
Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, The Top Trial Lawyers in America®, 2012
Member, Million Dollar Adsvocates Forum®, The Top Trial Lawyers in America®, 2012
National Association of Distinguished Counsel “Nation’s Top One Percent,” 2015
Texas Super Lawyer, a Thomson Reuters service, 2014
Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent 5 out of 5 Peer Review Rating
Vice-President, Phi Delta Phi
Order of the Coif
Comment/Casenote Editor, Texas Tech Law Review, 1998-1999.