Patrick provides practical and efficient solutions to private and public companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, other strategic transactions and securities compliance.
Patrick’s corporate and securities practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, corporate financings and governance. He also helps public and private companies raise capital and comply with SEC reporting requirements. Patrick takes a collaborative, results-oriented approach to helping his clients achieve their objectives.
His mergers and acquisitions experience spans a range of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, real estate, life sciences and gaming. He regularly represents clients in a wide range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases and dispositions, fund formation and investment and minority investments in private companies.
Having represented public and private issuers in offerings of over $15 billion of a wide variety of equity and debt securities, he has experience in all types of capital-raising transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on and secondary offerings and private placements. Patrick also advises issuers and their management with respect to tender offers, proxy contests and complex disclosure issues.
In addition, Patrick regularly advises clients on entity formation and a wide array of general corporate and business issues. Prior to joining Fredrikson & Byron, Patrick was an associate at Proskauer Rose LLP. He is currently licensed in Illinois and Minnesota.