Patrick Castle is a trial-tested litigator who focuses on complex commercial disputes. He has represented clients in multiple forums, including state and federal courts and domestic and international arbitrations, and has experience across all stages of litigation, including trials and appeals. Patrick has pursued and defended claims involving a wide range of subjects, including federal and state jurisdiction, contract law, corporate law, data privacy law, product liability law, bankruptcy law, and American Indian law.
Patrick has tried multiple cases to conclusion and briefed several appeals. For example, before joining Jones Day in 2018, Patrick examined a key witness and delivered closing argument in a multimillion dollar international arbitration with related proceedings in Mexico City, New York City, and Paris. The case resulted in total victory for Patrick's client. He also has argued numerous dispositive and other motions, including a successful motion to dismiss claims that sought to hold a corporate client's CEO personally responsible for the corporation's conduct.
Patrick has written and spoken on the emerging field of biometric privacy law, including for the American Bar Association and the Association of Corporate Counsel. Before he became a lawyer, Patrick was a Teach For America corps members in St. Louis, Missouri, where he taught 9th grade civics and mathematics.
- The University of Chicago (J.D. with honors 2012; Thomas R. Mulroy Prize for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy; Hinton Moot Court Board of Directors); Kalamazoo College (B.A. 2007; Philosophy Departmental Honors; Hodge Prize in Philosophy; L.J. and Eva Hemmes Memorial Prize in Philosophy); London School of Economics and Political Science (General Course, 2005-2006)
- Illinois and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois