Pat Manion represents companies and their directors and officers in investigations by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and other federal agencies. He has experience defending individuals and corporations in government and criminal investigations involving fraud, corruption, insider trading, international sanctions violations, and potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Pat has conducted cross-border internal investigations into allegations of misconduct on behalf of clients in South America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. His experience spans a variety of industries, including international logistics, oil and gas, transportation, nuclear energy, information technology, infrastructure, advanced manufacturing, and retail.
Prior to attending law school, Pat spent four years as a professional staffer to a member of Congress in the U.S. House of Representatives. During his four years on Capitol Hill, Pat covered an array of policy issues as a legislative assistant and served as the primary staff contact for his member's role on the Oversight and Government Reform committee, where he assisted the member with Congressional oversight and investigations. Pat maintains an active pro bono practice representing immigrants seeking asylum in the United States.
- University of Notre Dame (J.D. cum laude 2018; The A. Harold Weber Moot Court Competition Award; Solicitations Editor, Notre Dame Journal of Legislation); Clemson University (B.A. in Political Science cum laude 2011)
- District of Columbia
- Legislative Assistant, United States House of Representatives (2011-2015)
- Extern to Judge Rudolph Contreras, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia (Spring 2017)