Patrick J.Beisell


Chicago + 1.312.269.4066

Patrick Beisell represents and counsels clients in complex litigation and regulatory compliance matters in federal and state courts. His practice focuses on contract disputes, business torts, products liability, issues of federal constitutional law, and compliance issues with municipal, state, and federal laws such as the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the False Claims Act (FCA). Patrick has diverse litigation experience including e-discovery and document management, briefing and motions practice, offensive and defensive discovery, framing legal issues, and the evaluation, development, and preparation of fact and expert witnesses.

Prior to attending law school, Patrick worked as a 6th grade English teacher in Kansas City, Missouri. He also started a nonprofit educational organization and worked in a county jail in Portland, Oregon. Patrick is a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Overture Council and the PAWS Chicago Professional Board. He is an Eagle Scout and spends his spare time volunteering for The Boy Scouts of America and the Chicago nonprofit Working In The Schools (WITS).


  • Directors of Seaway Bancshares resolve lawsuit relating to fraud and breach of fiduciary duty claimsJones Day represented the board of directors of Seaway Bancshares, Inc. in a lawsuit filed by an investor alleging that the board of Seaway Bancshares and others had (a) conspired to defraud him and (b) breached various fiduciary duties owed to him.
  • Fortune 40 company defends against FCA claims by former contractorJones Day represented a Fortune 40 company in defense of federal and state False Claims Act claims asserted by a former contractor in connection with a public works technology contract funded by Department of Homeland Security.
  • Experian wins summary judgment and dismissal with prejudice of all allegations that it inaccurately reported consumer bankruptcyJones Day client Experian Information Solutions obtained through summary judgment dismissal with prejudice of all claims brought against it by a consumer alleging that Experian was not accurately reporting the facts of her Chapter 13 bankruptcy.