Patrick Gibbs


As a trial lawyer, I am passionate about winning for my clients, both in and out of the courtroom.

+1 650 843 5535

Patrick Gibbs focuses on securities class actions and derivative litigation, Securities and Exchange Commission investigations and enforcement proceedings, and internal corporate investigations. He also handles various complex litigation matters, including antitrust, consumer class actions and other types of complex business litigation. Patrick’s clients have included public and private companies, venture capital and private equity firms and investment banks in a variety of industries, including computer hardware and software, semiconductors, biotech, life sciences and medical devices.

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  • Complete Trial Win Against the SEC 

  • Trial Victory in Breach of Fiduciary Duty Suit 

  • Shareholder Suit Successfully Resolved During Trial 

  • Complete Victory in Missed Earnings Forecast Class Action  

  • Win for Underwriters in IPO Suit 

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One of the best oral advocates I've ever seen – Chambers USA

  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
    JD, 1994

  • Santa Clara University
    BS, 1991

Admissions & Credentials




  • American Bar Association

Rankings & Accolades

    California Lawyer – Attorney of the Year (2015) 

    Daily Journal – Top Defense Verdict (2014) 

    Law 360– Securities MVP (2014) 

    Daily Journal – Top 100 Lawyers in California (2014) 

    Chambers USA – Securities Litigation (2016 - 2019)

    Legal 500 US – Securities Litigation (2009 - 2016)

    Northern California Super Lawyer: Securities Litigation (2016 - 2019)


+1 650 843 5535 office

3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1130