Pat co-founded Cooley’s Boston office in 2007, and is a member of the firm’s board of directors. Currently resident in the firm’s Boston and New York offices, Pat practices in the areas of growth equity, private equity, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, and general corporate law. He regularly counsels growth-stage companies in industries ranging from software, artificial intelligence and hardware to healthcare technology and ecommerce. He represents several leading growth equity, private equity and venture capital firms in connection with acquisitions, portfolio investments, and matters relating to their portfolio companies. Pat has held multiple other leadership roles within the firm, including serving on the partner nominating and CEO succession committees, as well as being the Boston office’s hiring partner and co-chair of the emerging companies group.