Patrick focuses his practice on complex litigation. He has experience handling cases involving bankruptcy, major national bank failures, and international discovery. Patrick graduated cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law, where he was awarded Best Brief at the National Environmental Moot Court Competition. Following law school, Patrick served as a law clerk for the Honorable Robert M. Dow, Jr. in the Northern District of Illinois.
Bank of America, NA v. FDIC-Receiver
The firm was retained to represent the FDIC in its capacity as receiver of Colonial Bank. The case was resolved favorably to the FDIC as part of a multi-case, multi-agency settlement for $16.65 billion, the largest single-company settlement in U.S. history. The FDIC's portion of the BoA total settlement, which includes payment for FDIC's counterclaims in this case, amounts to $1.031 billion. Christopher Morris, Ben Bailey, Patrick Muench, and Maryl Sattler of B&G handled this matter for the FDIC.
Brundle v. Wilmington Trust
Bailey & Glasser recovered $30 million for the participants in the Constellis Employee Stock Ownership Plan following a two-week trial. The court’s decision set important new standards for ESOP trustees representing plans and participants in ESOP transactions.
Law Clerk, Northern District of Illinois, Judge Robert M. Dow Jr., 2007-2009
Memberships and Affiliations
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois Bar Association
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois