Patrick J. Conroy

Principal

Patrick is a partner of the firm whose practice is concentrated on patent infringement, trade secret, technology-based claims, and complex commercial litigation. He has extensive trial court experience as lead counsel in state and federal courts across the country, the International Trade Commission, and before arbitration tribunals.

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Patrick J. Conroy

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Patrick J. Conroy

Rated by Super Lawyers

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Patrick began his career as Judicial Law Clerk for a Federal Judge, and then spent several years as a trial lawyer at McKool Smith in Dallas focused on antitrust, complex business, energy, and patent litigation. Patrick maintains an active, national trial docket and has litigated and tried multiple cases in federal district court and state court, as well as investigations at the International Trade Commission. Patrick has also repeatedly earned selection to the annual Texas Super Lawyers list since 2014 (2014-2020), and before that, to the annual Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Patrick is a member of the International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association.

Patrick received his law degree from Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law in 1999 and graduated from Xavier University in 1995 with a B.A. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas as well as a Barrister of the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court. He is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal, Second, and Fifth Circuits, Federal District Court, Southern District of New York, Federal District Court, Western District of Arkansas, and all Texas State and Federal District Courts. He is a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, member of the Dallas County Bar Association, American Bar Association, Board Member of the Greenway Parks Homeowners Association, and serves multiple, other civic and legal organizations.

Education

Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence

Xavier University

  • Bachelor of Arts

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Class Action
  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Antitrust Litigation
  • Whistleblower/Qui Tam Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • State of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Western District of Arkansas

HONORS & PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Named Texas Super Lawyer, 2014-2021 (a Thomson Reuters service)
  • Named to Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2011-2013 (a Thomson Reuters service)
  • International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Sustaining Life Fellow
  • Dallas County Bar Association
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Fifth Circuit Bar Association
  • Eastern District of Texas Bar Association
  • Barrister of the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court
  • Judicial Clerkship with the Honorable Robert L. Jones, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Federal District Court, Northern District of Texas

*Not licensed to practice in Illinois