Founded in 1919, Patterson Belknap is a law firm of over 200 lawyers committed to providing high quality legal advice and service to clients and to maintaining a congenial and diverse workplace. We make our clients’ business issues our own. At the same time, we care about our attorneys, our staff and the community we are privileged to serve.
Patterson Belknap delivers a full range of services across more than 20 practice groups in litigation and commercial law. Our practice groups and attorneys are regularly ranked among the leaders in New York and nationally by the most respected industry guides, based on client and peer reviews.
Our work includes complex commercial disputes; intellectual property litigation (patents, false advertising, trademark and copyright); law firm defense; structured finance litigation; False Claims Act and whistleblower defense; antitrust; privacy and data security; government and internal investigations; creditors’ rights; anti-counterfeiting; product liability; and employment.
Our clients include a diverse group of institutions and individuals: from pharmaceutical and medical device companies to media and publishing empires; from consumer products companies to financial institutions; from art museums to famous entertainers; from foreign companies seeking to transact business on U.S. stock exchanges to U.S. companies doing business abroad.