Patrick Proctor-Brown is a member of the firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group.
His practice includes a variety of subjects in general civil and commercial litigation with a recent focus on public utility regulation matters, intellectual property litigation, and professional malpractice litigation. Recent matters include:
- Defending a major international law firm against a nine figure charge of patent prosecution malpractice;
- Prosecuting a bet-the-company intellectual property and false advertising dispute; and
- Seeking regulatory approval of multi-million dollar utility transactions.
He is also involved in multiple pro bono commitments, including criminal appellate work, the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic, the Clemency Project, and domestic abuse and truancy prevention.
As a dual degree candidate at the University of Wisconsin, Patrick prepared a cost-benefit analysis for the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, completed a capstone report on public participation for Madison Metro Transit, and interned with Judge Lynn Adelman of the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Patrick served as an Infantry Platoon Leader with the Wisconsin Army National Guard and is now a Captain in the Army Reserves. While with the Wisconsin National Guard, he was deployed to Camp Bucca, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. For his service overseas Patrick was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.
Education and Honors
- University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2015)
- University of Wisconsin Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs (M.P.A., 2015)
- Norwich University (M.A., 2012)
- University of Wisconsin (B.S., 2007)
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin