Pete Patterson

Pete Patterson

Partner, Cooper & Kirk, PLLC

Pete Patterson joined the firm in 2009. Prior to arriving at Cooper & Kirk, he served as an Associate Counsel to the President in the White House Counsel’s Office. Before that, he served as a law clerk to Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Mr. Patterson typically works from Cincinnati, Ohio.

Mr. Patterson received his J.D. from Stanford Law School in 2006, earning Order of the Coif honors for finishing in the top 10% of his class. There, he was a member of the Stanford Law Review, serving as an Articles Editor and garnering a Special Service Award for his work. He also participated in litigation before the United States Supreme Court through the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic.

Mr. Patterson graduated with University Honors from Carnegie Mellon University in 2000 with a B.S. in Information and Decision Systems. While at Carnegie Mellon, he wrote a regular column for the student newspaper and was a member of the football team.

Mr. Patterson is a member of the Bars of the State of Ohio, the District of Columbia, the Supreme Court of the United States, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth, Eleventh, and Federal Circuits, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.