Thomas Patterson is the authority on handling business litigation. He has extensive experience trying lawsuits for businesses, professionals, and entrepreneurs often on an emergency basis. In fact, he even wrote a book about it. Since he started his own firm in 2000, he understands the essential elements of owning and operating a successful business. His perspective as a business owner means that he will always prioritize your business interests.
His practice areas include breach of contract, theft of trade secrets, infringement of trademarks, shareholder disputes, unfair competition, and business torts. Additionally, he lectures on the attorney-client privilege, emergency remedies, e-commerce, and expert witness topics. You can find two of his lectures online as certified Illinois legal education courses.
Super Lawyers Magazine named him a 2019 Super Lawyer. Patterson is a member of the Federal Trial Bar. Additionally, the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts in Illinois and Chicago have admitted him to practice. When he is not in trial, he is active on committees within the American Bar Association, DuPage County Bar Association, and Illinois State Bar Association.
He earned his J.D. at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois. While there, he was an editor of the Law Review and published articles. He earned his B.A. at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois. The university named him an outstanding senior.