Patrick represents clients in a variety of national security and international trade matters. His experience includes drafting finished intelligence and delivering briefs for National Security Council advisers, Department of Defense officials, and Intelligence Community leaders, with a focus on China military issues. He also has experience reviewing policy directives and regulations for private sector counsel in the defense and aerospace industry.


Professional Experience

  • Intelligence Officer, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) (2020-2023)
  • Legal Intern, Office of the General Counsel, Lockheed Martin (2020)
  • Defense Policy Analyst, Strategic Analysis, Inc. (2019)
  • Intelligence Officer, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) (2018-2019)
    • Rotational assignment to Joint Chiefs of Staff, J2 (Directorate for Intelligence) (2018-2019)
  • Staff Assistant, U.S. House of Representatives (2016-2017)


  • Corporate Scholar, Association of Corporate Counsel for the Capitol Region (2020)
  • LGBTI Fellow, Atlantic Council (2019-2020)



J.D., magna cum laude, George Mason University School of Law

B.A., summa cum laude, Bellarmine University

Law Journals

Notes Editor, George Mason Law Review

Bar and Court Memberships

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • U.S. Court of International Trade

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