Securities: Litigation (Band 2)Texas
Litigation: General Commercial (Band 1)Texas
Litigation: Securities (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Kathy Patrick focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on securities law, creditor recovery litigation, and institutional investor litigation. Representative clients include: Huntsman Corporation, PIMCO, BlackRock, Trust Company of the West, Invesco, Western Asset Management, Ambac Assurance, the former outside directors of Enron Corporation and the State of Arizona. Kathy recently secured an $8.5 billion settlement with Bank of America on behalf of 22 institutional investors in connection with 530 securitization pools that issued over $424 billion of Countrywide-issued mortgage-backed securities. The Wall Street Journal profiled Kathy in an article entitled, "An Unlikely Bulldog for Mortgage Investors," and Forbes magazine called her “the woman Wall Street fears most.”
Career: National recognition includes being named: a “Top Ten Change Agent” by the Financial Times in its feature, “US Innovative Lawyers 2012”; “Overall Female Litigator of the Year” and “Texas Litigator of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation, 2012; “Best in Litigation” at the inaugural Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2012. She is named to Legal 500’s national “Leading Trial Lawyer” shortlist; Legal Media’s World’s Leading Litigation Lawyers list; Chambers USA’s Nationwide Securities Litigation Leading Lawyers list; Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Securities Law and Commercial Litigation; and Benchmark Litigation in the areas of Complex Commercial, Securities and Legal Malpractice. Texas Lawyer named Kathy in its features "Winning Women 2011" and the inaugural "Extraordinary Women in Texas Law," 2008.