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Ryan Patrick

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Haynes and Boone

Texas, USA
    Local Time: Tuesday 01:10

Practice Expertise

  • Litigation
  • Government Enforcement and Litigation
  • SEC Enforcement
  • U.S. Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions

Areas of Practice

  • Government Enforcement and Litigation
  • Litigation
  • SEC Enforcement
  • U.S. Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions
  • Antitrust and Competition
  • False Claims Act/Qui Tam
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Government and Public Policy
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • Healthcare Transactions and Regulatory
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Profile

Ryan Patrick focuses on white collar criminal defense and government investigations, leveraging his experience as a state and federal prosecutor and state district judge.

Ryan served as the 23rd presidentially appointed U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas from 2018-2021, overseeing one of the busiest criminal dockets in the country. During his time as U.S. Attorney, prosecutors in his office charged nearly 25,000 defendants in almost 22,000 cases, consistently ranking as the top district nationally in overall criminal prosecutions and criminal appeals

Ryan has handled a broad array of white-collar cases, including False Claims Act, Qui Tam, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and money laundering investigations involving public officials and corporate defendants in the banking, biotech, energy, healthcare and space industries.

Ryan began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Harris County. He later served as Judge of the 177th state district court in Houston from 2007-2012.

Bar Admissions
Texas

Education
South Texas College of Law Houston, Law, 2006, J.D.
Honors: The Order of Barristers

Baylor University, Undergraduate, 2001, B.B.A.
Honors: Sigma Iota Epsilon

Areas of Practice

  • Government Enforcement and Litigation
  • Litigation
  • SEC Enforcement
  • U.S. Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions
  • Antitrust and Competition
  • False Claims Act/Qui Tam
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Government and Public Policy
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • Healthcare Transactions and Regulatory

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