JOE PATTERSON represents commercial banks, direct lending funds, private equity firms and their portfolio companies, and public and private companies in a wide variety of commercial lending transactions. Joe focuses his practice on acquisition and other leveraged financing deals, including senior secured and unsecured credit facilities, mezzanine financings, asset-based transactions, advising both borrowers and lenders in syndicated, club, and bilateral transactions. He has also represented debtors in workouts and in- and out-of-court restructurings.
Joe graduated magna cum laude from Notre Dame Law School in 2017. He also earned his MBA from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza School of Business, graduating cum laude. Joe graduated magna cum laude from Elon University with a BA degree in economics.
Joe previously worked for an international law firm in Chicago, and prior to his legal career he worked as an educator with Teach For America in Dallas, Texas.