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Patrick F. Moran


(312) 980-6774
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One North Franklin
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606

250 East Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1800
Milwaukee, WI 53202


J.D., cum laude, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL, 2003

  • Order of John Marshall
  • Top 15% of graduating law school class

B.A., History, The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2000


Morrissey Scholar of Professional Responsibility

Judicial Clerkships

United States Attorneys Office, Chicago, IL (2000 – 2002)

Judicial Externships

Hon. John K. Madden, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division, Chicago, IL (2002)


Patrick Moran is a business litigator whose practice focuses primarily upon professional liability, cyber and employment defense matters. Patrick regularly defends professionals, including entrepreneurs, executives and managers, in administrative and civil proceedings throughout the Midwest.

In connection with his representation in employment litigation, Patrick represents employers in claims involving discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, and retaliation. He also frequently advises and counsels employers on personnel policies and harassment investigations.

Patrick frequently represents his clients in cyber claims involving internet security, privacy, theft of confidential data, website content and unfair competition issues.

Patrick also represents national franchisors in litigation concerning breach of contract actions, intellectual property disputes, trademark infringement and violation of non-compete agreements. He has additionally successfully counseled his clients in the breakup of franchises when litigation posed too much cost or risk.


  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • All Federal District Courts in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana


  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Chicago Bar Association
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