With a legal career spanning over 25 years, Pat has experience in both the public and private sectors. Over half of Pat's career has involved serving as an in-house legal counsel. She has extensive experience partnering with executive teams, supporting business clients, and executing in a fast-paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial environment.Pat oversees Westwood's Legal team and legal functions, including risk management and compliance, contract negotiations and client service agreements, litigation and dispute resolution, employment matters, and mergers and acquisitions. She has advised C-suite and senior executives in all legal aspects of company operations. Her work has been instrumental in revenue and business growth.
- The University of Texas at Austin, BA Economics
- SMU Dedman School of Law, JD