Patrick A. Becht

Patrick A. Becht

Associate

Professional:

Patrick A. Becht is a highly motivated and talented trial attorney and counselor at law. His broad range of legal practice includes representing and counseling clientele in complex civil litigation, commercial transactions, and general corporate law.

By focusing on communication and detail-oriented strategy for his clients, Patrick can efficiently satisfy their goals with positive results. His effective resolution of legal disputes utilizes progressive techniques in the negotiation, mediation, and arbitration of damages with the potential for expedient legal victory. Patrick’s legal advice also serves beneficial to our clients by protecting, enforcing, and commercializing their proprietary information and intellectual property rights. This includes government affairs and regulatory compliance efforts before our federal, state, and local tribunals.

Prior to joining our firm, Patrick gained valuable experience in complex civil litigation after he served as a Deputy Prosecutor for the State of Indiana, with a proven successful track record as the first-chair in dozens of jury and bench trials between Lafayette and Michigan City. Patrick has also gained a unique perspective for the judicial, legislative, and administrative process through his prior work with the City of Dayton, the Ohio Second District Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, and the United States Senate.

During law school, and in addition to his studies as a social justice scholar, Patrick received exceptional distinction for his advocacy performance in Trial Practice at the University of Dayton School of Law. He also served as the Student Liaison for the Dayton Bar Association and as Treasurer for both Phi Alpha Delta and the Federalist Society, where he acted in a fiduciary capacity by proactively managing their budgets and financial resources. Patrick also received the Pro Bono Commitment to Community Award for his volunteer work at Prairie State Legal Services on behalf of individuals faced with bankruptcy and default in mortgage foreclosure.

Patrick’s desire to support and improve his community began at a young age after earning his Eagle Scout Award by managing a charitable service project to collect food, clothes, and toys for his local school districts and churches. He remains involved in various political activities and with the Archdiocese of Chicago. In his spare time, Patrick enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and traveling.

Education:

University of Dayton School of Law, LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, 2014
University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., 2013
Indiana University, B.S., 2010

Memberships:

American Bar Association
Indiana State Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
National Eagle Scout Association

Licenses:

Illinois Supreme Court
Indiana Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Telephone: (312) 917-1880
Direct Telephone: (312) 553-8635
Fax: (312) 917-1851
Email:  pab@m2rlaw.com