Good lawyering is rooted in understanding clients and fully appreciating what is most important to them. With zealous advocacy and pragmatic thinking, I partner with clients to resolve legal issues and best advance their business objectives. My goal is always to give clients peace of mind, so that their personal lives and business operations can proceed without fear of the future.
Trenton Patterson joined Gray Reed’s litigation department after participating in the firm’s 2018 summer associate program. As a summer associate, Trenton worked closely with litigation partners to resolve disputes involving high-stakes bankruptcy, oil and gas contracts, employment agreements and real estate transactions.
During law school at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, he gained valuable experience as a summer law clerk for CenterPoint Energy and the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office. He also had the privilege of serving as Chief Counsel of the VanSickle Family Law Clinic at SMU where he represented indigent clients in divorce proceedings and advocated for children in tumultuous living situations.