Patrick Smith is an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department. Patrick focuses his practice on complex litigation matters and performing legal research and drafting memoranda and court filings.
Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Patrick was a summer fellow and research assistant at Villanova University’s Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion, and Public Policy and a summer associate at Montgomery McCracken.
Patrick graduated from Cornell University, where he was a member of the Men's Basketball Team. He graduated, magna cum laude, from Villanova University’s Charles Widger School of Law, where he served as the Villanova Law Review Online Editor and as a Villanova Law Review Staff Writer. While at Villanova, Patrick was elected to the Order of the Coif and a 2021 Leonard Levin Memorial Award Recipient.
- Co-Author, “Department of Education & Supreme Court Weigh in on Transgender Athletes in School Sports,” April 2023
- Author, “Police Brutality and the Public’s Call for Accountability: Why the Supreme Court Should Recalibrate Qualified Immunity,” Villanova Law Review’s Tolle Lege, June 2020
- Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
- Cornell University
Department of Education & Supreme Court Weigh in on Transgender Athletes in School Sports
On April 6, 2023, the United States Supreme Court rejected West Virginia’s request to enforce, pending appeal, the state’s newly issued law prohibiting transgender student athletes from competing in public […]
Montgomery McCracken Welcomes Three Associates
Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the addition of three associates to the firm’s Philadelphia office. Jessica Rizzo and Patrick Smith have joined the firm’s Litigation Department. Hannah Travaglini has […]