Patrick A. Knowles
Associate
Telephone: (845) 353-2000
Fax: (845) 353-2789

Practice Areas:
Litigation; Appellate Advocacy; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Contracts; Municipal Defense; Landlord/Tenant; Personal Injury and Other Tort; Employment and Labor; Civil Rights; Religious Land Use

Admitted:
United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (2017)
United States District Court, Southern District of New York (2015)
New York State (2015)
New Jersey State (2014)
District of New Jersey (2014)

Law School:
Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2014)

College:
College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 2010

Biography: 
Mr. Knowles is an associate of the firm’s litigation practice. He regularly participates in the representation of individuals, businesses, and municipalities involving complex litigation proceedings in a variety of state, federal, administrative, and alternative dispute resolution forums.

Patrick has diverse litigation experience in both state and federal trial and appellate practice. He has advocated in courts throughout New York, and has successfully handled a variety of appeals before the Appellate Courts of New York State and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Patrick, a native of New York, graduated in 2014 from Fordham University School of Law, where he was a member of the Dean’s List, International Law Journal, and Intellectual Property and Information Law Clinic. Prior to joining the firm as a summer associate in 2013, Patrick clerked for the Honorable Mr. Justice Daniel Herbert of the Irish High Court in Dublin, Ireland, and worked full-time in the New York County District Attorney’s Office.

Born:
New York, New York