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Patrick Siler received his Juris Doctorate degree cum laude from the School of Law at St. John’s University in June 2012, where he received the ABA-Bloomberg BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property Law. He was admitted to the New York State Bar on January 24, 2013. While still in law school, Patrick won awards in several statewide writing competitions, including the Professor William R. Ginsberg Memorial Essay Contest (1st Place – 2011; 2nd place - 2012), the Phil Cowan Memorial/BMI Scholarship Competition (1st place – 2011), and the Dr. Emanuel Stein & Kenneth D. Stein Memorial Writing Competition (3rd place – 2011).

Patrick’s writing has been or is scheduled to be published in the New York Environmental Lawyer, the Environmental Claims Journal, the New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Journal, and the St. John’s University Law Review.

Patrick received a BFA in filmmaking from the North Carolina School of the Arts in June 2003. Patrick is currently working with all of the partners at Read & Laniado on various energy-related projects.