Patrick McManemin has more than 40 years experience representing clients in jury and bench trials and commercial arbitrations. He also focuses his practice on reorganizations and workouts of troubled and distressed companies in industries such as investment banking, financial services, insurance, real estate (including affordable housing and tax credit projects), banking, structured finance, securities, and energy. Patrick also has significant expertise in advising senior management and board members on corporate governance and compliance issues, and avoidance or resolution of significant disputes in advance of litigation or mediation. His litigation practice has included trying cases to verdict as both Plaintiff and Defendant including commercial lending disputes, partnership disputes, fraudulent transfer, real property foreclosure, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, CMBS servicing disputes, corporate shareholders rights, and director and officer disputes, among others. Patrick also has led trial teams in bankruptcy litigation including adversary proceedings and core proceedings such as confirmation hearings.
He has appeared as lead counsel in state and federal courts throughout the country, including in Texas, Colorado, California, Georgia, Oklahoma, Montana, and New York and has represented clients in litigation and arbitrations throughout North and South America, Asia, and the Middle East. Patrick is a frequent speaker at various industry functions, a former member of the national board of editors of the Lender Liability Newsletter and Commercial Liability Newsletter, and was one of the first Board-Certified Civil Trial lawyers in Texas. He often serves as an expert source for news and media outlets, including participating in various radio and on-camera interviews with Bloomberg TV, local television, and other media outlets.