Patty Eakes represents Fortune 500 companies and executives in a wide variety of complex commercial litigation, employment disputes, and white-collar criminal defense. A former prosecutor, Patty is a preeminent trial lawyer and member of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers. Her practice involves breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, patent infringement, securities fraud, copyright and trade secret claims, tax fraud, RICO violations, and employment discrimination and wage and hour cases. Patty also conducts internal investigations for private companies and government agencies.
Chambers USA has recognized Patty for her ability to handle an “impressive range of issues” and has noted that she “garners market-wide recognition for her standout white-collar crime and government investigations practice. She is also regularly called upon to represent high-profile companies in commercial litigation.”
Prior, Patty was a founding member of the law firm Calfo Eakes in Seattle and served as a King County, Washington, senior deputy prosecutor in both the Criminal and Civil divisions, where she prosecuted numerous high-profile criminal cases.