Patricia Hamill represents clients in complex commercial litigation, Title IX litigation, receiverships, insurance, securities, consumer class actions, and government investigations. Her clients are in a wide range of industries, including technology, insurance, and securities.
As Chair of the Title IX and Campus Discipline practice, Patricia represents college students and professors nationwide who are subjected to campus disciplinary proceedings or who have been disciplined by their colleges for alleged sexual misconduct following such proceedings. She has represented close to 200 students and professors nationwide in disciplinary matters or related litigation involving more than 70 colleges and universities. Patricia attempts to resolve cases behind the scenes. Where resolution cannot be achieved, she brings litigation for breach of contract, violation of Title IX, and tort liability. Patricia is also sought out by groups for how to work within the framework of federal laws/guidance.
Former Chair, Philadelphia Bar Association, Business Litigation Committee; Steering Committee, Philadelphia Women’s White Collar Defense Association; Member, American Bar Association – Criminal Justice Section, White Collar Crime Committee
Comments to the US Department of Education's proposed Title IX Regulations; "The Evolving High Stakes World of Defending Students in College Title IX Proceedings," For The Defense (PACDL), Vol.4, Is.1, 2/2019 ."