Ben Patterson

Ben Patterson


Otterbein College (B.A., 2006)
University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 2009)

Bar Admissions



Hon. Kathleen M. O'Malley, U.S. District Court, N.D. Ohio

Ben Patterson is an associate in the Litigation Department of Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office. He has a broad-based litigation practice, with a focus on financial services, consumer class action, and commercial litigation.

Mr. Patterson has experience defending companies in Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) cases, and during corporate investigations. He has drafted and argued motions and appeals in federal courts, and has handled numerous depositions.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Patterson clerked for the Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

He graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School in 2009, where he participated in the Michigan Clinical Law Program, representing indigent clients. He received his B.A. summa cum laude in economics and political science from Otterbein College in 2006.

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