Patrick started his career in 2005 as a Law Clerk at Garvey Schubert Barer. From 2006 to 2009 he was an Attorney at Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth. From 2009-2011 he worked in Business Development and Legal at BigDoor. He was a Principal at Engage Legal from 2011-2013. In 2013, he worked at CoinLab as their VP of Business Development and General Counsel. From 2011-2014, He was a Principal at Engage Strategy. From 2012 to 2015 he served in the Bitcoin Foundation, first as General Counsel, then later as Executive Director . From 2015-2016, he worked as Special Counsel at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. Since 2016 Patrick has been a Special Counsel at Cooley LLP. In addition, he is a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.