Press Release | 01.26.17

LOS ANGELES, CALIF., January 26, 2017 – Archer Norris announced today that effective January 1, 2017, Patrick R. Ball, resident in the firm’s Newport Beach office, has joined the partnership.

“The depth of Patrick’s experience and his impressive litigation and trial background make him an excellent partner for Archer Norris and our Greek Organization Litigation Practice Group,” said Group Practice Leader Michael Osborne. “Patrick has achieved this much-deserved promotion through hard work and will continue to obtain outstanding results for his clients.”

A skilled litigator with a wide range of legal experience, Patrick’s practice includes a strong emphasis on litigation involving fraternal organizations, as well as product liability, regulatory compliance, class action defense and commercial litigation, including employment law and business-related torts. A member of the Greek Organization Litigation Practice Group, Patrick defends litigation claims and advises on risk management issues throughout the United States. In addition to his litigation work, Patrick is involved in his community where he is an active participant in Orange County’s Constitutional Rights Foundation mock trial program and previously served as an attorney-coach for the Rosary High School mock trial team. He received his J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2006 and his B.A. from Pepperdine University in 2002.    

About Archer Norris

A leading California law firm, Archer Norris PLC has over 75 attorneys admitted to practice in 12 states. BTI Consulting Group named Archer Norris to its 2016 Client Service A-Team and the National Law Journal recognized Archer Norris on its “Midsize Law Firm Hot List” in 2015 and 2016. The firm focuses on business law from four strategically located offices throughout California and wherever our clients need us.

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Ball, Patrick Partner 949.221.4624 vcard