Patrick H. Hicks is the founding shareholder of Littler’s Nevada offices. He has litigated more than 500 employment lawsuits to conclusion. A highly-experienced trial attorney, he has successfully defended scores of jury trials and has handled numerous arbitrations and mediations.
Companies frequently call upon Patrick to try difficult cases even when handled by other firms. Patrick regularly appears in state and federal courts and represents clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and various other states’ administrative agencies representing employers in : Wrongful termination, Employment discrimination and harassment, Breach of contract litigation, non-compete and trade secrets .
Various organizations have regularly recognized Patrick as one of the nation’s best employment and trial attorneys. He has obtained defense verdicts in scores of jury trials involving discrimination on the basis of race, age, national origin and disability; breach of contract; and single and multi-plaintiff sexual harassment cases.
Patrick has completed the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management Leadership training. Active in firm management, he chairs the EPLI Committee and serves on the Diversity Advisory Group.
He is a member of the Re-Engineering Committee, Profitability/Project Management Committee, the Career Advocacy Program Committee, and the Business Development Council Committee.
He is a former member of Littler’s Board of Directors, founding shareholder and former office managing shareholder of the Las Vegas and Reno offices, and former co-chair of the Hospitality Practice Group.
- J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1987
- B.A., University of California, Davis, 1984
Professional & Community Affiliations :
- Co-Chair, Gaming Litigation Sub-Committee, American Bar Association
- Chair, Legislative Committee, Southern Nevada Human Resources Association
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