Pat Cipollone is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Pat most recently served as Counsel to the President for President Donald J. Trump, where he managed and led legal strategy on matters throughout the Administration and provided counsel on issues of highest national importance in the federal government.
Pat has a distinguished record of service as counsel in a broad variety of complex legal matters. For most of his career, Pat was a senior partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. After Kirkland & Ellis, Pat became a member of the Management Committee and head of the litigation practice at Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP, a leading litigation firm based in Washington, D.C.
Throughout his career, Pat has served as counsel in a broad variety of cases including complex litigation matters and class actions; significant investigations and regulatory disputes involving state and federal agencies; consumer fraud and insurance litigation and investigations; product liability cases; constitutional cases; complex contract and commercial disputes; business torts; campaign finance; corporate crisis matters; health care matters; and large construction disputes. Most recently, Pat served as lead counsel for the defense in the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history.
Pat graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was managing editor of the Chicago Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University.
- The Honorable Danny Boggs, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- University of Chicago Law School, J.D.
Managing Editor, Chicago Law Review
- Fordham University, B.A.
- District of Columbia