Patrick G. Rideout represents a broad spectrum of U.S. and international clients in a wide variety of complex corporate, commercial and securities disputes in federal and state courts, as well as arbitration and expert proceedings.

Bio

Mr. Rideout has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad array of matters, including claims for breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and tortious interference, as well as violations of civil RICO, New York’s General Business Law and other statutes. In addition, Mr. Rideout has extensive experience handling post-closing purchase price adjustment disputes in litigation and proceedings before independent accounting experts.

Mr. Rideout routinely represents clients in arbitration proceedings and has a breadth of experience in all phases of arbitration, including full evidentiary hearings, successful dispositive motions and successful disqualification motions, as well as proceedings in state and federal trial and appellate courts to compel or enjoin arbitrations and to enforce orders of arbitral tribunals.

Representative clients include Capital One; Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group Inc.; Christie’s, Inc.; Credit Acceptance Corporation; Deutsche Bank, A.G.; Express Scripts, Inc.; Fortis Advisors, LLC; Jakks Pacific, Inc.; Johnson & Johnson, Inc.; the National Hockey League; NextEra Energy Power Marketing, LLC; Permira Advisers LLC; SanDisk Corporation; Terex Corporation; TheLadders, Inc.; TPG Capital L.P.; Whitestone Home Furnishings, LLC; and Yahoo! Inc.

Mr. Rideout has been honored for his outstanding pro bono service in connection with his representation of missing child Patrick Alford, Jr., in the pending Section 1983 litigation in the Eastern District of New York, captioned P.A., Jr. v. City of New York, et al., 10-cv-4661.

Mr. Rideout is a member of the firm’s Hiring Committee and co-chair of the Summer Associate Committee. He also oversees training for the firm’s Complex Litigation and Trials Group and heads the Summer Associate Litigation Training Program.

Since 2009, Mr. Rideout has been the Website Subcommittee Chair for the Securities Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association, Section of Litigation.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2007
  • B.I.B., Carleton University, Canada, 2003

Admissions

  • New York

Patrick G. Rideout

Partner, Complex Litigation and Trials
patrick.rideout@skadden.com