Patrick J. Driscoll is a member of the Mass Torts and Civil Rights legal teams at Romanucci & Blandin, LLC. Patrick works with those affected by police and prosecutorial misconduct, focusing on wrongful convictions and other serious violations of their rights, as well as wrongful death and a variety of catastrophic personal injuries in Mass Torts litigation with Partner Bryce T. Hensley.
He graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in Economics where he participated in Greek Life as a part of Theta Chi. He then went on to obtain his Juris Doctor from the Saint Louis University School of Law. While at Saint Louis University he was a part of the law school’s basketball team and participated in its softball league.
Patrick grew up in a family that held public service and the justice system in the highest regard, starting with his great-grandfather, who was a prominent judge in Southern Illinois. His grandfather was a well-respected public servant, holding various positions in Saint Clair County, Illinois. Patrick’s legal experience started prior to attending law school as he grew up working at his father’s law firm. Before becoming an attorney (pending), Patrick joined the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and American Association for Justice (AAJ) as a member and attended legal seminars such as Mass Torts Made Perfect and AAJ conventions.
Patrick has significant experience in the political arena having been a Field Organizer for Mike Bloomberg in Tampa, an Intern for the Subcommittee on Defense for the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations, a Campaign Fellow for U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, a Legislative Intern for U.S. Senator Richard Durbin and a Legislative Intern for U.S. Senator Charles Schumer. Outside of working in law and politics, Patrick has experience working at a private equity firm, spending most of his time working on a technology startup that had a mission to help address underbanking in marginalized communities.
In his free time, Patrick enjoys reading non-fiction and meditating and is training for his first marathon. After recently relocating from Saint Louis, Patrick relishes the opportunity to spend more time with his family in Chicago’s Southwest suburbs.
Education & Certifications
J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law
B.A. in Economics, Indiana University
Legal Activities & Leadership
- American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member
- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), Member
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
- State of Illinois (pending)
In the News
- Cook County Record Reporter, November 14, 2023
- November 9, 2023