Patrick Q. Hall is the principal partner in his firm. His practice concentrates on the defense of individuals and corporate entities prosecuted, or under investigation, by state or federal agencies. His cases range from the defense of federal white-collar matters, including anti-trust; fraud; securities fraud; environmental; tax; narcotics; extradition and forfeiture, to the defense of complex state criminal prosecutions, juvenile and administrative actions. He has defended clients in 19 different states throughout the U.S. and has appeared in connection with three different cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Hall received his A.B. in economics from Stanford University in 1977. He earned his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1980.
Prior to opening up his own law firm, Mr. Hall was a partner with Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, in their Specialized Criminal Defense Department for sixteen years. Before that, Mr. Hall was a partner in the law firm of Goldberg and Hall, again specializing in the defense of criminal matters.