Patrick Sheldon joined the firm as an associate in 2010 and became a partner in 2014. His practice includes representing plaintiffs in federal civil rights litigation and environmental citizen suits under the Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
Mr. Sheldon graduated from Oberlin College in 1997 and received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Chicago Law School in 2004. While in law school, he was a student staff member of the MacArthur Justice Center, where he worked on prisoners’ rights and Guantánamo Bay detainee habeas litigation.
Following law school, Mr. Sheldon worked as an associate legal officer at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and was a litigation associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP’s New York and Washington, D.C. offices. While at Cleary Gottlieb, Mr. Sheldon worked on commercial litigation, enforcement matters, and Anti-Terrorism Act litigation, and had an active pro bono practice focused on Guantánamo Bay detainee habeas litigation.
Mr. Sheldon is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New York.
Terris, Pravlik & Millian, LLP is a public interest law firm that litigates cases for clients with matters involving Environmental Law, Civil Rights Law, and Employment Law.