Patrick B. Bocash

General Litigation Senior Career Associate


Patrick Bocash's diverse practice encompasses complex civil and appellate litigation, bankruptcy and restructuring, and public policy advocacy.

Patrick has represented a number of clients in high-stakes litigation, including bankruptcy proceedings for the cities of Stockton, CA and Vallejo, CA, which received extensive press coverage.  Patrick has also represented the California Insurance Commissioner in numerous matters, including the conservation and liquidation of insolvent insurance companies.

Additionally, Patrick has represented start-up clients in nationwide regulatory and legislative campaigns in conjunction with Orrick's Public Policy Group and has also worked with Orrick's Appellate Group on multiple cases before the Ninth Circuit and Supreme Court.

  • Patrick joined Orrick as a lateral associate in 2011. Prior to that, Patrick worked as a contract lawyer for Goodwin & Goodwin, LLP, in 2010 and previously worked as a pro bono lawyer for Legal Aid of West Virginia and as staff counsel for the West Virginia Independent Commission on Judicial Reform after clerking for the Honorable M. Blane Michael on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.