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Patrick S. Richter

Principal and Office Litigation Manager

P 512-362-7417 F 512-362-5574


Patrick S. Richter


Patrick S. Richter is a principal and the office litigation manager of the Austin, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice consists of representing employers in all aspects of the employment relationship, from preventive counseling and advice, to drafting and negotiating contracts, to litigation.

Patrick has significant litigation experience involving federal and state employment and labor statutes, intellectual property and trade secrets, covenants not to compete, stock option agreements, employment contracts, and wrongful discharge claims.

He is a frequent speaker before business and employer associations, including the Austin Bar Association. Patrick is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He graduated from University of Houston Law School with honors and was an associate editor of the Houston Law Review.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Texas Super Lawyers®, "Super Lawyers" (2012-present)  

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Austin Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Texas Bar College
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • State Bar of Texas

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, South Central Texas Chapter, Board of Trustees Member (2013-2019)
  • Team Mercy Project, Member
  • Wounded Warrior Project, Pro Bono Volunteer


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