Bradley is pleased to announce that Jon H. Patterson, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, is the recipient of Bradley’s 2021 Diversity Leadership Award.
Established in 2015, the Diversity Leadership Award recognizes a Bradley partner who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to promoting and advancing the firm’s goal of being a diverse and mutually supportive community.
“Jon is a valued leader who is dedicated to promoting the firm’s core values of diversity and inclusion,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan M. Skeeters. “We are thankful for his leadership and for all of our exceptional nominees who continue to cultivate a climate of inclusion, sensitivity, open-mindedness, and respect.”
George D. Medlock, Jr., Bradley’s Director of Inclusion and Diversity, added, “Since joining the firm Jon has been personally committed to creating an inclusive environment, engaging in honest discussions, staffing his matters with diverse teams, and mentoring diverse attorneys, and we are grateful for his contributions.”
Mr. Patterson is a member of Bradley’s Banking & Financial Services Practice Group and chair of the firm’s Artificial Intelligence and Legal Project Management Task Force. He serves as lead counsel for various national banks and mortgage servicers, managing the litigation of over 2,000 cases nationwide. Mr. Patterson routinely advises clients in defense of various claims arising out of alleged violations of state and federal law including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Real Estate Settlement and Procedures Act (RESPA), the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Mr. Patterson also oversees the firm’s efforts in legal technology and process management to foster innovation.