Patrick Brazill practices in the areas of education, labor and employment, and general civil litigation. He is an experienced litigator who handled matters before state and federal courts, as well as administrative proceedings before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Missouri Commission on Human Rights. He has prosecuted and defended a variety of employment claims, including race, age, gender, and religious discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and whistleblower claims. He has also gained experience litigating business and commercial disputes, real estate disputes, and personal injury cases, and underinsured motorist coverage claims.
Pat provides counsel in a variety of labor and employment contexts: investigating employee misconduct, coordinating discipline and termination decisions, drafting employee policies and handbooks, and responding to state and federal discrimination complaints. Pat is an experienced litigator who has handled matters before state and federal courts, as well as administrative proceedings before the Missouri Commission on Human Rights and the Missouri Division of Employment Security.
Within the education law context, Pat provides general counsel in all phases of school operations, with an emphasis on labor relations, personnel matters, school administration, student civil rights, special education, business services, and public requests for proposals. He will defend litigations in state and federal courts and represent districts before EEOC and MCHR.
Outside of his work with clients, Pat is youth soccer coach for the non-profit St. Louis Scott Gallagher where he focuses in equal parts on the technical and character development of his players.
Areas of Practice:
- Labor and Employment Law
- Education Law
- General Civil Rights
Bar and Court Admissions:
- United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
- Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, B.A.
- University of Missouri Kansas City, J.D.
- American Bar Association
- Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Charitable & Civic Activities:
- Youth Coach, St. Louis Scott Gallagher