Frederic Dorwart, Lawyers PLLC

Patrick Sandman

Mr. Sandman focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and represents individuals and businesses in state and federal court. He has significant experience in taking and defending depositions, preparing fact and expert witnesses for trial, and drafting dispositive motions.


Before joining the firm, Mr. Sandman clerked for the Honorable Robert B. Kugler in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and for the Honorable Jerome A. Holmes in the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He also practiced for several years in New York and Dallas, where he worked predominantly in mass torts, assisting with the then-largest multi-district litigations ever filed in the United States.

Mr. Sandman graduated with honors from Cornell Law School and served as an editor on the Cornell Law Review. Before law school, he earned a master’s degree from University of Oxford and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond.
University of Richmond, B.A. History, 2011, Summa Cum LaudePhi Beta Kapa

University of Oxford, M.A., History, 2012

Cornell Law School, J.D., 2018 Cum Laude; Editor, Cornell Law Review; Judicial Extern to Hon. Richard C. Wesley on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
New York, 2019
Texas, 2022