Patrick Holkins Associate

Patrick Holkins joined Gilbert in 2024. He represents major companies, creditors’ committees, and others in complex civil litigation and bankruptcy proceedings. He has experience litigating high impact matters under a range of federal statutes and in jurisdictions across the country. Patrick has led pre-litigation investigations, argued and defended numerous depositions, authored significant briefs, and appeared and argued in federal court, including at trial.

Prior to joining Gilbert, Patrick was a trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He clerked for the Honorable A. John Pelander of the Arizona Supreme Court.


  • 2013 – University of Arizona James. E. Rogers College of Law
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • Order of the Coif
    • Articles Editor – Arizona Law Review
  • 2009 – A.B., Harvard University


  • Virginia*
    • Not admitted in DC. Directly supervised by the principals of the firm.