Magistrate Judge Anthony P. Patti
Anthony P. Patti was sworn in as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan on January 5, 2015. He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan, cum laude in 1987 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame in 1990.
After law school, he joined the law office of Hooper, Hathaway, Price, Beuche & Wallace in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he practiced for 24 years in the areas of complex and general commercial litigation, trade secrets and unfair competition law, trademark and copyright law, employment and employment litigation, securities litigation, tort litigation, professional malpractice law, probate litigation, and appellate work.
He has served as an adjunct professor of law at the Ave Maria School of Law and at Western Michigan University's Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where he taught Trial Advocacy and Medical Malpractice courses. He has also taught Political Science and Criminal Justice courses at several other universities and colleges, including Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, American Government, the American Judicial Process, and the American Legal System. He is currently an adjunct faculty member at the University of Michigan – Dearborn.