Patrick J. Paul | Snell & Wilmer
Patrick Paul is a practical problem solver with more than 25 years of experience developing meaningful relationships with critical decision makers. With notable land use, environmental due diligence, zoning, regulatory, renewable energy and litigation experience, Patrick assists both large and small clients in traditional and developing industries manage regulatory compliance issues associated with the construction and development of manufacturing, distribution, renewable and fossil fuel power production facilities, hospitality venues, and the management of related complex land use, environmental and regulatory issues. He also provides land use and zoning counseling and assists new and expanding businesses maximize available economic incentives to facilitate relocation and growth. Patrick consistently represents clients before a bevy of regulatory agencies on environmental permitting matters, including air emissions, water utilization, wastewater discharge, and energy storage matters. He also represents clients in connection with the use of drones and unmanned aerial vehicles. In addition, Patrick regularly counsels clients with respect to the acquisition of food safety and liquor licenses regarding the production, importation and distribution of spiritous liquors for alcohol beverage companies, brewers, hotels, management companies, golf courses, restaurants and bars. He is a frequent author and speaker on these issues to various industry, legislative and legal education organizations, including as an adjunct professor in the Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) program at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
Kathryn M. Rattigan | Robinson + Cole
Kathryn Rattigan is a member of Robinson + Cole’s Business Litigation Group and Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Team. She advises clients on data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and compliance with related state and federal laws. Kathryn also provides legal advice regarding the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS, or drones) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. She represents clients across all industries, such as insurance, health care, education, energy, and construction.
Kathryn is a member of the firm’s Drone Compliance Team. As such, she advises clients on all legal issues surrounding the use of commercial drones, including navigation of Federal Aviation Administration regulations, commercial registration requirements, and Part 107 waivers. She reviews and prepares employee and subcontractor agreements for the piloting and use of drones. She advises commercial businesses on insurance options for adequate coverage for drone use. Kathryn is well versed on various local and state laws, regulations, and ordinances which apply to a business’ drone use. She assists clients with privacy and cybersecurity policies, procedures and programs to mirror the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s voluntary best practices, as well as other industry standards. Kathryn also handles drone-related litigation, such as claims involving manufacturing defects, personal injury, or property damage. She has given numerous presentations about implementing UAS into company infrastructure and privacy and cybersecurity issues related to drone use.
She writes for two of the firm’s blogs, Data Privacy + Security Insider and Health Law Diagnosis.