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Patrick A. Tighe

Patrick A. Tighe

Associate| Phoenix


Patrick Tighe focuses his practice in commercial litigation. Prior to joining Snell & Wilmer, Patrick clerked for Chief Justice Scott Bales of the Arizona Supreme Court and Judge David G. Campbell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

  • Harvard Kennedy School of Government (M.P.P., 2016)
  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2015)
    • Contributing Editor, Michigan Law Review
    • Student Attorney, International Refugee Assistance Project
    • Student Member, Outlaws
  • University of Notre Dame (B.A., Honors Philosophy, magna cum laude, 2010)
  • “Exploring Discretion: How Probation Officers and Probationers Approach Revocation,” Author, Maricopa County Adult Probation Department (2016)
  • “Underbanked: Financial Cooperatives as a Potential Solution to the Marijuana Banking Problem,” Author, 114 Mich. L. Rev. 803 (2016)
  • Ninth Circuit Pro Bono Program, Pro Bono Attorney (2018)
  • International Refugee Assistance Project, Student Attorney (2013-2016)
  • Harvard Square Homeless Shelter, Volunteer (2014)
  • D.C. Pro Bono Program, Paralegal Volunteer (2010-2012)
  • South Bend Juvenile Correctional Facility, Tutor (2008-2009)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, Rules Law Clerk to Hon. David G. Campbell (2017-2018)
  • Arizona Supreme Court, Law Clerk to Chief Justice Scott Bales (2016-2017)
  • Harvard University, Department of Economics, Teaching Fellow (2015-2016)
  • Snell & Wilmer, Summer Associate (2015)
  • Dukakis Fellowship, Governor of Colorado, Marijuana Coordination Team, Fellow (2014)
  • U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona, Criminal Division, Law Clerk (2013)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Paralegal Specialist (2010-2012)
  • Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Arizona