June 3, 2021


Jeff Spiers has joined intellectual property and technology law firm Patterson + Sheridan LLP as chief executive officer. He will be located primarily in the Houston office of the firm.

Spiers earned his B.S. degree in electrical engineering at Rice University and his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law. He joined Andrews Kurth LLP (now Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP) in Houston out of law school and practiced bankruptcy law at the firm before he was asked, in 2015, to take over the responsibilities of executive director. He brings over 30 years of experience practicing law and leading a law firm as CEO to Patterson + Sheridan.

“We are extremely fortunate,” comments Patterson + Sheridan founder Todd Patterson, “to have been able to acquire someone of Jeff Spiers’ enormous experience and talent to help lead our firm. We believe he will be an asset of great value in helping us to continue to grow the firm and expand our services to clients.”

Patterson + Sheridan LLP is an intellectual property and technology law firm with over 70 attorneys in seven offices located in Houston, Dallas and Waco, Texas; San Jose and San Diego, California; Shrewsbury, New Jersey and Greensboro, North Carolina. The firm specializes in the protection of clients’ assets and rights, by providing a variety of services including patent preparation and prosecution, trademark and brand protection, litigation, technology licensing, portfolio and risk management, and assistance with mergers and acquisitions. With seven offices located across the country, Patterson + Sheridan is able to provide greater service, value, and expertise locally, while maintaining the recognized national presence and international reach needed to achieve clients’ business goals. The firm is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2021.


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Jeff Spiers

Department Head, Chief Executive Officer