As a member of Gould & Ratner’s Construction Practice, Patrick Johnson focuses on construction transactions and litigation matters. Pat provides strategic counsel to a wide range of owners, developers, general contractors and subcontractors pertaining to construction contract drafting and negotiation, project delivery methods, and litigation and claim resolution.

Before joining Gould & Ratner, Pat was an associate at another large law firm focusing on construction matters. Additionally, Pat worked as an attorney for a large Chicago based engineering firm where he had been previously employed as a structural engineer for over five years. As an engineer, Pat has worked on commercial and power generation projects both in the United States and in Dubai and is currently a licensed professional engineer in Illinois.



  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2012
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.S., Engineering , 2007
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., Engineering , 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Chicago Bar Association