Patrick Rahill

Position: Associate Attorney | Cleveland
Location: Cleveland

Patrick is an Associate Attorney in the Cleveland office. Before joining Flannery | Georgalis, Patrick spent four years as a law clerk to the Honorable Christopher A. Boyko of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Prior to his clerkship, Patrick worked in private practice at a civil litigation boutique for three years, representing both individual and commercial clients in various business litigation in both state and federal court. He graduated summa cum laude from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, served as the Symposium Editor for the Cleveland State Law Review, and assisted Dean Craig Boise as a Research Assistant in Patrick’s final year in law school.


Miami University (B.A., Political Science, cum laude, 2012)
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2015, Law Review)

Government Service

Law Clerk, Hon. Christopher A. Boyko, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (2018-2022)
Extern, Hon. James S. Gwin, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (2014)


Northern District of Ohio

Professional Memberships

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Federal Bar Association

Awards & Recognitions

Cleveland State Law Review Editor of the Year (2014-2015)
Ohio State Bar Association Student Achievement for Meritorious Writing in the Field of Labor & Employment Law (2014)
CALI Awards for academic excellence in the courses of Contracts, Local Government, Estates & Trusts
The Howard White Award, Political Science (2012)
Outstanding Criminology Minor (2012)


Top Secret – The Defense of National Security Whistleblowers: Introducing a Multi-Factor Balancing Test, 63 CLEV. ST. L. REV. 237 (2014) (note)

Community Service

Take a Lap Foundation, Board Member
Miami University Rugby Football Club Alumni Association, Board Member
Cleveland Crusaders Rugby Club, Board Member
Cleveland Rugby Academy, Coach
Young Catholic Professionals, Former Board Member & President (2016-2018)