Patrick J. Van Zanen’s practice encompasses commercial transactions and complex commercial litigation, including contract claims, fiduciary breaches, shareholder/partner/member disputes, auditor and accounting malpractice, and securities fraud litigation.


  • J.D., Arizona State University College of Law, 2001
  • M.P.A., Public Administration, Arizona State University, 1995
  • B.S., Arizona State University, 1993

Community Leadership

  • Arizona Small Business Association: Board of Directors
  • Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce: Economic Development Advisory Council; Public Policy Advisory Council
  • Arizona Animal Welfare League: Former Member, Board of Directors
  • Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants: Former Member
  • Maricopa County Board of Health: Former Member

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Arizona, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2011

Professional & Industry Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona