(248) 851-4111 
Breanne M. Patton
Associate

Phone: (248) 254-4959

Fax: (248) 851-0100

Breanne Patton brings a varied background to her legal work as an associate at Zausmer, August & Caldwell, including serving in a consulting role at a Big Four accounting firm.

Breanne began her career at a large Midwestern law firm, handling case strategy, discovery and motion practice, and risk evaluations for insurance, construction and employment litigation matters. She then ventured into the consulting world, where she managed a team of attorneys, advising banking and financial clients regarding securities contracts. More recently, she used her broad skill set at an AmLaw 100 firm, assisting with UCC disputes, automotive supplier and manufacturing issues, commercial leasing, and construction and real estate cases.

In her spare time, Breanne is an avid music fan and a patron of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. An experienced traveler, she aspires to visit Japan and Switzerland, and to indulge her love of sports cars by attending a performance driving school.

Education

  • Notre Dame Law School,
    Juris Doctor, 2009
  • Merit Scholarship Recipient
  • Studied International Business Law in London
  • Albion College,
    Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Management and Philosophy, magna cum laude, 2006
  • Jack Padgett Outstanding Philosophy Senior Award
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honorary
  • Merit Scholarship Recipient
  • Kappa Delta
  • Vice President of Public Relations, Panhellenic Council
  • IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Professional Groups

  • State Bar of Michigan
    Young Lawyers Section
  • American Bar Association
    Litigation, Business Law, Young Lawyers, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Sections
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals, CIPP/US