David Rue

David Rue

Chief Operating Officer

David Rue serves as Patterson Intellectual Property Law’s Chief Operating Officer. Within the firm, he is responsible for developing and implementing the firm’s operations and strategic development. In addition, David oversees the day-to-day functioning of the firm’s finance, technology, facilities, recruitment, human resources, and benefits operations.

Prior to joining Patterson, David served as Founder of Realize Legal Consulting, Chief Revenue Officer of The Concinnity Company, and Managing Director and Chief Strategy Officer at Bass, Berry & Sims.

David is a graduate of Western Kentucky University, and the J. David Rosenberg College of Law at the University of Kentucky.

David is an avid angler and conservationist. He is co-founder of the Coastal Conservation Association Music City Chapter, CCA’s only inland chapter. Since its founding in 2015, the chapter has raised more than $600,000, funding coastal habitat restoration projects from Oregon to Maryland. He let this beautiful Louisiana redfish go to live to fight another day.