CHRIS PATRICK - President of Basketball Operations
Bachelors, Political Science: Keuka College
"Basketball doesn't build character, it reveals it."
Chris Patrick is an NBA agent and attorney. Prior to law school, he played NCAA collegiate basketball as a point guard and was known for his peripheral vision and court awareness. Chris coached high school, AAU and collegiate level teams. He has recruited at all levels. His understanding of the game has translated into a keen sense for basketball talent and has given him the opportunity to succeed in his endeavors working with athletes.
Chris received his law degree from Western New England University, where he also served as President of the Sport & Entertainment Law Society. Before working at Court Vision XL, Chris worked for a prominent employment litigation firm in the San Francisco Bay area, where he was involved in contract negotiations for government officials and corporate executives for some of the largest ".com" companies in California's Silicon Valley. He also spent some time in New York, working in the Real Estate Law Firm of Donald A. Schneider, Esq.
As a basketball agent, Chris has negotiated on behalf of his clients with teams in the NBA, NBA D-League, Europe, Asia, and South America. With the NBA lockout in place, he assisted several high-level NBA players in securing deals in Europe with NBA-out clauses. Some of his clients include Ater Majok, drafted by Lakers, Tiny Gallon, drafted by Bucks, Dexter Pittman, drafted by Miami Heat and Andre Brown, who has spent time with Grizzlies and Charlotte Bobcats.
He is licensed by the NBA Players Association as well as the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), is the President of the Sport & Entertainment Law Society at WNEU and is an Advisor on the Southern Pioneer Valley Human Rights Committee.