Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP is pleased to announce that the Kentucky Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (“ACC”) has approved the nomination of Crystal M. Patterson to its Board of Directors. The ACC Kentucky Chapter serves approximately 100 corporate counsel members in the cities of Louisville, Lexington and the surrounding areas. With the resources of the national organization and unmatched networking opportunities locally, ACC Kentucky is the premier organization for in-house counsel in the state.
Crystal Patterson serves as General Counsel to Gulfstream Commercial Services, LLC and its affiliates, including MidAmerica Jet, Inc. She interacts daily with company executives to identify and resolve the myriad of legal issues affecting mid-sized businesses: from contract drafting and negotiation to human resources; entity formation and transactions to litigation oversight; insurance procurement and claims to real estate sales, leasing and management. In addition to her role with Gulfstream Commercial Services, Ms. Patterson also serves as Counsel to Wyatt, advising individuals and entities involved in fiduciary and complex business litigation disputes, including will and trust contests, business break-ups, and ERISA litigation. She is licensed to practice law in Kentucky, North Dakota, Minnesota and the United States Tax Court. Prior to joining Wyatt and Gulfstream, Ms. Patterson practiced law for sixteen years with Fredrikson & Byron, PA in Minneapolis. She earned her law degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif, and her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from North Dakota State University.