Patrick Bolling concentrates on finding practical solutions for his clients in a variety of industries. He is experienced in corporate transactions, data privacy and cybersecurity issues, and labor and employment matters.

Patrick is skilled in numerous types of commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions. Having litigated contract and real estate matters, he brings a valuable perspective to business deals. Patrick has closed many real estate transactions and advised buyers, sellers, and owners on commercial development, land use, and financing issues extensively.

He helps clients comply with privacy regulations, such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and manage intellectual property concerns, such as trademark registration and maintenance. In addition, Patrick advises clients on employment matters that arise in connection with their businesses and represents them in regulatory investigations.

Patrick was named a “Millennial on the Move” in 2017 and a “Top Lawyer” in 2020 by Lynchburg Business Magazine.

Prior to beginning his law practice, Patrick worked in federal regulatory, international, and scientific affairs for an international trade group. A native of Bedford, Va., Patrick is a former director and President of the Board of Directors of Arc of Central Virginia, serves on the Academy Center of the Arts’ MIX Committee, and is on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Legal Aid Society.



The Arc of Central Virginia
Former Director and President of the Board of Directors

Lynchburg Bar Association

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
National and Lynchburg Chapters

Virginia Bar Association
Executive Board of the Young Lawyer’s Division
Chair-Elect of the VBA Young Lawyer’s Division Statewide Law School Councils

Virginia Legal Aid Society
Board Member

Thought Leadership

Published Articles

Data in DangerLynchburg Business, August/September 2018

Can a Business Be Liable to Its Employees for LGBT Discrimination?Lynchburg Business, February 2018

Bueller? Bueller? Proposed Paid Sick Leave Rules For Federal Contractors, Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division “Opening Statement” (Page 6), October 2016

Five Things Virginia Should Know About Garnishment Summonses, Lynchburg Business, February 1, 2016

Brokers Beware: Homebuyers May Have a New Way to Sue You, Lynchburg Business, October 1, 2015

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974: What Parents, Students and School Officials Need to Know, Lynchburg Business, July 31, 2015

Featured Posts

Speaking Engagements

Tennessee Credit Union Association | CEO Update | May 7, 2020

CO.STARTERS | Opportunity Lynchburg | April 13, 2020

CO.STARTERS | Opportunity Lynchburg | October 14, 2019


2019 Labor and Employment Seminar Series | October 2 - November 5

37th Annual Labor & Employment Seminar Series | September 20, 2018


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