Patrick T. Wittenbrink focuses his practice in the areas of banking and finance, business law, estate planning, and real estate. Patrick provides estate planning and related services to privately held business owners and their families and represents borrowers and equity investors with the acquisition, financing, disposition and leasing of real estate.  He also has significant experience in wealth preservation through the preparation of revocable trusts, wills, living wills, powers of attorney, and real estate transfers.

Patrick’s finance practice includes the representation of borrowers and lenders in connection with the structuring, negotiation and documentation of commercial finance transactions.  He advises corporations and closely-held businesses on issues concerning formation and development planning, corporate governance, acquisitions, sales and the negotiation and documentation of business transactions.


Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, MO., J.D., 2005

Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL., M.B.A., 2002, B.S., Finance & Economics, 2000

Community Involvement
  • The Estate Planning Council of St. Louis
  • St. Louis Chapter of Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, Associate Member, 2016-Present
  • Wings of Hope, Board of Directors, 2016-2022
  • Great Rivers Habitat Alliance, Board of Directors – Member, 2010-Present
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Gateway Chapter, Board of Trustees – Member, 2015-2019
  • Planning/Zoning Commission, City of Glendale, Missouri – Member, 2008-2012
  • Young Variety, Children’s Charity of St. Louis, Board of Directors – Member, 2005-2009
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • The Illinois State Bar Association
  • St. Louis County Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers – “The Best Lawyers in America” – Real Estate Law; Trusts and Estates (2022-present)
  • “Top 100 St. Louisans To Know to Succeed in Business” by St. Louis Small Business Monthly (2018)
  • Super Lawyers
    • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers (2023)
    • Missouri and Kansas Rising Stars (2016-2018)
  • “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2015)
  • Client Distinction Award by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell (2013)
Publications & Presentations
  • Co-author, “Commercial Lease Extensions: Recent Missouri Case Law and Practical Considerations” St. Louis Bar Journal (Winter 2023).