Cozen O’Connor: Patton, Coleman Gregory

C. Gregory Patton

Associate

Philadelphia

(215) 665-5571

(215) 665-2013

Greg is an associate in the Corporate Practice. 

Greg received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School and Bachelor of Arts in political science from Dartmouth College, where he was also a three-year varsity letter winner in football. While he attended George Washington University, Greg served as a member and coach of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Board and volunteered with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).  

 

Experience

Publications

SEC Proposes Disclosure Requirements and Name Restrictions for Broker-Dealers & Investment Advisers [Corporate/Securities Alert]

June 18, 2018

In a series of three proposed regulations with requests for comments, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) seeks to enhance communications by broker-dealers and investment advisers to their customers and clients.

SEC Proposed Regulation Best Interest Regarding Duties Of Broker-Dealers [Securities Alert]

June 11, 2018

Ingrid Welch and Greg Patton discuss Release No. 34-83062 (Best Interest Release) proposed under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; the SEC's attempt to make clear that a broker-dealer may not put its own financial interests ahead of its retail customers when making recommendations.

SEC Proposes Clarification Regarding Fiduciary Duties Owed by Investment Advisers [Securities Alert]

May 08, 2018

Ingrid Welch and Greg Patton discuss three proposed regulations made by the SEC to enhance and clarify the standards of conduct and duties owed by brokers-dealers and investment advisers to their customers and clients.

Education

  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2017
  • Dartmouth College, B.A., 2013