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Patrick J. Barrett

Patrick J. Barrett

SVP, General Counsel
Hitachi America, Ltd.

Patrick J. Barrett is Senior Vice President and has been General Counsel of HAL since January 1, 2008. Barrett is responsible for overseeing HAL’s Legal and Import/Export functions and acts as the Company’s Compliance Officer. Barrett joined HAL in March 1986 and has held positions of increasing responsibility within the Company. Although the Legal Group provides a full range of in-house legal and import/export services to HAL and certain affiliates, Barrett has particular expertise in several legal areas including: Antitrust/Trade Regulation; Legal and Business Ethics Compliance; Employment Law; Commercial Law; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Corporate Re-organizations; Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures; Transfer Pricing and related issues; and, the establishment and growth of new businesses.

Barrett is an alumnus of Fairfield University (BA – History) and Fordham University School of Law (JD), where he was a member of the Fordham Law Review. Prior to his employment by HAL, Barrett worked as a litigator for Hughes, Hubbard & Reed in NYC.