Patricia Brandin passed away at her home on January 13, 2019 surrounded by her family. Patricia was a long time Hinsdale resident. She graduated from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in 1974. Following graduation she worked at Pope Ballard for 5 years before becoming a partner at Seyfarth Shaw. In 1989 she started at BP America where she was an employment lawyer, until her retirement in 2004. In her spare time she was an avid reader and enjoyed plays, musicals and the ballet. While she was still able bodied she was an incredible swimmer and loved the water. She also spoke beautiful French. Loving mother of Charlotte (Tim) Barnes and Allison Barnes. Beloved sister of Robert and Douglas Brandin. Funeral mass and interment pending.